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Portable Microscope Detects Bacteria Using Holograms
2011-09-02 04:39:25

  Engineers at UCLA have developed an inexpensive, portable, lensless microscope. This microscope may find its use in improving health care and sanitation in areas where sophisticated equipment is unavailable or unusable. The details of the microscope were published in the open-source journal Biomedical Optics Express. BBC News reports that the microscope uses lasers and sophisticated mathematics, instead of lenses, to develop a holographic image that identifies bacteria or...

2011-08-29 13:00:39

Using a modern version of open-wide-and-keep-this-under-your-tongue, scientists today reported taking the temperature of individual cells in the human body, and finding for the first time that temperatures inside do not adhere to the familiar 98.6 degree Fahrenheit norm. They presented the research at the 242nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), being held here this week. Haw Yang and Liwei Lin, who collaborated on the research, did not use a familiar...

2011-08-04 13:39:54

Is there a hairline crack in the oak table? Was the window frame glued badly? Ultrasound thermography can reliably identify material defects during the production of wooden items. This allows rejects to be caught quickly and eliminated, and faulty goods to be repaired in good time. People who buy an expensive solid wooden table or wardrobe want to be certain that their new piece of furniture is absolutely faultless. Pianos "“ whether upright or grand "“ can only produce an opulent...

2011-07-21 06:40:00

FREEHOLD, N.J., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aginova Inc., a sensor technology company, announced today it is launching iCelsius Pro, a product that extends your iPad by using a temperature probe that turns iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a digital thermometer. The app downloaded from the App store will read the temperature, create graphs, set up alerts, store data and email graphs. Temperature is typically measured using some type of thermometer, usually one containing a liquid like...

2011-07-12 04:00:00

REHOVOT, Israel, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ: NVMI) provider of leading edge stand-alone metrology and the market leader of integrated metrology solutions to the semiconductor process control market, today introduced its fifth generation of the award-winning NovaMARS Optical CD application development solution. The new NovaMARS 5.0 is geared towards addressing the industry's transition to novel chip design concepts such as 3D gates,...

2011-07-11 04:00:00

REHOVOT, Israel, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Innovative and unique optical configuration enables the move to vertical devices in next-generation memory and microprocessor chips - Built to Nova industry-leading stability and reliability standards - Extends range of Nova's market leading high productivity Optical CD solutions Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ: NVMI) provider of leading edge stand-alone...

2011-07-08 12:30:00

SHENZHEN, China, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shenzhen Wuzhou Changlian International Trading, Co., a trading company that specially wholesales series of multifunctional medical and industrial products, is pleased to announce its new round of promotion since July 1. Up to a 35% discount will be offered in retail and more in wholesale. Products in promotional activity range from infrared thermometers, digital thermometers, blood pressure monitors, alcohol testers, glucose monitors and...

2011-06-23 08:00:00

TESSENDERLO, Belgium, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Melexis today launches its 3rd generation of contactless MEMs infrared temperature sensors. The high accuracy of the newest member of the MLX90614 family makes it suitable for limitless applications in automotive, medical, industrial and consumer markets. 12 years ago Melexis pioneered MEMs contactless infrared temperature sensors. This family of successful MEMs sensors is now built into dashboards of cars to guide the...

2011-06-08 21:46:37

Like an opera singer hitting a note that shatters a glass, a signal at a particular resonant frequency can concentrate energy in a material and change its properties. And as with 18th century "musical glasses," adding a little water can change the critical pitch. Echoing both phenomena, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a unique fluid-tuned "metasurface," a concept that may be useful in biomedical sensors and microwave-assisted...

2011-06-08 12:30:00

SHENZHEN, China, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- To thank customers for their continuous support of our health care products including infrared thermometers, heart beat watches, blood pressure monitors and so on, Shenzhen Wuzhou Changlian International Trading Co. has decided to offer these products with discounts ranging from 65-20%. To adjust to market needs and offer more suitable products to customers, Wuzhou Changlian has introduced more models in their thermometer series. We offer...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.