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Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Mann joins NSBRI’s Board of Directors

October 1, 2010 7:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Dr. Reinhold C. Mann has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI). He is the associate laboratory director for environmental and life sciences at Brookhaven.

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CMOS Isolators: A Critical Safety Measure for Medical Electronics

October 1, 2010 7:13 am | by Don Alfano, Silicon Labs | Articles | Comments

Safety standards for AC line-powered medical electronic systems require galvanic isolation to protect patients and operators from electrically induced trauma. The direct connection between machine and patient together with the presence of conductive body fluids and gels...

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Design Considerations for Amplifiers Used in Electrocardiograms

October 1, 2010 6:45 am | by Kevin Tretter, Microchip Technology | Articles | Comments

The use of Electrocardiograms (ECGs) has increased dramatically over the years, and technological advances continue to make the results from such devices more and more useful. When designing an ECG, several considerations must be taken into account...

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Yale Receives Mellon Challenge Grant for New Conservation Center on West Campus

October 1, 2010 6:21 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Yale's comprehensive Conservation Center has been awarded an endowment challenge grant of $1.5 million from...

Closed Loop Control Matches Improvements in CT Technology

October 1, 2010 5:57 am | by Lee Stephens, Kollmorgen, www.kollmorgen.com | Articles | Comments

Significant advancements in imaging capabilities have occurred recently in CT (Computed Tomography) scan technology. Improved image resolution, larger image process receivers...

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Solar Combiner sports top weight to KW ratio

October 1, 2010 5:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bentek Solar introduces its new Solar Bi-Polar Array Combiner. The Bi-Polar Array combiner was designed and manufactured specifically for the Schneider Electric Xantrex GT-30 Grid Tie Solar Inverter.

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World's First Freeform Escalator

October 1, 2010 5:24 am | by LabEquipment | Videos | Comments

Architects will be able to create escalators in any shape they want, even freeform curves, thanks to the first significant rethink of escalator design since the 'moving stairway' was invented in 1897. A system known as the 'Levytator' has been developed by Jack Levy, an Emeritus Professor...

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Sage Electronic SmartProbe Demo at the 2010 ESC

October 1, 2010 5:22 am | Videos | Comments

SmartProbe for AMD platforms enables a developer to comprehensively and efficiently evaluate and manipulate the inner workings of the processor, chipset and peripherals.

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New HP CEO to get $1.2M base salary, signing bonus

October 1, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard's new CEO, Leo Apotheker, will get an annual salary of $1.2 million, a $4 million signing bonus and restricted shares in the technology company.Hewlett-Packard Co. said Friday that the 57-year-old Apotheker will also be eligible to receive cash incentives if the company meets...

Satcon expands partnership with GCL Solar to include strategic manufacturing agreement

September 30, 2010 10:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Additional 500 megawatts in expected annual production capacity beginning in March 2011 increases worldwide manufacturing capacity to over 2 gigawatts

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New microfluidic device helps identify and capture breast cancer cells

September 30, 2010 10:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a new disposable device that could help identify patients with advanced breast cancer awaiting drug therapy with trastuzumab, and capture cancer cells that have an abnormal amount of the protein HER2 (typically found in aggressive breast cancers).

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SPAWAR looks to smart system technology & commercialization center for MEMS sensor technology

September 30, 2010 9:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Military sensors specialists at the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) in San Diego are looking to microelectronics experts at the Smart System Technology & Commercialization Center in Canandaigua, N.Y., to fabricate micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) for military...

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SiTime introduces interactive, online design support tools

September 30, 2010 9:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

New tools accelerate deployment of MEMS-based silicon timing solutions

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Analog Devices? MEMS digital gyroscope offers higher rate sensing accuracy where extreme shock and vibration are present

September 30, 2010 9:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

ADI?s ADXRS453 digital iMEMS® gyroscope achieves 0.01°/sec/g sensitivity during linear acceleration,16°/hr null offset stability, and is the industry?s most stable, vibration-immune MEMS gyro.

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Quantum signals converted to Telecom wavelengths

September 30, 2010 8:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Using optically dense, ultracold clouds of rubidium atoms, three key elements needed for quantum information systems have been advanced ? including a technique for converting photons carrying quantum data to wavelengths that can be transmitted long distances on optical fiber telecom networks.

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