Biomedical physics

Physics-based technologies to study biological systems and to diagnose and treat disease.

A brain-computer interface for controlling an exoskeleton

IOP Publishing 18 Aug 2015

Scientists working at Korea University, Korea, and TU Berlin, Germany have developed a brain-computer control interface for a lower limb exoskeleton by decoding specific signals from within the user’s brain.

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Magritek reports on using the Spinsolve benchtop NMR system to enhance chemistry undergraduate education programs at the University of Queensland

Magritek 14 Aug 2015

Wellington, NZ, 12th August 2015: Magritek, a leading provider of compact NMR and MRI instruments, report on the use of their Spinsolve Benchtop NMR spectrometer the Chemistry Department of the University of Queensland where it is in use in the undergraduate laboratory curricula.

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New Lab Start-Up Program now available in Europe

Alfa Aesar 14 Aug 2015

A Johnson Matthey Company, has extended its New Lab Start-Up Program to include Europe.

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Electronic Recordkeeping In Radiation Oncology

IBA Dosimetry 12 Aug 2015

Webinar presented by James P. Nunn, MS, CHP, DABR. Senior Medical Physicist at Lewis Gale Regional Cancer Center, Pulaski VA

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ACR confirms log file measurements acceptable for IMRT/VMAT QA

Mobius Medical Systems, LP 10 Aug 2015

The American College of Radiology (ACR) recently published a statement on their website answering the question of whether the ACR ROPA program considers log files generated from the treatment machine an acceptable “alternative” measurement for IMRT/VMAT for patient QA.

Robo-whiskers mimic animals exploring their surroundings

IOP Publishing 5 Aug 2015

Many mammals, including seals and rats, rely on their whiskers to sense their way through dark environments.

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Visit us at Physics of Cells: From Molecules to Systems, Aug 30 - Sep 4

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 4 Aug 2015

Bad Staffelstein, Germany

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Physics World August 2015

IOP Publishing 3 Aug 2015

Maximizing your message: How scientists should talk to politicians

In August’s Physics World: Overcoming the ‘Curie Complex’

IOP Publishing 3 Aug 2015

In this month’s issue of Physics World, French physicist Hélène Langevin-Joliot – the granddaughter of Marie Curie – talks to reporter Tushna Commissariat about the scientific legacy of her family, delves into what’s known as the "Curie complex" and gives her own tips for scientific success.

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Visit us at ACS Fall on August 16-18, Booth 1230

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 22 Jul 2015

Boston, MA

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JPK reports on the use of SPM in the Messersmith Group at UC Berkeley looking at biologically inspired polymer adhesives.

JPK Instruments AG 21 Jul 2015

JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of their NanoWizard®3a AFM and ForceRobot systems by the Messersmith Research Group at UC Berkeley to study biologically inspired polymer adhesives.

New Semrock Brilliant Violet and Ultraviolet Filter Sets for Microscopy

Semrock, Inc. 10 Jul 2015

Semrock has released three exciting new broadband filter sets that support Brilliant Violet and Ultraviolet dyes (BD Biosciences).

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Texas Center for Proton Therapy selects RayStation for treatment planning

RaySearch Laboratories AB 3 Jul 2015

With plans to open in late 2015, the next-generation proton center will use RayStation® exclusively for all patient planning.

Friction reduction breakthrough is no snake oil

IOP Publishing 1 Jul 2015

Snake skin inspired surfaces smash records, providing an astonishing 40% friction reduction in tests of high performance materials.

Cockroach-inspired robot uses body streamlining to negotiate obstacles

IOP Publishing 23 Jun 2015

Researchers at University of California, Berkeley have taken inspiration from the cockroach to create a robot that can use its body shape to manoeuvre through a densely cluttered environment.

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Multistream fermentation process monitor

Hiden Analytical Limited 16 Jun 2015

The new compact version of the Hiden Biostream gas composition monitor, the QIC Biostream-C, enables automated monitoring of up to 80 independent gas streams yet has a footprint of just 0.35 square metres.

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One Component, Neutral Curing Silicone Passes USP Class VI and ISO 10993-5 Tests

Master Bond Inc. 11 Jun 2015

Specially formulated for medical device applications, Master Bond MasterSil 912Med is a room temperature vulcanizing silicone system for high performance bonding, sealing and coating.

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Mevion Makes History as the First Manufacturer to Open Back-to-Back Proton Therapy Centers

Mevion Medical Systems 11 Jun 2015

The MEVION S250 proton therapy system at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is now treating patients, after opening on May 27, less than four weeks after the first patient was treated on the MEVION S250 at Ackerman Cancer Center.

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Piezo-Based Ultrasonic Drives Open Up New Opportunities

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 10 Jun 2015

No Compromises Allowed For Mobile Drug Pumps

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New White Paper from RaySearch Laboratories download weblink

RaySearch Laboratories AB 9 Jun 2015

Robust Optimization in Raystation

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