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New Pre-Clinical Data on OmniGuide's BeamPath NEURO(TM) Demonstrates Precise Cutting in Brain Tissue

... of the first and only flexible CO2 laser fiber based on breakthrough photonic bandgap ... of a pre-clinical study comparing the Company's fiber scalpels to conventional incision methods in ... of incisions produced in live brain tissue with fiber delivered CO2 laser radiation produced precise ...

Case Western Reserve University researcher improves LCDs with 3-D nanoimaging process

... NSOM entails placing a very tiny optical fiber close to the specimen surface, in this case the ... the intensity of the light that emerges from the fiber and interacts with the surface, as well as the ... by using polarized light, immersing the fiber into the fluid, and collecting images at a series ...

OmniGuide Introduces The BeamPath Neuro(TM): A CO2 Laser Fiber for Brain And Spine Surgery

... scalpel for neurosurgery. The BeamPath NEURO fiber provides surgeons with a precise, no-touch ... invasive optical scalpel." The BeamPath NEURO-L fiber and four BeamPath NEURO hand pieces are ... minimally invasive surgery. OmniGuide CO2 laser fiber products are clinically targeted disposable ...

New map IDs the core of the human brain

... generating this activity. What is known of neural fiber connections and pathways has largely been learned ... a non-invasive scanning technique that estimates fiber connection trajectories based on gradient maps of ... observed in the fMRI mapped to the underlying fiber networks. "It turns out they're quite closely ...

Fiber-based nanotechnology in clothing could harvest energy from physical movement

... effect. Combining current flow from many fiber pairs woven into a shirt or jacket could allow ... Wang and Yong Qin have made more than 200 of the fiber nanogenerators. Each is tested on an apparatus that uses a spring and wheel to move one fiber against the other. The fibers are rubbed ...

Remarkable new clothing may someday power your iPod

... effect," the resulting current flow from many fiber pairs woven into a shirt or jacket could allow ... Wang and Yong Qin have made more than 200 of the fiber nanogenerators. Each is tested on an apparatus that uses a spring and wheel to move one fiber against the other. The fibers are rubbed ...

Clemson researcher studies carbon fibers for nuclear reactor safety

... of 2500 degrees Fahrenheit, where carbon fiber composites do not. Carbon fiber composites are already used successfully in ... is evenly distributed so that any changes in fiber properties due to radiation can be minimized. ...

Innovative Fosshield(R) Antimicrobial Technology Shown to Continuously Kill MRSA 'Superbug'

... Self-Sanitizing fiber Reduces Bacteria to Levels below Detection; Can ... is the only patented silver-copper based fiber technology that safely, naturally, ... the additive in Fosshield(R) is embedded into the fiber during manufacturing process, providing the most ...

New RISI Report Analyzes South American Tree Farm and Biomass Energy Investment Opportunities

... structure of that industry. The study also provides an outlook on future fiber supplies, and includes RISI's database of 130 ownerships in 8 countries, ... plantations in South America: importance within the region, potential fiber source for bioenergy demand in Europe, major industry players and avenues ...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

... in the water, "seeing" water in the same way as a snake does. The special fiber sensors make it possible to monitor the quality of water in a remote ... can cut millions of dollars from the cost of testing water manually." The fiber sensors developed by Prof. Katzir are made of insoluble, non-toxic, and ...

Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

... that uses heat from a guided laser to close varicose veins. A small optic fiber is inserted through a needle into the varicose vein under ultrasound guidance. The laser is then activated and as the optic fiber is removed from the vein, it heats and closes the vein. This procedure ...

Results From Neurotech's NT-501 Phase 2 Retinitis Pigmentosa Studies Demonstrate Consistent Biological Effect on Photoreceptors

... therapeutic protein and are encapsulated in a semi-permeable hollow fiber membrane. The diffusive characteristics of the hollow fiber membrane are designed to promote long-term cell survival by allowing the ...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

... in the water, "seeing" water in the same way as a snake does. The special fiber sensors make it possible to monitor the quality of water in a remote ... can cut millions of dollars from the cost of testing water manually." The fiber sensors developed by Prof. Katzir are made of insoluble, non-toxic, and ...

RainEarth Inc. Changes Trading Symbol from GRKR to RNER

... to NASDAQ. "The Company intends to participate in conducting Hollow fiber Mambrane Materials' application and manufacturing business in China. The ... of twenty years. The purpose of the Agreement is to jointly conduct Hollow fiber Mambrane Materials' application and manufacturing business in China (the ...

ElutraSep Inc. Announces the Launch of the Cryptonite™ HV Filter Module for Cryptosporidium and Giardia Testing

... Cryptonite™ HV is a hollow fiber filtration module designed to capture and concentrate Cryptosporidium and ... utilize inter-capillary capture of organisms via specially designed hollow fiber membranes. ElutraSep products are typically applied to sample ...

University of Maryland Announces Finalists for $75K Business Plan Competition

... company that aims to license out patented processes for converting plant fiber to fuel ethanol and other products. University of Maryland researchers ... a bacterium that can readily digest and ferment various forms of plant fiber to ethanol. Team: Richard Kohn, professor of animal ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Kraton Polymers for Developing a New Generation of Polymer Grades Suitable for High-Speed Processing in Nonwoven Manufacture

... The elastic melt blown grade allows customers, who do not have bicomponent fiber technology, to replace the elastic film in the current laminated ... asphalt modification, revolutionary medical applications, and superior fiber applications. Owing to its innovative properties and an extensive ...

Matching Genetics, Technology and Management Practices Critical to Meeting Strong Demand for Agricultural Crops

... to meeting growing global demand for grain used in livestock feed, food, fiber materials and fuel.” From 1998 to 2008, the average yield for ... they are seeking to enhance output traits such as protein, starch, oil, fiber and nutritional content. “Achieving strong yields and quality ...

New Initiative Focuses on Water Quality Improvement in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf of Mexico

... landscapes wherein farmers can support our world's growing needs for food, fiber and fuel in ways that not only preserve water quality, but also support ... by which farmers can efficiently produce higher-yielding crops for food, fiber and fuel in ways that further preserve water quality as well as support ...

POET Announces That Cellulosic Ethanol Pilot Facility Will Be Operational This Year

... serve as the feedstock for the cellulosic pilot plant, along with corn fiber extracted from the adjacent corn ethanol production facility with POET's ... will produce 125 MGPY, of which 25 million gallons will be from corn fiber and corn cobs. By adding cellulosic production to an existing grain ...

New filter clears up fiber optic communications

... "There are up to 160 wavelength channels traveling through an optical fiber at the same time," said Rana Biswas, an Ames Laboratory physicist and one ... the data being transported in multiple frequency channels over an optical fiber comes to a receiving station, you want to be able to pick off just one of ...

Nikon Instruments Launches Fully-Automated A1 Confocal Laser Microscope Series

... are three beam introduction ports, which allow the connection of two fiber coupled laser sets and one air space coupled laser. The AOTF modulated ... imaging performance. There are also three output ports to allow optical fiber connection to as many as three separate detector units. Specifically, the ...

World's smallest radio fits in the palm of the hand...of an ant

... nanotube, a team of researchers has crafted a working radio from a single fiber of that material. Fixed between two electrodes, the vibrating tube ... the transistors found in modern radios. In the new radio, a single carbon fiber a few hundred nanometers (billionths of a meter) long, and only a few ...

New Report Just Published: World Endoscopy Systems Market Report

... Smith & Nephew, Richard Wolf, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24 Table 35: Leading Players in the Japanese fiber Scope (Flexible Endoscopes) Market (2008E): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Olympus, Fujinon, and Pentax (includes corresponding ...

RainEarth (RNER) Continues to Expand its Marketing Force in China

... entered into a Business Cooperation Agreement (the "Agreement") for a term of twenty years. The purpose of the Agreement is to jointly conduct Hollow fiber Membrane Materials' application and manufacturing business in China (the "Business"). The first product that utilizes this technology is blood ...

MEDS World, LLC Provides Multiple Environments with Designed Solutions - Wherever People Congregate, MEDS Odor Elimination Solutions Offer Eco-Friendly, Odor-Free Air

... source of odors. NSF Certified, for use in restaurants, MEDS solutions offer clean air in walk-ins and keep refrigeration units odor free. BLAST, fiber FRESH and MAINTENANCE odor elimination systems are NOT a mask and provide permanent solutions to odors caused by smoke, mold, mildew, pets and ....

Ganeden Biotech, Liquid Health Labs Unveil New Drink Technology

... water in the bottle and a powdered formulation loaded with Ganeden BC30 (R) probiotics, antioxidants from fruit concentrates, vitamins, and prebiotic fiber stored inside the bottle cap. With a simple press of a button, the powder is released into the water creating a probiotic-enhanced flavored drink ...

Biomimetic-engineering design can replace spaghetti tangle of nanotubes in novel material

... is far more effective at heat dissipation than the non-hierarchical "spaghetti" of most existing CNT-based material. They show that a single fiber (or branch) connected to the heat source, with 99 additional branched links between it and the heat sink, will provide the same dissipation effect as ...

NIST's LIDAR may offer peerless precision in remote measurements

... combs, tools for precisely measuring different colors (or frequencies) of light. The frequency combs used in the LIDAR are based on ultrafast-pulsed fiber lasers, which are potentially smaller and more portable than typical combs that generate laser light from crystals. The two combs operate at slightly ...

InspireMD Announce the Completion of Enrollment for the MAGICAL Trial (MGuard(TM) in Acute Myocardial Infarction) at EuroPCR '09. Results Will be Presented May 21st by Dr. Dariusz Dudek at the InspireMD Cocktail Reception Debate Chaired by Prof. Martin Le

... sleeve is composed of a micron-level-fiber which is knit in order to ensure flexibility while retaining the strength characteristics of the fiber material. The sleeve is designed to expand seamlessly when the stent is deployed, without effecting the structural integrity of the stent. The ...

DuPont Leader: Agriculture is Up to Global Productivity Challenge

... wind, water and nutrients, as well as insects, diseases and weeds. Further, they are seeking to enhance output traits such as protein, starch, oil, fiber and nutritional content. Niebur explained that thanks to its global research efforts, Pioneer is on track to increase corn and soybean yields by ...

Kibow Biotech, Inc. Launches Breakthrough Probiotic Dietary Supplement for Kidney Health in USA and Canada

... of naturally occurring beneficial probiotic strains: S. thermophilus (KB-19), L. acidophilus (KB-27), B. longum (KB-31), combined with a dietary fiber (psyllium husk). Presented in an enteric-coated, gluten-free, vegetarian gel capsule, each serving of Kibow Biotics contains a total of 30 billion ...

DuPont and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Collaborate to Advance Crop Insect Control, Increase Yield

... seed products. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “Global agriculture must produce sufficient quantities of food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population,” said William S. Niebur , vice president – DuPont Crop Genetics Research and Development. ...

Spectral signs exclusive license agreement to bring sepsis therapeutic to the U.S. market

... is now exploiting to provide customers with comprehensive solutions through Fibers and Textiles, Plastics and Chemicals, IT-related Products, Carbon fiber Composite Materials, Environment and Engineering, Life Science and Other Business divisions. In FY2008, Toray had consolidated sales of 1,650 billion ...

MIT: 'Nanostitching' could strengthen airplane skins, more

... processes, however, are problematic because the relatively large stitches or pins penetrate and damage the carbon-fiber plies themselves. "And those fiber plies are what make composites so strong," Wardle said. So Wardle wondered whether it would make sense to reinforce the plies in advanced ...

Serica Technologies Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for SeriScaffold(TM) Technology for Soft Tissue Repair

... damaged tissues, in order to promote restored function. The company's ligament grafts for ACL repair, surgical meshes, and gels are comprised of the fiber protein of the B. mori silkworm, which has centuries of human use. In pre-clinical studies, Serica's silk-based products are shown to be ...

Mach One Corporation Completes Acquisition of Ceres Organic Harvest, Inc.

... barley and other products. Ceres is currently launching a number of oat-based products using a proprietary oat cultivar with substantially higher fiber and beta-glucan content. Ceres/OGM operates a grain elevator in North Dakota, with corporate offices in St. Paul, Minnesota. More info: ...

Electrospinning: Emerging New Technology at Zeus

... nano to microscale. Zeus is able to develop fabrics with complex shapes from solutions, pastes, and bioabsorbables. The result is a broad range of fiber and fabric properties that are able to meet some of the most challenging demands. Electrospun polymers produce fibers and fabrics with high ...

Mach One Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Ceres Organic Harvest, Inc.

... barley and other products. Ceres is currently launching a number of oat-based products using a proprietary oat cultivar with substantially higher fiber and beta-glucan content. Ceres/OGM operates a grain elevator in North Dakota, with corporate offices in St. Paul, Minnesota. More info: ....

AIM Pharmakon (API) Announced a New Proprietary Premium-Quality Natural Concentrated Liquid Calcium and Mineral Supplement Now Available Direct to Consumers

... supplied exclusively to API and are essential components of proprietary bioenhancing AIMix Sorb mix. The synergistic balance of minerals and soluble fiber helps achieve the optimum bone health advantages of AimCa++DONAN (TM) along with a balanced diet and exercise. "The innovative products of AIM ...
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