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Prototype Electrolyte Sensor to Provide Immediate Read-Outs

June 4, 2014 10:49 am | by DOE/Sandia National Laboratories | News | Comments

Patients trying to navigate today's complex medical system with its costly laboratory analyses might prefer a pain-free home diagnostic device, worn on the wrist, that can analyze, continuously record and immediately remedy low electrolyte...

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Progress on Detecting Glucose Levels in Saliva

June 4, 2014 10:44 am | by Brown University | News | Comments

Researchers from Brown University have developed a new biochip sensor that can selectively measure concentrations of glucose in a complex solution similar to human saliva. The advance is an important step toward a device that would enable...

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Easy-to-use Portable 3D Measuring System

June 4, 2014 10:41 am | by MDT Staff | Nikon Metrology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Nikon Metrology has announced the release of its easy-to-use intelligent Portable 3D Measuring System, the P3D.  Measuring a product’s performance and design has become increasingly important, not only for research & development, but for production and quality control...

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Image Processing Optical Measurement

June 4, 2014 10:38 am | by MDT Staff | Werth, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The newly redesigned ScopeCheck Multi-Sensor Coordinate Measuring Machines offers full image processing with variable working distance. This combination of optics, software, and lighting control provides consistent, automatic measurement over a run of parts with reflective variability...

AxoGen Receives DoD Funding for Next Generation Peripheral Nerve Repair Research

June 4, 2014 10:35 am | by AxoGen | News | Comments

AxoGen Inc., the emerging leader of the $1.6 billion U.S. peripheral nerve repair market, announced that it would share in the award of two Department of Defense Grants totaling approximately $1.9 million with Brigham and Women’s Hospital...

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Absolute Linear Kit Encoder with High Mounting Tolerances

June 4, 2014 10:31 am | by MDT Staff | Heidenhain Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

HEIDENHAIN is adding another absolute linear kit encoder to its kit encoder family. The LIC 2100 series was developed as an addition to HEIDENHAIN’s LIC 4000/LIC 4100 encoders to serve applications where very high mounting tolerances and unlimited reliability are more important than maximum accuracy...

3D Silicon Shapes Fold Themselves When Wetted by Microscopic Droplets

June 4, 2014 10:29 am | by American Institute of Physics (AIP) | News | Comments

Researchers from the University of Twente in the Netherlands have taken the precise art of origami down to the microscopic scale. Using only a drop of water, the scientists have folded flat sheets of silicon nitride into cubes, pyramids...

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UV-LED Illuminators Emitting over 15W of Optical Power

June 4, 2014 10:27 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Innovations in Optics has introduced LumiBright 3300B UV-LED Illuminators for Digital Light Processing (DLP) applications such as 3D printing, maskless lithography, prepress digital imaging, phototherapy, and refractive surgery...

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Welch Allyn Acquires Assets of PediaVision

June 4, 2014 10:02 am | by Welch Allyn | News | Comments

Welch Allyn, Inc., a leading medical diagnostic device company that delivers pragmatic innovation at the point of care, today announced the acquisition of certain assets of PediaVision Holdings, LLC of Lake Mary, FL.  Founded in 2007...  

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Arthrosurface Implants the First ToeMotion Total Toe in the U.S.

June 4, 2014 9:59 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Arthrosurface, Inc., a developer of less-invasive joint restoration systems, performed its first ToeMotion total toe surgeries with Dr. Carl Hasselman last week at UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Hasselman, who has been using the HemiCAP system...

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LayerWise Wins GE’s Global 3D Printing Production Quest

June 4, 2014 9:50 am | by LayerWise | News | Comments

GE awarded LayerWise as winner of its worldwide open innovation challenge, the 3D Printing Production Quest. The winning submission of LayerWise proves the company’s capability to produce complex medical imaging device parts with high... 

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RFID Enables a Clear Line of Sight to Time Savings

June 3, 2014 4:16 pm | by Angela Hoffman, Marketing Manager, Northern Apex Corporation | Northern Apex-Rfid | Articles | Comments

When it comes to inventory control of chemicals and reagents, bar coding is still one of the most commonly used identification methods in the IVD industry. This article illustrates how RFID can offer a much more efficient system. While the...

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New Challenges/Opportunities for Medical Device Manufacturers Forged by the ACA

June 3, 2014 4:04 pm | by Claudio Bellini, COO, COSMED USA | Blogs | Comments

Amid all the back-and-forth political discussion and controversy surrounding the Affordable Care Act, one fact is clear: more people will have access to traditional healthcare services than ever before. And with that reality, it has become...

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Making Embryos from Three People Doesn't Look Unsafe

June 3, 2014 3:58 pm | by Maria Cheng, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

Britain's fertility regulator says controversial techniques to create embryos from the DNA of three people "do not appear to be unsafe" even though no one has ever received the treatment, according to a new report released Tuesday. The report...

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Apple Expands into Health with New Software

June 3, 2014 3:52 pm | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple is expanding into home and health management as the company tries to turn its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers into an interchangeable network of devices that serve as a hub of people's increasingly digital lives. The new tools for...

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