Where The Word 'Genome' Came From

July 12, 2010 11:39 am Podcasts Comments

In 1920, a botanist named Hans Winkler merged the Greek words "genesis" and "soma" to describe a body of genes. On this episode of Science Diction, historian Howard Markel discusses the word "genome" and how it became the most popular way of describing all of our genetic material.

Avnet Electronics Marketing at the Medical Design West Show

July 7, 2010 9:31 am | by BusinessWire Videos Comments

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Tecomet's Art Burghouwt shows photochemical etching capabilities in making surface texture

July 7, 2010 8:32 am | by MDTeditor Videos Comments

Art Burghouwt, Director of Business Development at Tecomet, shows how the company is able to provide a surface texture on orthopedic implantables using a photochemical etching process. The advantage over traditional coating processes is that this process is repeatable to fabricate the...


Reny and Company's Steve Raiken Talks Speed to Production

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MDTeditor Videos Comments

Steve Raiken of Reny & Company offers solutions to get to the production stage faster when medical device components are needed. MDT Editor-in-Chief, Sean Fenske, was able to catch-up with Steve at the MD&M West 2010 show. Visit for more information about Reny & Company.

Inzign's Phua Swee Hoe Discusses Medical Device Molding

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MDTeditor Videos Comments

Phua Swee Hoe of Inzign talks about the company's focus on molding capabilities for medical device manufacturers with MDT Editor-in-Chief, Sean Fenske, during a visit to the company facility in Singapore. Visit for more information about Inzign.

Racer Technology's Willy Koh explains molding capabilties

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MDTeditor Videos Comments

Willy Koh, CEO of Racer Technology, explains the advantages the company brings to the table in terms of serving as a one-stop shop for OEMs. They offer product/mechanical design through to complete box build of a device. The company is able to offer a comprehensive array of solutions as a...

Microchip Technology Multimedia Expansion Board

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MicrochipTechnology Videos Comments

Visit to learn more. Overview of the Multimedia Expansion Board for PIC32 for high performance user interface development.

Momentive's Sharon Shatto talks StatSil antimicrobial silicone elastomer technology

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MDTeditor Videos Comments

Sharon Shatto, Americas Healthcare Marketing Manager at Momentive Performance Materials, talks about the award winning (2009 Frost and Sullivan Product Innovation Award) StatSil antimicrobial silicone elastomer technology platform. The material addresses the need for antimicrobial...


MicroCare Medical's Jay Tourigny talks about collaboration with Dow Corning on coating technology

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MDTeditor Videos Comments

Jay Tourigny, VP of Operations at MicroCare Medical, discusses the collaboration with the company and Dow Corning to offer an innovative coating solution. He also demonstrates the advantage of what MicroCare's coating delivery technology can do when used with the Dow product. Visit...

Nelson Labs' Dan Floyd Highlights the EtO sterilization validation process

July 7, 2010 7:32 am | by MDTeditor Videos Comments

Dan Floyd, Sterilization Section Leader at Nelson Labs, walks you through the validation process for a medical device using EtO sterilization for the first time. Visit to find out more about Nelson Labs.

LightWorks Optics' Dan Barber announces grant received to develop cell selection device

July 7, 2010 6:30 am | by MDTeditor Videos Comments

Dan Barber, President of LightWorks Optics, talks about the grant the company has received from the NIH to develop a cell selection device. He also discusses the company's capabilities. Visit to find out more about LightWorks Optics.

Van der Stahl MD-850

July 7, 2010 6:30 am | by vanderstahl Videos Comments The MD-850-US medical pouch sealer represents the most advanced microprocessor-controlled packaging offered in the medical device arena, with finely tuned pressure transducers and thermal probes with high accuracy and acuity. The MD-850 medical device...

MEDICA 2009: Films for Medical Device Packaging - Sealed Air

July 7, 2010 6:30 am | by MEDICATradeFair Videos Comments

Nicholas Berendt, European Marketing Manager at Sealed Air, explained how films for pharmaceuticals can be used to separate two individual ingredients for example in anti-cancer drug therapy . Watch more videos at:

Jim Brown of Colder Products Co. With New Connector Options

July 6, 2010 7:31 pm | by MDTeditor Videos Comments

Jim Brown of Colder Products Company demonstrates a new connector technology for MDT Editor-in-Chief, Sean Fenske at the MD&M West 2010 show. Jim also discusses new connector options in their product line. Visit or for more information...

New Scale Technologies 2-minute overview

July 6, 2010 5:31 pm | by NewScaleTechnologies Videos Comments

New Scale specializes in ingeniously small motion systems ideal for use in consumer electronics, medical devices, security systems and scientific instrumentation. This 2-minute overview video introduces our SQUIGGLE micro motor and TRACKER position sensor technology.


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