Yale School of Medicine researchers have described for the first time the structure of a member in an enigmatic family of proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease, a crucial early step in understanding key mechanisms of the disease and designing drugs to combat dementia.
Warning health care providers and patients that surgical placement of mesh through the vagina to repair pelvic organ prolapse may expose patients to greater risk than other surgical options.
Intelligent control applications often call for multi-axis solutions to meet demanding performance requirements. Configuring a control solution in a mother board/daughter board array is a convenient...
Taoglas Limited (www.taoglas.com) today launched the PA.700.A “Viking” antenna, a LTE, septa-band, surface mount antenna (SMT). It delivers efficiency of over 70% in a design that is significantly smaller than current market wide-band antennas.
Binder-USA, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of connectors and cordsets, has expanded its M12 Series 763 product line with a new cable specifically designed for CAN-bus applications.
Piher International Corporation has announced the immediate availability of a new shaft angle rotary sensor - the PST-360 Through-Hole Position Sensor.
PositiveID Corporation Successfully Completes Development of Its Continuous Glucose Sensor to Accurately Measure Glucose Levels in Human BloodJuly 14, 2011 8:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments
PositiveID Corporation Successfully Completes Development of Its Continuous Glucose Sensor to Accurately Measure Glucose Levels in Human Blood
EU-funded scientists have developed risk assessment criteria for engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) that will help support experts in making innovation and policy decisions. An outcome of the NANOHOUSE ('Life cycle of nanoparticle-based products used in house coating') project...
Multitest, a designer and manufacturer of final test handlers, contactors and load boards used by integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) and final test subcontractors worldwide, announces that Reinhart Richter has been promoted to President of the Multitest Group effective immediately.
Physician-only social network Sermo Inc. has launched Sermo Mobile, an application that gives physicians real-time access to the knowledge base that resides with the network’s member base of doctors, officials said.
Cornell scientists have helped develop a new method to end life-threatening heart fibrillations with much less pain and potential damage. Their study is published in Nature.
With U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse providing a video address on manufacturing’s key role in boosting the American economy, the 2011 International Forum on Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) in Warwick, R.I., quickly established that early product design strategies are the new business model for competitive companies.
iKey announced the release of the FP10-USB flat-panel display powered by a single USB cable. The 10.4-inch display has a slim polycarbonate case and an operating temperature of 0C to +40C.
Atmel announced additional features to the already-successful 8/16-bit AVR XMEGA microcontroller (MCU) family with the industry’s lowest power consumption of 100nA with 5µS wake-up time.
TDK-Lambda Americas, a group company of the TDK Corporation, has introduced a new line of “green” 250-watt power supplies that comply with the European energy saving requirements...
VCTCXO products with 1 to 220 MHz frequencies, industrial temperature and 500 fs jitter are optimized for telecom, networking, and wireless applications.
Former Medicare official Barry M. Straube has been named to the board of directors at Lawrence medical device company NxStage Medical Inc.
Cerulean Pharma Inc., a Cambridge company developing tumor-targeted nanopharmaceuticals, today said it has dosed the first patients in a Phase 2 clinical trial of its main drug candidate CRLX101, a potential therapy for non-small cell lung cancer.
The Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis, a national nonprofit organization in Waltham focused on supporting development of treatments and a cure for multiple sclerosis, has appointed Robert McBurney as CEO of the national nonprofit organization.
Rack and pinion technology is commonly used in linear motion systems to convert rotary motion into linear motion. Providing versatile operation, rack and pinion systems can be employed in a variety of motion control applications, ranging from cutting systems to medical and robotics applications. A traditional rack and pinion system is
TE Circuit Protection announces the 2410SFV family of 20 new AC/DC fuses featuring current ratings from 0.5A to 20.0A. The 2410 fuses help provide secondary-side circuit protection, conserve board space and reduce design costs in a broad array of high-voltage, high-current designs....
Atmel Corporation today announced early sampling of its 32-bit ARM Cortex -M3-based microcontrollers (MCUs) with 1MB embedded Flash and 128KB SRAM. The new Atmel SAM3S16 Cortex-M3 MCU offers high performance, low power and large memory density...
Researchers have discovered a way to capture and harness energy transmitted by such sources as radio and television transmitters, cell phone networks and satellite communications systems.
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