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Summer med. devices: June 25-July 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, June 25, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Summer med. devices: June 26-July 2

Thanks to 'net detective Dic Charge

How reliable is DNA evidence? Maybe not so much.

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2015/06/why-dna-evidence-may-not-be-so-reliable?et_cid=4651203&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free piece, video from Biosci. Tech.

Glow-in-the dark condoms show STD presence

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/teens-invent-condom-glows-show-stds?et_cid=4641463&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, images from Drug discov. & develop.

Surgery for adolescents with migraines

http://www.doctorslounge.com/index.php/news/hd/56190

Full, free essay from DoctorsLounge

Foam stops hemorrhages

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/06/sprayable-foam-slows-bleeding?et_cid=4643692&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story, image from R&D Mag.


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June gadgets: June 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, June 18, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

June gadgets: June 19-26

Making bits

Constructing a facial image from DNA alone

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-33054762

Complete, free report, images from BBC

Building large pieces of cartilage

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/novel-tissue-scaffold-technique-marks-milestone-in-regenerative-medicine/81251397/

Full, free essay from GEN

Therapies and diagnoses

Microneedle insulin smart patch

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43355/title/Next-Generation--Smart-Insulin-Patch/

Complete, free report, image, reference from The Scientist

No more print format copies of Merck Manual

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/merck-manual-now-online-only?et_cid=4639489&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, links from Drug discov. & develop.

Spiromentry may miss emphysema or airway disease

http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2323415

Free abstract from JAMA


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June tech: June 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 12, 2015
Updated: Monday, June 15, 2015

June tech: June 12-19

Ovarian tissue frozen 10 years, she gives birth

http://www.livescience.com/51149-frozen-ovaries-produce-baby.html

Complete, free report, image, links from LiveScience.com

In vitro immune organ created

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/immune-organ-ex-machina-a-germinal-prodigy/81251377/

Full, free essay, images, links from GEN

Deep brain stimulation for parkinsonism and essential tremor

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm451152.htm

Press release from FDA


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Technology in June: June 7-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015

Technology in June: June 7-12

Viewing

Imaging the brains of moving animals

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-358687.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=a96f1991fe-weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-a96f1991fe-87291326#.VXm4PtJVhBc

Full, free article, image, citation from BioTechniq.

Fooling the f-MRI

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/scientists-show-fmri-memory-detectors-can-be-easily-fooled?et_cid=4608951&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, images from Biosci. Tech.

Super glasses for super M.D.'s!

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/3-new-eyeglasses-that-give-doctors-superhuman-vision/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150604

Free collection of descriptions, images from Sci. Am.

What about the new generation of data glasses?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/06/small-discreet-data-glasses-everyday-use?et_cid=4600429&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Statistical analyses

Month of birth and health

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/data-scientists-find-connections-between-birth-month-and-health?et_cid=4615319&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, graphic from Biosci. Tech.

Have US pregnancy-related deaths really doubled?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/has-maternal-mortality-really-doubled-in-the-u-s/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150608

Complete, free report, graph, links from Sci. Am.

More stuff

Posterior parietal cortex connection for smoother prostheses

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/bionic-arm-taps-new-part-of-brain-for-smooth-moves/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20150603

Full, free story from Sci. Am.

Hydrogel provides scaffold for wound healing

http://www.medgadget.com/2015/06/injectable-hydrogel-material-serves-as-scaffold-to-heal-wounds.html

Full, free essay, image, video from MedGadget


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Conference technology:L May 21-June 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 21, 2015
Updated: Friday, June 05, 2015

Conference technology: 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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