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Global Medical News for 11 Dec 2018

Can We Blame Our Genes for Our Decisions?

Discover - 11 Dec 2018 01:24
Forget meditation, forget ayahuasca ceremonies and mindfulness practice. Today, knowing yourself is as easy as swabbing your cheek. Home genetics tests like those offered by 23andme are becoming... readily affordable -- just $69 for a test kit -- and they offer an unprecedented look at our personal blueprint. It's even possible today to study the genetics of your potential offspring before they're born. So-called pre-implantation genetic diagnosis analyzes DNA from an embryo, when it's nothing
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Form Fit and Function Replacements for Obsolete Power Supplies

Medical Design Technology - 11 Dec 2018 21:01
Product Announcement Powerstax can offer users of legacy equipment and those involved with repair or refurbishment of critical or capital systems form-fit-and-function replacement power supplies... incorporating the latest technology... Contributed Author: Powerstax Topics: Power
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New Memory Milestone for Modules

Medical Design Technology - 11 Dec 2018 20:49
Product Announcement congatec announces that its Intel AtomĀ® C3000 processor based conga-B7AC Server-on-Modules now support up to 96 GB DDR4 SO-DIMM memory on 3 sockets. This is twice the previously... supported capacity... Contributed Author: congatec Topics: Components
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Product Announcement SemiGen, Inc. an ISO and ITAR registered provider of RF and microwave contract assembly, foundry services, semiconductor devices, and RF supplies has announced the release of... their thin film circuit design... Contributed Author: SemiGen, Inc. Topics: RF
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News As Verizon slims down its workforce as part of a cost-cutting initiative, the operator said it expects to record a severance charge between $1.8 billion to $2.1 billion this quarter, a Tuesday... SEC filing shows. Staff Author: Bevin Fletcher Topics: Carriers
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How Climate Impacts Solar and Wind Power Supply

Medical Design Technology - 11 Dec 2018 18:31
News One of the challenges with solar and wind power is that, on any given day, the sun isn't always shining, and the wind isn't always blowing when we want it to. Now, zooming out, researchers at... Columbia's Earth... Contributed Author: Sarah Fecht, Earth Institute, Columbia University Topics: Power
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Planetary Defense: The Bennu Experiment

Medical Design Technology - 11 Dec 2018 18:25
News On Dec. 3, after traveling billions of kilometers from Earth, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft reached its target, Bennu, and kicked off a nearly two-year, up-close investigation of the asteroid. It... will inspect nearly... Contributed Author: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Topics: MIL/AERO
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Economical Siglent SDS2000X-E 200/350 MHz Oscilloscopes

Medical Design Technology - 11 Dec 2018 18:25
Product Announcement Saelig Co. Inc. announces the new economical, high performance SIGLENT SDS2000X-E Series Super Phosphor Oscilloscopes that are available in 200MHz and 350MHz bandwidths. They... feature a maximum... Contributed Author: Saelig Co. Inc. Topics: Test & Measurement
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Novel Laser Technology for Microchip-Size Chemical Sensors

Medical Design Technology - 11 Dec 2018 18:23
News Most lasers have only one color. All the photons it emits have exactly the same wavelength. However, there are also lasers whose light is more complicated. If it consists of many different... frequencies, with... Contributed Author: Vienna University of Technology Topics: Components
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News If you have a smartphone, it probably is a significant part of your life, storing appointments and destinations as well as being central to your communications with friends, loved ones and... co-workers. Research... Contributed Author: Jeff Inglis, The Conversation Topics: AI/Smart Technology
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Sensitive Robots Feel the Strain

Medical Design Technology - 11 Dec 2018 18:17
News Flexible skin for soft robots, embedded with electrical nanowires, combines conductivity with sensitivity within the same material. An artificial soft skin imbued with flexible electronics could... enhance the way... Contributed Author: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Topics: Robotics
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Mobile RFID/GPS Tracking Solution is Bound for U.S. Navy

Medical Design Technology - 11 Dec 2018 18:01
News RFID and IoT solutions supplier Venture Research Inc. has received a contract through the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) "to supply mobile passive radio frequency... identification (pRFID)... Staff Author: Jennifer DeLaOsa Topics: RF
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Twistable and Seamless Flexible Waveguide Models

Medical Design Technology - 11 Dec 2018 17:58
Product Announcement Fairview Microwave Inc. has unveiled a new line of seamless and twistable flexible waveguides covering 10 frequency bands from WR-137 to WR-22 and operating in the 5.85 GHz to 50... GHz range. Typical... Contributed Author: Fairview Microwave Inc. Topics: RF
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It is well known that poorer Americans are more likely to be obese or suffer from diabetes; there is a strong negative correlation between household income and both obesity and diabetes. This negative... correlation, however, has only developed in the past 30 years, according to researchers. Since 1990, the rise of obesity and diabetes was fastest among the poorest US regions.
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Can social interactions affect spread of disease?

Science Daily - 11 Dec 2018 17:31
Researchers draw connections between people's social activity and the spread of epidemics through a mathematical model.
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Improved treatment of anxiety disorders

Science Daily - 11 Dec 2018 17:31
Traumatic experiences can become deeply entrenched in a person's memory. How can fears following a traumatic event be reduced in the long term and prevented from becoming a permanent stress-related... disorder? Researchers have recently shed new light on these questions.
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For the first time ever, biomedical researchers have unveiled cellular defects that lead to the rare disease hereditary angioedema (HAE), where patients experience recurrent episodes of swelling that... requires immediate treatment. This new understanding is an important step towards gene therapy for patients.
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A new study shows that living or moving to a neighborhood with a higher socioeconomic status is clearly associated with better adherence to dietary recommendations. Researchers studied the connection... between neighborhoods' socioeconomic status and dietary choices from data covering over 16,000 Finnish adults.
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Scientists have developed a new technique that uses light to understand how cells communicate in human disease.
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News Touted as a medical breakthrough two months ago, Monmouth Medical Center won't allow the procedure to be performed on premises. Staff Author: Daniel Seeger Topics: Surgical Products
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News Ainstein, a leader in intelligent radar systems, today announced an antenna and board design for 60-GHz mmWave radar over-the-door sensors (ODS) using Texas Instruments' IWR6843 family of... devices... Contributed Author: Ainstein Topics: Radar
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Hertz, Clear Partner to Speed Rentals With Biometric Scans

Medical Design Technology - 11 Dec 2018 17:02
News Biometric screening is expanding to the rental car industry. Hertz said Tuesday it is teaming up with Clear, the maker of biometric screening kiosks found at many airports, in an effort to slash... the time it takes... Contributed Author: Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writer Topics: Automotive
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Origami-Inspired RF Filters Flex and Fold

Medical Design Technology - 11 Dec 2018 16:55
News The origami method known as Miura-Ori creates a pattern that folds in and out like an accordion. From folding paper to technological designs, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have... developed an... Staff Author: Jennifer DeLaOsa Topics: RF
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News Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a method for evaluating and selecting optimal antenna designs for future fifth-generation (5G) cellphones,... other wireless... Contributed Author: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Topics: 5G
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2018 ESP Awards -- OR Visualization

Medical Design Technology - 11 Dec 2018 16:24
News Image Diagnostics ilex 55 is this year's winner in the OR Visualization category. Staff Author: Daniel Seeger Topics: Surgical Products
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