February 2011

News: Medical
Newly Designed Nanoparticles Help Make Blood Clots Visible

For almost two decades, cardiologists have searched for ways to see dangerous blood clots before they cause heart attacks. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report that they have designed nanoparticles that find clots and make them visible to a...

News: Materials
Self-Assembling Polymer Film Shows Promise for Artificial Muscles

A newly developed self-assembling polymer film that bends and stretches when hit by light is pointing the way to a new family of functional materials. This flexing film is the first material to have been made by coaxing complex molecules to form large-scale, highly ordered 3D...

News: Medical
Bringing 3D to the Operating Room

Scientists at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering and the UC San Diego division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) are working to bring three-dimensional video feeds into the operating room by leveraging the use of autostereoscopic displays. Their...

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John Chandler on Achieving Quality Motion Control

FAULHABER MICROMO brings together the highest quality motion technologies and value-added services, together with global engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, to deliver top quality micro motion solutions. With 34 years’ experience, John Chandler injects a key engineering perspective into all new projects and enjoys working closely with OEM customers to bring exciting new technologies to market.

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