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Guam rhino beetles got rhythm

... living laboratory for scientists as they attached acoustic equipment to coconut trees in order to listen for ... Mankin, a recognized world-class expert on acoustic detection of insects, to travel to Guam to ... other beetles in hidden environments and that acoustic monitoring devices can be useful in mitigating ...

Otonomy Introduces Scientific Advisory Board

... - Head and Neck Surgery, the American Otological Society, the acoustic Neuroma Association, the American Neurotology Society, the North American ... Harris is investigating the causes of deafness and other disorders such as acoustic neuromas, Meniere's disease, autoimmune inner ear disease and the effect ...

Virginia Tech engineers investigate energy independent monitoring system for bridges

... applied. According to Inman, the proposed instrument package will use acoustic emission (AE) sensing. When a crack or other flaw appears in a bridge, it emits acoustic waves. The sensors will detect these waves and monitor any changes. ...

Allied Minds Establishes New Company to Commercialize Novel UC Irvine Tinnitus Therapy

... will provide the initial funding and has partnered with the University of California at Irvine to establish SoundCure, LLC to commercialize a novel acoustic therapy for the treatment and suppression of tinnitus originally developed at UC Irvine. Tinnitus is a debilitating disease characterized by a ...

Buehler Motor, Inc., Significantly Expands Customer and Partner Support in North America

... acoustics and industrial markets. In this capacity, she was responsible for new market applications and sales development for automotive structural, acoustic and adhesive nonwoven products and systems. Previously, she served for nine years in senior sales positions in the General Motors and ...

First Use in Coronary Patients of a Combined Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and Ultrasound Imaging Catheter

... M.D., cardiologist, co-founder and CEO of InfraReDx stated that, "The InfraReDx team is proud to have developed the first combined optical and acoustic catheter for use in the coronary arteries of patients. The addition of IVUS to our FDA cleared LipiScan(TM) catheter provides a novel tool that we ...

Frost & Sullivan Applauds SHL Telemedicine for Excellence in Product Innovation

... ECG data through the cellular network (GPRS) and allows for comparable ECG accuracy due to the elimination of background noise present when using acoustic transmission against many of the present generation wireless communication modalities such as WiFi or Bluetooth," notes Frost & Sullivan Research ...

MyCancerPain.org Launched as Resource for Patients with Painful Bone Metastases

... monitor and continuously adjust the treatment in real time. The patient is consciously sedated to alleviate pain and minimize motion. Due to the high acoustic absorption and low thermal conductivity of the bone cortex, it is possible to use a low level of energy and still achieve a localized heating effect ...

New Publications Show Noninvasive Magnetic Resonance-Guided Focused Ultrasound to be a Potentially Safe, Effective Pain-Relieving Treatment for Bone Metastases

... monitor and continuously adjust the treatment in real time. The patient is consciously sedated to alleviate pain and minimize motion. Due to the high acoustic absorption and low thermal conductivity of the bone cortex, it is possible to use a low level of energy and still achieve a localized heating effect ...

Covaris Installed Instrument Base Reaches 500 Units

... with the solid technology and product platform Covaris has developed and its experienced team of people with well-balanced knowledge ranging from acoustic physics, mechanical engineering to biophysics and molecular biology," commented Jennifer Wu, the newly hired Director of Marketing, "I'm honored and ...

Dr. Yong Shi awarded NSF grant

... modeling and fabrication . He won the ASNT fellowship from the American Society of Nondestructive Testing in 2007 for the development of a nano acoustic sensor. Shi is also a member of several scientific and professional societies, including IEEE, MRS, ASME, and Sigma Xi. Co-PIs working with ...

UltraShape Appoints Assaf Eyal as President & CEO

... proven non-invasive fat reduction and body contouring device for both men and women. The device is designed to produce mechanical, non-thermal, acoustic effects which target and selectively disrupt fat cells, leaving surrounding critical structures such as skin, blood vessels, nerves, and connective ...

CyberKnife Users' Meeting Highlights Major Clinical Data Milestones and Emerging Trends

... extracranial treatment results, the System remains a widely accepted tool in the treatment of brain tumors. A data comparison of patients with acoustic tumors, treated by either CyberKnife or Gamma Knife radiosurgery demonstrated superior hearing preservation in the patients treated with the ...

Arobella Medical, LLC Launches Qoustic Wound Therapy System(TM)

... Cavitation is the formation and oscillation of microscopic bubbles, which expand and collapse as they resonate with the ultrasound frequency. acoustic microstreaming is the physical force of sound pressure waves that can displace small molecules and move fluids along and/or through cell membranes. ...

Rutgers neuroscience may hold key to hearing loss remedy

... are surgically inserted into the snail-shell shaped structure the cochlea within the inner ear. Ordinarily, hair cells line the cochlea and convert acoustic signals into electrical signals that nerves then carry to the brain. Where some hair cells exist, sounds can be amplified with a hearing aid. Where ...

Siemens' New S Class Revolutionizes the Paradigm of Ultrasound Workflow Today and Tomorrow

... platform, the first system in Siemens' new S Class of ultrasound products. It will have capabilities for paradigm-shifting applications such as acoustic Radiation Forced Impulse (ARFI)* imaging and is prepared to integrate Silicon Ultrasound++ technology. (Logo: ...

Laser Energetics to Integrate BrightStar(TM) Alexandrite Lasers in Medical and Dental Applications

... output and fiber optic beam delivery system can enhance medical and dental laser applications. The lasers may be used in the medical market for Photo acoustic Imaging to detect certain types of cancer (such as breast cancer), Photo Dynamic Therapy for treatment of certain types of cancer (i.e., lung ...

Masimo to Report Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results on October 30, 2007

... Outcomes and Reducing Cost of Care by Taking Noninvasive Monitoring to New Sites and Applications are registered trademarks of Masimo Corp. ARM, acoustic Respiratory Monitoring, BiFi, Rainbow, Patient SafetyNet, SpCO, SpMet, SpHb, PVI and Pulse CO-Oximeter are trademarks of Masimo Corp. ...

Masimo Launches Patient SafetyNet and Showcases the Rainbow SET Upgradable Noninvasive Monitoring Platform at 2007 ASA Annual Meeting

... Outcomes and Reducing Cost of Care by Taking Noninvasive Monitoring to New Sites and Applications are registered trademarks of Masimo Corp. ARM, acoustic Respiratory Monitoring, BiFi, Rainbow, Patient SafetyNet, SpCO, SpMet, SpHb and ...

Nanowire generates power by harvesting energy from the environment

... as sound waves, should also induce deformations. The researchers next step is to accurately measure the piezoelectric nanowires response to those acoustic vibrations. In addition, because of the fine precision offered by the mechanical testing stage, it should also be possible to quantitatively compare ...

InSightec Resumes Clinical Trials for Non-Invasive Treatment of Brain Tumors

... ultrasound waves to ablate (destroy) tissue in combination with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The system provides visualization of the tumor and acoustic energy beam path as well as real time thermal feedback that allows the physician to monitor and control the treatment process. Three patients with ...

OmniSonics Appoints J. Daniel Cole Chairman of the Board

... disease. The Company plans to introduce products based on its patented OmniWave(TM) Technology, the first technology capable of delivering low-power acoustic energy around the active length of a small diameter wire in a diseased blood vessel. OmniWave Technology is designed to have broad applications in ...

Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for High-Definition Collimator That Enables Ultra-Fine Intensity-Modulated Radiosurgery

... including benign and malignant tumors, metastatic cancer, and neurological conditions like arteriovenous malformations, trigeminal neuralgia, and acoustic schwannoma. "Successful irradiation of these types of abnormalities depends on doctors' ability to deliver a high dose of radiation with the ...

Apria Healthcare Chooses Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry for Use in the Company's Home Health Care Business

... and Reducing Cost of Care by Taking Noninvasive Monitoring to New Sites and Applications are registered trademarks of Masimo Corporation. ARM, acoustic Respiratory Monitoring, BiFi, Rainbow, SpCO, SpMet, SpHb and Pulse CO-Oximeter are trademarks of Masimo Corporation. ...

2006: A mixed blessing for Midwest life science companies

... genius? The next song Heaven/Where True Goes immediately gratifies with acoustic guitar and piano accompaniment. Now this is a memorable song in the classic Cat Stevens mode! Maybe There's a World continues with the acoustic guitar and bass combo that made Stevens's music so recognizable. ...

Sound Focus plans to enter home-entertainment market after taking Governor's prize

... Sound Focus has a plan: rework home entertainment with a speaker system that can project different sounds to different places without complicated acoustic engineering. That plan won top honors in the information technology category at Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle's first annual business-plan contest. But ...

Biotech phenomenon becoming mainstream in world economy

... audience to Chicago and the Midwest. Keeping with the blues theme of this party, iBIO President David Miller auctioned off (among other things) an acoustic guitar autographed by Eric Clapton. What really amazed me about the BIO meeting was despite its size I ran into more people I hadnt seen in a ...

Historic lists - The greatest rock bands, rock guitarists of all time

... learned some new techniques and tricks of the trade, which he showed me when we doing some jamming together. I pulled out my 25-year-old Guild acoustic and played rhythm to his leads. We started talking about bands and guitarists and got into contested discussions. This, of course, forces me to do ...

Brady Corp. acquires Korean counterpart

... $40 million, and employs 250 people in South Korea and China. The company provides precision-cut adhesives, films, protective tapes, shielding, acoustic components, and insulators to Korean mobile handset manufacturers such as Samsung . Terms of the transaction, which is subject to regulatory ...

Extreme Entrepreneur Tour coming to Fox Valley

... his third album titled "Inside You And Inside Me." The album, slated for completion in early October, will showcase the edgy side of Anthony's acoustic roots-rock sound influenced by musicians like Matt Nathanson and Pete Yorn . "Its going to be a little bit more of a rockin' album," Anthony ...

Midwest shines among best hospitals in U.S.

... The album blends several types of musical styles effectively (if at times in strange ways): zydeco, Dixie-land jazz, bluegrass, and plain simple acoustic folk! The music is a tribute to folk legend and pioneer Pete Seeger and the song brought back lots of memories of childhood sing-alongs. A good part ...

Nano-diamond film studied at UW could advance telecommunications

... environments and higher temperatures without degrading, and it demonstrates another important property. A single crystal diamond has the highest acoustic velocity of any material. Since the nanocrystaline form is equally stiff, the film exhibits the same properties. "High sound speed means high ...
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