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Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

... 10,000 times smaller than a human hair, inside plastic solar cells. These bubbles and channels form ... approach that threshold, nanostructured plastic solar cells could be put into use on a broad ... power supply. Most researchers make plastic solar cells by blending two materials together in ...

Gerresheimer Holds its own in Difficult Environment

... of 2009. Major contributions were made by Medical plastic Systems, which continue to be a particular growth ... from pharma­ceu­tical vials made of glass and plastic through to complex drug-delivery systems for the ... (3) The adjusted EBITDA of the Technical plastic Systems business of the comparative prior year ...

Dr. Daniel Ronel Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

... -- Daniel Ronel, M.D., a board-certified plastic surgeon, has selected Artefill, the first and ... aesthetic products for the dermatology, plastic and cosmetic surgery markets, markets and ... . DR. DANIEL RONEL is a board-certified plastic surgeon with offices in Santa Fe and Albuquerque ...

Gerresheimer Sells Technical Plastics Business

... AG, a leading manu­facturer of glass and plastic products for the pharma & life science ... GmbH. Complex injection-molded plastic components for the automobile industry are ... from pharma­ceu­tical vials made of glass and plastic through to complex drug-delivery systems for the ...

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

... launching innovative odor elimination, exterior plastic trim and headlight restoration products to the ... free, easy to use solution for permanent exterior plastic trim restoration. RESTOREM permanently ... proven solutions for odor remediation, exterior plastic trim restoration and rejuvenating oxidized ...

Inexpensive plastic used in CDs could improve aircraft, computer electronics

... of Houston professor has his way, the inexpensive plastic now used to manufacture CDs and DVDs will one day ... higher conductivities using carbon nanotubes in plastic hosts than what has been currently achieved. By ... Curran said. "Imagine that this remarkable plastic can now not only have good optical and mechanical ...

Histogen Aesthetics Launches ReGenica Rejuvenation System

... do both," said Dr. Garth Fisher, renowned plastic surgeon and primary investigator on the first ... introductory pricing through dermatologists, plastic surgeons and other aesthetic medicine ... of skin, hair and nail care products for the plastic surgery, dermatology and cosmetic industries. ...

Beverly Hills Surgeon Dr. Payman Simoni Applauds Obama Administration's New Direction in Stem Cell Research

... plastic surgeons like Dr. Payman Simoni and their ... for stem cell research and technology are plastic surgeons like Dr. Payman Simoni who have seen ... not realize that stem cells have been utilized in plastic surgery for decades now," said Simoni. Stem ...

NeoStem Expands Stem Cell Collection Center Network Into New Jersey Led by Leading Plastic Surgeon and Anti-Aging Authority

... rejuvenation. Dr. Giampapa is a Board-certified plastic reconstructive surgeon and Assistant Clinical Professor of plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of ... physicians in the world, he is Director of the plastic Surgery Center Internationale as well as The ...

University of Alberta and NINT researchers make solar energy breakthrough

... that is leading to improved performance of plastic solar cells (hybrid organic solar cells). The development of inexpensive, mass-produced plastic solar panels is a goal of intense interest for ... and other materials normally required. plastic solar cells are made up of layers of different ...

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

... applications in reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery MEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ ... women who, according to the American Society of plastic Surgeons, annually undergo reconstructive ... with breast reconstruction and other forms of plastic and reconstructive surgery," said John E. Gross, ...

NeoStem Obtains Exclusive Worldwide License to Innovative Stem Cell Technology and Applications for Anti-Aging Skin Rejuvenation Therapies

... C. Giampapa, M.D., F.A.C.S., a Board-certified plastic reconstructive surgeon and Assistant Clinical Professor of plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of ... physicians in the world, is Director of the plastic Surgery Center Internationale and The Giampapa ...

Fast molecular rearrangements hold key to plastic's toughness

... Express , they report that subjecting a common plastic to physical stress - which causes the plastic to flow - also dramatically increases the motion ... as anyone knows who has ever dropped a plastic container from the freezer or tried to work on ...

Fast molecular rearrangements hold key to plastic’s toughness

... Express , they report that subjecting a common plastic to physical stress - which causes the plastic to flow - also dramatically increases the motion ... as anyone knows who has ever dropped a plastic container from the freezer or tried to work on ...

Bio-Tec Environmental Introduces Their New Plastic Additive Showing 45% Biodegradation of Plastics in Just 14 Days

... strictest test for anaerobic biodegradation of plastic materials and far surpasses its predecessor in ... strictest test for anaerobic biodegradation of plastic materials and far surpasses its predecessor in ... can be used at 0.7% by load weight to render most plastic materials 100% biodegradable in time. As ...

Gerresheimer Substantially Increases Quarterly Operating Profit

... to EUR19.1m (Q3 2007: EUR17.0m). Sales by the plastic Systems Division increased by 6.2%, or 5.5% on ... to this result was made by the segment of Medical plastic Systems, with double-digit growth. Integration of ... the sales process for the segment of Technical plastic Systems was commenced as part of the company's ...

Reliant Technologies Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance of New Handpieces for Skin Resurfacing and Surgical Applications

... said Howard Conn, M.D., ocular & general plastic surgeon and fellow the American Society of Ophthalmic plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. "These new handpieces ... Professor of Clinical Dermatology and plastic Surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School. ...

Flexible nanoantenna arrays capture abundant solar energy

... have devised an inexpensive way to produce plastic sheets containing billions of nanoantennas that ... treated form of polyethylene, a material used in plastic bags. While others have successfully invented ... nanoantennas on thin sheets of plastic. While the plastic prototype is still being tested, initial ...

The First Ever Transplantation World-Wide of Entire Arms at the "Klinikum rechts der Isar" in Munich

... for the operation lay with the Clinic for plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery. The operation, ... by PD Dr. Christoph Hohnke (senior physician for plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery) and Prof. Edgar Biemer (former head of plastic Surgery Department). In a working accident six ...

Gerresheimer Starts Process to Sell off its Business Segment of Technical Plastics

... of Gerresheimer AG. In the segment of technical plastic systems, Gerresheimer employs 550 people at ... the sale, portfolio rationalisation in the plastic Systems Division will be completed. In June ... from pharmaceutical vials made of glass and plastic through to complex drug-delivery systems for the ...

'Nanonet' circuits closer to making flexible electronics reality

... that could make it possible to print circuits on plastic sheets for applications including flexible ... enabling the transistors to be placed on flexible plastic sheets that would melt under the high ... and images, solar cells that could be printed on plastic sheets and television screens capable of being ...

Gerresheimer Further Increases its Sales and Earnings Power

... improved by 22.8 % to EUR19.4m. Sales by the plastic Systems Division rose to EUR93.6m (second ... of 17.6 %. The high-margin segment of medical plastic systems developed particularly positively. Here ... from pharmaceutical vials made of glass and plastic through to complex drug-delivery systems for ...

Gerresheimer Discontinues Marginal Operations

... AG, the leading manufacturer of glass and plastic products for the pharma & life science industry, ... Krallmann intends to expand its own plastic processing division and to continue the business ... from pharma-ceutical vials made of glass and plastic through to complex drug-delivery systems for the ...

CryoLife's BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive Receives European Approval for use in Browlift Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

... or brow lift, a reconstructive plastic surgery procedure. The CE Mark approval allows ... for use in approved cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery in the EU, under the name "BioGlue ... of BioGlue to BioForm for all cosmetic and plastic surgery applications, and BioForm is ...

BioElectronics Corporation - Substantial International Expansion Producing Sustained Revenue Growth-Company Reaches Monthly Break Even

... increased acceptance of ActiPatch within the US plastic surgery market, has resulted recent profitability ... These patients have told other candidates for plastic surgery who then request that their surgeon try ... include not only updates and enhancements to the plastic surgery oriented line, but we have also released ...

Nanoengineered barrier invented to protect plastic electronics from water degradation

... up new opportunities for the up-and-coming plastic electronics sector. A team of scientists from ... technologies. This means a longer lifetime for plastic electronic devices such as solar cells and ... The new technology is a boon to the burgeoning plastic electronics industry that aims to deliver ...

Cynosure Introduces Smartlipo MPX(TM) Dual Wavelength Workstation for LaserBodySculpting(SM)

... premier at the American Society for Aesthetic plastic Surgery's 41st Annual Meeting May 2-6, 2008 in ... DiBernardo, M.D., Medical Director of New Jersey plastic Surgery in Montclair, N.J. Dr. DiBernardo has ... speaker at the American Society for Aesthetic plastic Surgery's meeting, where he will discuss his ...

Foldable and stretchable, silicon circuits conform to many shapes

... of the sacrificial layer they deposit a very thin plastic coating, which will support the integrated ... thickness of the circuit elements and the plastic coating is about 50 times smaller than the ... sacrificial polymer layer is washed away, and the plastic coating and integrated circuit are bonded to a ...

Gerresheimer: Record Year in 2007 and Positive Outlook for 2008

... to be commissioned in 2009. In 2007 the plastic Systems Division achieved sales of ... a substantial contribution to the results of the plastic Systems Division. Growth in the core business of medical plastic systems was particularly gratifying. Increased ...

2007 Another Record Year in Terms of Sales and Earnings for Gerresheimer

... South America: Brazilian Market Leader for Pharma plastic Taken Over According to provisional figures, ... which is the market leader for pharmaceutical plastic packaging in Brazil. This marks the successful ... of the Gerresheimer Group. For Gerresheimer's plastic Systems Division, finalisation of the ...

New adhesive mimics gecko toe hairs

... toes, researchers squeezed 42 million hard plastic microfibers onto each square centimeter of ... of force to make it stick. Changes made to the plastic backing enabled the directional adhesion reported ... research. "Fearing's adhesive is made from a plastic that is very hard { like real gecko protein { so ...

Creating the Bionic Woman: Making Nerves Spring Back to Life

... Nerve Repair Discussed at American Society of plastic Surgeons Annual ... is getting closer to reality as reconstructive plastic surgeons perform ... say presenters at the American Society of plastic ...

U-M research: New plastic is strong as steel, transparent

... of Michigan researchers created a composite plastic that's as strong as steel but lighter and ... The researchers created this new composite plastic with a machine they developed that builds ... a piece of this material as thick as a piece of plastic wrap. Mother of pearl, the iridescent lining ...

Discover Testing Settles the Drinking Water Debate: Tap vs. Bottled

... taste and quality of tap water. -- Refillable plastic bottles provide the convenience of grab-and-go ... the Container Recycling Institute, 86 percent of plastic water bottles used in the United States become ... or litter. (It takes up to 1000 years for a plastic water bottle to biodegrade.) Making bottles to ...

UCR scientists manipulate ripples in graphene, enabling strain-based graphene electronics

... one of graphene's intrinsic features is ripples, similar to those seen on plastic wrap tightly pulled over a clamped edge. Induced by pre-existing strains ... trenches. This phenomenon is similar to what happens to a piece of thin plastic wrap that covers a container and heated in a microwave oven." The ...

Frost & Sullivan European Drug Discovery Product Innovation Award Bestowed on Xenometrix AG

... tests, reduces the overall handling time, volume of test compounds needed, plastic waste and consequently, the cost." The PAN I cytotoxicity kit allows ... to help to reduce test compound consumption, minimizing hands-on-time, plastic waste, and consequently lessening costs. Xenometrix is developing ...

New organic material may speed Internet access

... nonlinearity in a molecule and ability to actually fabricate a bulk plastic with excellent optical quality, there is always a compromise," he says. ... between the ridges with the organic material [DDMEBT], creating a dense plastic with high optical quality and high nonlinearity where the light ....

Cynosure Launches New Workstation and Technology Innovations at American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

... outcomes," said Barry DiBernardo, M.D., Medical Director of New Jersey plastic Surgery & MedNet Technologies, Inc. "SmartSense with ThermaGuide now ... of comfort for the practitioner and patient," said John Millard, M.D., a plastic surgeon based in Denver. "With ThermaView, I see at a glance when the ...

Following a Record Year in 2008 Gerresheimer Again Sets its Sights on Substantial Growth in 2009

... contribution to this. Another growth contributor was the business in plastic systems, which today accounts for around 32% of the total sales of ... already made a positive contribution in 2008 to the development of our plastic Systems Division. In the course of concentration on the pharma ...

USC researchers print dense lattice of transparent nanotube transistors on flexible base

... glass but also to flexible but highly heat-vulnerable transparent plastic substrates. The researchers not only created printed circuit lattices of nanotube-based transistors to the transparent plastic but also additionally connected them to commercial gallium nitrate (GaN) ...
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