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Exosome-coated stent heals vascular Injury and repairs tissue
A recent case study from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill demonstrates that, with training, neural control of a powered prosthetic ankle can restore a wide range of abilities, including standing on very challenging surfaces and squatting.
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Prosthetic ankles can restore a wide range of functions
A recent case study from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill demonstrates that, with training, neural control of a powered prosthetic ankle can restore a wide range of abilities, including standing on very challenging surfaces and squatting.
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Discovery could help lengthen lifespan of electronic devices
Ferroelectric materials are used in many devices, including memories, capacitors, actuators and sensors. These devices are commonly used in both consumer and industrial instruments, such as computers, medical ultrasound equipment and underwater sonars.
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Spin defects under control
Boron nitride is a technologically interesting material because it is very compatible with other two-dimensional crystalline structures. It therefore opens up pathways to artificial heterostructures or electronic devices built on them with fundamentally new properties.
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Medical diagnostics: Tattoo made of gold nanoparticles
Color changes of gold nanoparticles under the skin reveal concentration changes of substances in the body.
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Screening for skin disease on your laptop
The founding chair of the Biomedical Engineering Department at the University of Houston is reporting a new deep neural network architecture that provides early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis (SSc), a rare autoimmune disease marked by hardened or fibrous skin and internal organs.
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Covid-19 mask study: layering and material choice matter
Wearing a face mask can protect yourself and others from Covid-19, but the type of material and how many fabric layers used can significantly affect exposure risk, finds a study from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
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Viewing the virus close up
Advancing research into how viruses penetrate and act on human cells requires powerful cell imaging approaches. Soft X-ray microscopy is particularly suitable but has so far not been widely available. A pan-European research project called "Compact Cell-Imaging Device" with Heidelberg participation seeks to develop this technology for extensive application in medical research.
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Broadband mid-infrared source for remote sensing
A research team of the National Institutes of Natural Sciences, National Institute for Fusion Science and Akita Prefectural University have successfully demonstrated a broadband mid-infrared (MIR) source with a simple configuration.
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3D organoid models to fine-tune radiation dose for nasopharyngeal cancer
First of its kind 3D organoid models of nasopharyngeal cancer help to fine-tune radiation doses, and lower the chances of Nasopharyngeal Cancer recurrence and reduce mortality rate.
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Covid-19 test detects the virus even when it mutates
A team of scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has developed a diagnostic test that can detect the virus that causes COVID-19 even after it has gone through mutations.
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Zooming in on Muscle Cells
Scientists have produced the first high-resolution 3D image of the sarcomere, the basic contractile unit of skeletal and heart muscle cells, by using electron cryo-tomography (cryo-ET).
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Wafer-thin nanopaper changes from firm to soft at the touch of a button
Bioinspired cellulose nanofibrils can be controlled by electricity / Strength and stiffness can be modulated via an electrical switch.
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The arrangement matters: how to design advanced thermoelectrics
Thermoelectrics have been providing power for many space missions and found widespread applications in cooling systems from the electronics to medical fields. Pending a further improvement in efficiency, they can become competitive technology to produce electricity from waste heat.
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Tiny machine poised to unlock brain's mysteries
A team of scientists, led by researchers at Northwestern University, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), has developed novel technology promising to increase understanding of how brains develop, and offer answers on repairing brains in the wake of neurotrauma and neurodegenerative diseases.
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Cambodia: 3D scanning technologies for prosthetic limb design
Cutting-edge 3D scanners have been put to the test by researchers from the University of Southampton and partners Exceed Worldwide to help increase the quality and quantity of prosthetics services around the world.
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Electromagnetic fields hinder spread of breast cancer
Electricity may slow - and in some cases, stop - the speed at which breast cancer cells spread through the body, a new study indicates.
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Wearable electronics: keeping it cool
Scientists develop a radiative cooler that keeps wearable devices cool even under direct sunlight.
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Electronic textiles made with new cellulose thread
A research team led by Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, now presents a thread made of conductive cellulose, which offers fascinating and practical possibilities for electronic textiles.
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Researchers use silkworm silk to model muscle tissue
Researchers at Utah State University are using silkworm silk to grow skeletal muscle cells, improving on traditional methods of cell culture and hopefully leading to better treatments for muscle atrophy.
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Innovative blood test based on infrared light
A new study carried out by a team of laser physicists, molecular biologists and physicians based at LMU Munich and the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics has confirmed the temporal stability of the molecular composition of blood in a population of healthy individuals.
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Soft contact lenses: solutions to monitor ocular diseases
New contact lens technology to help diagnose and monitor medical conditions may soon be ready for clinical trials.
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A biosensor for measuring extracellular hydrogen peroxide concentrations
A new paper from associate professor Jiandi Wan's group in the UC Davis Department of Chemical Engineering, published in Science Advances, proposes a potential solution to dendrite growth in rechargeable lithium metal batteries.
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New type of ventilator for virus-free air
A small, wearable heart monitor can detect atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients ten times more frequently than standard tests. This is the result of a new trans-Atlantic study involving researchers from Canada and Germany.
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A fluid solution to dendrite growth in lithium metal batteries
A new paper from associate professor Jiandi Wan's group in the UC Davis Department of Chemical Engineering, published in Science Advances, proposes a potential solution to dendrite growth in rechargeable lithium metal batteries.
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Brandon Medical launches interactive virtual tour and live demonstration platforms
Brandon Medical launches interactive virtual tour and live demonstration platforms of equipment package for operating rooms and critical care areas in order to support hospitals to return to elective...
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Edmund Optics Acquires Quality Thin Films, Inc.; Strengthens Position as Laser Optics Manufacturer
Edmund Optics®, the premier provider of optical and imaging components, announced today that it has acquired Quality Thin Films, Inc. (QTF). QTF, located outside of Tampa, Florida, offers a wide range...
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Aspen Laser Systems Named to the Inc. 5000 List of The Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Inc. Magazine revealed this week that Aspen Laser Systems has been selected for its Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States.
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Westlake Global Compounds Announces Entity Name Changes - Resilia S.r.l. becomes Westlake Compounds Italy S.r.l.
As you may know, Westlake Chemical Corporation completed the acquisition of NAKAN (IVY GROUP HOLDING) in January 2019. As a result, all NAKAN entities became Westlake companies. Today, we are pleased...
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Hybrisan install new electrospinning production line
Hybrisan, the South Wales based advanced antimicrobial specialists, have installed a new Elmarco electrospinning production line to increase the production of PPE equipment, while also accelerating...
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Double Medical Won The Xiamen Top Ten New Economic Influential Enterprises
On September 8, 2020, under the guidance of the Organization Department of the Xiamen Municipal Party Committee, the Xiamen Torch High-tech Zone Management Committee, the Municipal High-level Talent...
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Power Package vor ventilators
In order to drive new product developments in the shortest possible time, RRC power solutions now offers an immediately available solution for the necessary portable power supply: the Power-Package...
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Decentralized monitoring of COVID-19 patients: M3Infekt project launched
Fraunhofer ENAS contributes its expertise on continuously tunable Fabry-Pérot filter for a monitoring system of COVID-19 patients within the Fraunhofer cluster project M3Infekt. The cluster project...
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The 26th edition of three-day Medical Fair India 2020, beginning 5th March concluded on 7th March,2020 at Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.
26th edition of Medical Fair India inaugurated in Mumbai; COVID 19 discussed amongst other topics on Digital Innovations and New smart ways of delivering healthcare at the Mumbai Exhibition Centre...
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SteriPack Group announces global rollout of sterile swabs to help combat Covid-19
SteriPack Group rapidly deploys equipment, expertise and facilities to meet critical need for sterile swabs, diagnostic products and personal protective equipment across their global manufacturing...
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Shawpak rising to the challenge in the global fight against COVID-19
As a supplier of machines dedicated to medical packaging and as part of the Riverside Medical Packaging group shawpak have been uniquely positioned to adapt our technology to design and build PPE...
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Two Kimlas for Shawpak Send the Competitors Packing
Research and development has been at the forefront of Riverside Medical’s cutting-edge work since 1978. Initially specialising in bespoke medical packaging, the company has grown, and they now...
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Face Shield Machines to manufacture 1 1/2 million shields per month!
Riverside Medical Packaging Company Ltd were given the opportunity and challenge of producing over 6 million face shields between August and December 2020 to meet small and large customer orders. &#...
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Sandvik Materials Technology Expands to Tucson, Arizona
Second U.S. Location to Manufacture Fine Medical Wire and Components. Sandvik Materials Technology, a world-leading developer and manufacturer of advanced stainless steels and special alloys,...
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ALVALUX RECEIVES ISO13485 CERTIFICATION
Alvalux Medical, a Belgian medtech company, announced today that it has achieved ISO 13485:2016 / EN ISO 13485:2016 Certification, the internationally recognized quality standard designed to ensure...
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Oxygen equipment pioneer AirSep, a division of CAIRE Inc., at the forefront in the global fight against COVID-19
Since the outbreak of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, AirSep Corporation, a division of CAIRE Inc., has seen a higher demand in oxygen generators globally particularly in Russia and the Ukraine.
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Sotera Health’s Sterigenics Announces Acquisition of Iotron Industries
Additional Electron Beam capacity enhances Sterigenics’ global leadership in sterilization solutions CLEVELAND, Ohio – August 3, 2020 – Sotera Health, the world’s leading,...
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Interview with Richard Wiens, Director, Strategic Supply, Nordion on Cobalt Supply
Nordion is one of the pioneers in using Cobalt-60 for gamma sterilization. The company has been building irradiators and shipping Cobalt sources around the world for more than 50 years and continues...
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USAID FUNDS A NW50 UNIT IN TUNISIE
Newster proud to announce Dasri Sterile located in El Krib Tunisie has been awarded funds from USAID for a NW50 unit to increase it's treatment capacity to meet the large increase in COVID-19...
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Super Brush Receives ISO 13485:2016 Certification
Springfield, MA – Super Brush LLC. A manufacturing leader in foam swabs and applicators announced today that the company has earned ISO 13485:2016 certification for its quality management system. ISO...
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Iceni Diagnostics appoint BBI to produce their Covid-19/Influenza test
Original article published on 10/10/2020 Iceni Diagnostics has appointed BBI Solutions to generate clinical trial batches for their new, rapid SARS-COV-2/Influenza virus detection test. The test...
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Teleflex Medical OEM Announces Expansion of Georgia Facility To Meet Growing Demand For Its Products
Teleflex Medical OEM, a leading manufacturer of micro-diameter tubing, specialty wire, and devices used throughout the healthcare industry, is announcing an expansion to its Trenton, Georgia facility.
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Teleflex Medical OEM Strengthens Its Catheter Capabilities by Acquiring HPC Medical Products
Teleflex Medical OEM, a global leader in custom extrusion and complex catheters, recently announced the acquisition of HPC Medical Products [HPC]), a leader in medical tubing and wire components .
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Teleflex Medical OEM Opens Two EPIC Medtec® Centers to Accelerate Device Innovation
Teleflex Medical OEM, a leading provider of medical device development and manufacturing services, announces two state-of-the-art EPIC Medtec® Centers located in Mansfield, Massachusetts and Maple...
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MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2020 goes Digital with Online Convenience for Medical Sourcing Needs
MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2020 goes Digital with Online Convenience for Medical Sourcing Needs Ten-day digital experience for a vibrant marketspace to conduct business 24/7 Singapore, 22 September 2020 –...
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