April 2010

News: Medical
Trapping Disease With "Nanocages"

An ultrasensitive medical imaging technique from Purdue University, which uses a pulsed laser and tiny metallic "nanocages," might enable early detection and treatment of disease. The system works by shining near-infrared laser pulses through the skin to detect hollow nanocages and solid nanoparticles - made of...

Lab Rat Created in the Lab

It's illegal for health products with medical formulations to be accepted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration without tests on animals - a situation that has serious ethical and moral implications. New research in the field of tissue engineering, by Professor Amit Gefen of Tel Aviv University's Faculty of...

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Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords

Understanding power system components and how to connect them correctly is critical to meeting regulatory requirements and designing successful electrical products for worldwide markets. Interpower’s Ralph Bright defines these requirements and explains how to know which cord to select for your application.

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