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Conference technology:L May 21-June 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 21, 2015

Conference technology:L May 21-June 7

Are e-cigarettes really OK to use?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/05/e-cigarettes-arent-benign-suggest-recent-studies?et_cid=4582789&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Compete, free report, reference from Drug discov. & develop.


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Medical technology: May 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Medical technology: May 14-21

Happy accidents: why did they go and break it?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-must-have-effect-when-an-upgrade-is-available-people-tend-to-break-what-they-d-like-to-replace/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150519

Complete, free report, link from Sci. Am.


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Tomorrow's tech: May 7-14

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 07, 2015
Updated: Friday, May 08, 2015

Tomorrow's tech: May 7-14

Heartbeat detection, find earthquake survivor!

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2483834,00.asp

Complete, free report from PC Mag.

iPhone to find eye parasite

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2015/05/microscope-iphone-app-can-find-parasites-your-blood?et_cid=4559914&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay, image from Biosci. Tech.


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Technology for our world: April 30-May 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 30, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Technology for our world: April 30-May 7

Thanks to 'net detective Linda Moussakova

Implanting

3-D printed respiratory implants save 3 children

http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2015/04/three-dimensional-printed-throat-implants-save-three-infants

Short, free note, image from Science

Upper throat transplant

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/05/polish-doctors-perform-rare-throat-area-transplant-0?et_cid=4553393&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Fecal transplantation successful in fighting bacteria

http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2288521

Free abstract from Ann. Int. Med.

Devices

What about e-cigarettes?

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Name/us-preventive-services-task-force-opportunities-for-public-comment

Draft recommendations from USPSTF

Organs-on-chips go to art museum

http://wyss.harvard.edu/viewpressrelease/193

Press release from Harvard

 

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New technology: April 23-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 23, 2015
Updated: Thursday, April 23, 2015

New technology: April 23-30

Lab safety: expensive mistakes

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42774/title/Lab-Bloopers/

Sampler from The Scientist


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The tech of tomorrow: April 16-23

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 16, 2015
Updated: Thursday, April 16, 2015

The tech of tomorrow: April 16-23

Choosing the best in vitro method

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/new-test-lets-women-pick-their-best-ivf-embryo/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150416

Complete, free report, image from Sci. Am.


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Modern medicine: April 9-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 09, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Modern medicine: April 9-16

Vest for the deaf: feeling the sound

http://www.rdmag.com/videos/2015/04/vest-helps-deaf-feel-understand-speech?et_cid=4508048&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report, video from R&D Mag.

World Cup first kick from paralyzed woman. How?

http://www.drexel.edu/now/archive/2015/April/BMI-neuroprosthetics/

Press release, image from Drexel Univ.

Spider webbing as heart cell culture substrate

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/spider-web-protein-provides-stable-substrate-for-growing-heart-cells/81251139/

Full, free essay, image from GEN

Nanoparticles deliver to dental plaque

http://www.rochester.edu/newscenter/a-novel-way-to-apply-drugs-to-dental-plaque-96082/

Press release, images from Univ. Rochester


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Spring tech: April 2-9

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 02, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Spring tech: April 2-9

Chemicals and cells

Nano spikes inject into cells

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn27286-nanoscale-bed-of-nails-to-make-organs-behave-better.html

Short, note, link, image from New Sci.

Cow's milk often mixed with human breast milk

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2015/03/31/peds.2014-3554

Full, free article from Pediatrics

Ideas to deal with the body

Physical therapy addresses lumbar stenosis

http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2214174

Free abstract from Ann. Int. Med.

Trends in teen contraception

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm64e0407a1.htm?s_cid=mm64e0407a1_e

Full, free essay, charts, citations from MMWR

Improving walking efficiency

http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=134667&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Complete, free report, image from NSF

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Technology for today: March 26-April 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, March 30, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Technology for today: March 26-April 2

Tans for teens? Nope.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/indoor-tanning-should-be-illegal-for-teens/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20150331

Full, free article from Sci. Am.

Molecular activity"Google maps" on the way

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/google-maps-for-the-body-zooming-in-on-molecular-traffic/81251090/

Full, free essay from GEN

Smart prostheses copy natural movements

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/03/intelligent-neuroprostheses-mimic-natural-motor-control?et_cid=4494156&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Biosci. Tech.

Safer breast implants

http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/breast-implants-could-get-a-lift-to-make-them-safer-1.2289208

Complete, free report, image from MyHealth


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Today's med. tech: March 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, March 23, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Today's med. tech: March 19-26

New cartilage for nose: 3-D printed

http://www.cnet.com/news/3d-printed-nose-implant-ready-for-trials/

Complete, free report, images from C/NET

Gauging the weakening of bone in steroid therapy

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/03/good-bone-bad-bone-0?et_cid=4481238&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D Mag.

Is the on-line breast milk market dangerous?

http://time.com/3757041/breast-milk-buy-online/

Full, free story, links from Time

Sharing fMRI's

http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/openfmri.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51

Video from NSF

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