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2014-07-01 08:32:15

VILLACH, Austria, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SAW (Surface Acoustic Wave) Sensor Symposium, October 30-31, 2014 will focus on wireless sensors for sensing applications in the industry. www.saw-symposium.com [http://www.saw-symposium.com ] Surface acoustic wave (SAW) sensors, an offspring of precision filters used in mobile communication devices, are developed for various sensing applications in the industry. They can be operated wirelessly and exhibit very good...

Tiny Creatures Captured With Ultrasound Using Acoustic Tweezers
2012-06-29 11:44:26

A device about the size of a dime can manipulate living materials such as blood cells and entire small organisms, using sound waves, according to a team of bioengineers and biochemists from Penn State. The device, called acoustic tweezers, is the first technology capable of touchlessly trapping and manipulating Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans), a one millimeter long roundworm that is an important model system for studying diseases and development in humans. Acoustic tweezers are also...


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