Smart Fibers Could Bring Smarter Clothes

July 20, 2010 7:35 am Podcasts Comments

We have smart cars and smart phones, why not smart clothes? They might be coming soon. Materials scientist Yoel Fink describes his work developing fibers that take photos, listen and transmit sound. He says a shirt may one day monitor your health by tracking body sounds.

Beach Season For Horseshoe Crabs

July 20, 2010 7:35 am Podcasts Comments

Each summer, horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus) along the Atlantic shore crawl onto beaches to mate and lay eggs -- making now a good time for marine scientists like John Tanacredi to monitor population size. Science Friday visits a New York beach to catch a glimpse of the action.

Are Protons Even Smaller Than We Thought?

July 20, 2010 7:35 am Podcasts Comments

An international team of physicists reexamined the radius of a proton, and found it to be 4 percent smaller than previously thought. Are they mistaken, or is something missing from the long-held theory of quantum electrodynamics? Physicist Brian Odom of Northwestern University discusses.


Harold Varmus Returns To Politics

July 20, 2010 7:34 am Podcasts Comments

The Nobel Prize winner and former NIH director has received another presidential appointment: director of the National Cancer Institute. Ira Flatow and Varmus discuss the intersection of politics and science, the genetics of cancer and the process by which basic research becomes medicine.

Climate Scientists Move Forward After Scandal

July 20, 2010 7:34 am Podcasts Comments

Last December, e-mails written by climate scientists raised suspicion of scientific misconduct and conspiracy. International investigations have since exonerated the scientists of accusations of manipulating data. New York Times contributor Andrew Revkin explains what happened.

Johnny Quickparts Gets a Quote - Episode 2

July 19, 2010 1:31 am | by JohnnyQuickparts Videos Comments

With American manufacturing prowess at stake and with time running out, Johnny quickly explores the different options available for obtaining a rapid prototype quote for his new engineered part that just might save the world. It's do or die in this exciting second episode of Johnny's...

Groundbreaking New Lung Imaging System

July 17, 2010 10:31 am | by ISRAEL21cdotcom Videos Comments

The FDA recently approved a groundbreaking new non-invasive, radiation-free lung imaging system created by Deep Breeze, Ltd, an Israeli company in Or Akiva. It is viewed by some as the most important medical imaging technology since ultrasound. It is being marketed by GE Healthcare in...


High Performance Robotic Ankle Rehabilitation Device

July 16, 2010 12:31 pm | by IITVideos Videos Comments

The video shows a 2-dof parallel robot design for ankle rehabilitation. The device can be used for passive and active exercises. In the first case, the patient is passive and the device applies a motion to the patient's foot. In the latter case, the device is passive and the patient...


Rugged, portable data products at ESC 2009

July 15, 2010 12:33 pm | by GBNexus Videos Comments This year Nexus GB, the exclusive UK distributor of Datakey Electronics range of portable memory products, exhibited at the Embedded Systems Conference on stand 231 in FiVE. It showed its entire range of tokens and receptacles, including autoclave and EtO capable...

Nanotech Today: Nano-Engineered Medicine - Dean Ho - Pt. 1

July 15, 2010 12:33 pm | by NanotechToday Videos Comments

On Nanotech Today ( brought to you by InTimeTV ( Dr. Ogan Gurel interviews Dr. Dean Ho (Assistant Professor of Biomedical & Mechanical Engineering at Northwestern University) discusses " Emerging Technologies for Nano-Engineered Medicine "...

High Speed Syringe Packaging 800 PPM

July 15, 2010 12:33 pm | by ArthurGRussell Videos Comments

Takes syringes from bulk, sorts them and loads them into final package at 800 PPM!

Dentasafe Intubation Tooth Guard From

July 15, 2010 12:32 pm | by ebalel Videos Comments

Dentasafe is a simple solution to an unfortunate problem. A Dentasafe strip is applied to the flange of the laryngoscope blade. The Dentasafe strip creates a cushion barrier between the hard steel and the patient's teeth. I found this on


Meiban's Helen Ho Talks About the Importance of User-Centric Design

July 13, 2010 8:32 am Videos Comments

Helen Ho of Meiban explains why a user-centric design approach is becoming more important for medical device manufacturers to MDT Editor-in-Chief, Sean Fenske, during a visit to the company facility in Singapore. Additionally, Helen touches upon the company's unique sequential molding...

The Arthur G. Russell Co.'s Robert Ensminger explains the value of custom automation solutions

July 12, 2010 12:32 pm | by MDTeditor Videos Comments

Robert J. Ensminger, President of The Arthur G. Russell Co., Inc., highlights the capabilities of the company as an automation systems solution provider for medical device manufacturers. Additionally, he discusses the value of custom capabilities when implementing an automation solution...

Epson Robot's Phil Baratti talks robotic solutions to help production times

July 12, 2010 12:32 pm | by MDTeditor Videos Comments

Phil Baratti, Applications Engineering Manager at Epson Robots, shows several new robots with enhanced functionality for medical device manufacturing. Visit to find out more about Eastman Chemical Co.


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