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2011-08-03 07:00:00

BALTIMORE and CAMBRIDGE, England, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), and Lab21, a global leader in personalized healthcare, announced today a collaboration to develop a state-of-the-art molecular diagnostic assay to detect the life-threatening Aspergillus fungus using the new fully automated BD MAX(TM) Molecular Testing System. "The potential to detect Aspergillus in blood using...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.