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Olympus FLUOVIEW FVMPE-RS Multiphoton microscope series adds two new systems for imaging deep, rapidly changing biological specimens

Olympus FLUOVIEW FVMPE-RS Multiphoton microscope series adds two new systems for imaging deep, rapidly changing biological specimens

Olympus has announced the release of two new configurations in its FLUOVIEW® FVMPE-RS multiphoton laser scanning microscope series -- a Gantry microscope system and an inverted microscope system. [More]
NMR and inhibiting HIV: an interview with Professor Michael Summers

NMR and inhibiting HIV: an interview with Professor Michael Summers

Michael Summers is the Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. In this interview, he tells us about his work investigating the structure of large RNAs using NMR spectroscopy. [More]
Xenics and VUmc collaborate in thermography project for clinical research

Xenics and VUmc collaborate in thermography project for clinical research

Xenics, Europe's leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared imagers, cameras and customized imaging solutions from the LWIR to the visible realm, is collaborating in path breaking clinical research programs with the VU University Medical Center of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [More]
Park Systems announces innovations in bio cell analysis with the launch of Park NX-Bio

Park Systems announces innovations in bio cell analysis with the launch of Park NX-Bio

Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) and nanoscale metrology products, proudly introduces Park NX-Bio, a powerful 3-in-1 bio-research tool that uniquely combines scanning ion conductance microscopy (SICM) with AFM and an inverted optical microscope (IOM) on the same platform. [More]
Modelling the biological mesoscale: an interview with Professor Art Olson

Modelling the biological mesoscale: an interview with Professor Art Olson

The biological mesoscale range includes biological structures that range from 10 to 100 nanometers (billionths of a meter). Structures in this size range include viruses, cellular organelles, large molecular complexes, and any other internal cellular environments within that range. [More]
Interactive virtual human body: an interview with Frank Sculli, CEO, BioDigital

Interactive virtual human body: an interview with Frank Sculli, CEO, BioDigital

The BioDigital Human is an interactive, virtual model of the human body that addresses huge deficiencies in health education and communication. From diagnosis to drugs to devices, the human provides an engaging way to really understand complex health information. [More]
Surgery simulator app: an interview with Jean Nehme

Surgery simulator app: an interview with Jean Nehme

Touch Surgery is a mobile surgical simulation app that allows surgeons to learn and rehearse surgical procedures. It provides a cognitive map for operations on a virtual patient. [More]
The PROBEAT-RT Proton Beam Therapy System incorporating real-time tumor-tracking is approved in Japan

The PROBEAT-RT Proton Beam Therapy System incorporating real-time tumor-tracking is approved in Japan

Hokkaido University and Hitachi, Ltd. have announced that the approval under Japan’s Pharmaceutical Affairs Law has been granted to Hitachi for the manufacture and sales of the PROBEAT-RT, a proton beam therapy treatment system combining spot scanning irradiation and Real-time Tumor-tracking Radiation Therapy. [More]
Molecular breast imaging: an interview with Jim Calandra, CEO Gamma Medica

Molecular breast imaging: an interview with Jim Calandra, CEO Gamma Medica

Studies have shown that mammograms fail to detect cancers in one-third to one-half of women with dense breasts (Clinical Literature on MBI). In some cases, the findings from a mammogram are inconclusive and secondary screening will almost always be required. [More]
ESAOTE launches MyLab™Six at European Society of Cardiology 2014

ESAOTE launches MyLab™Six at European Society of Cardiology 2014

Esaote, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical diagnostic systems, is launching MyLab™Six, a fast, accurate and highly flexible enhanced ultrasound system at ESC (European Society of Cardiology, Barcelona, 30th August - 3rd September). Configured for an extensive range of applications, MyLab™Six delivers a premium quality, yet affordable, solution for shared ultrasound services across any busy clinical setting. [More]
ESAOTE launches MyLab™Gamma  at European Society of Cardiology 2014

ESAOTE launches MyLab™Gamma at European Society of Cardiology 2014

Esaote, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical diagnostic systems, is launching MyLab™Gamma, a best in class, highly-portable “green” ultrasound system at ESC Congress (European Society of Cardiology, Barcelona, 30th August - 3rd September). Based on Esaote’s productivity-oriented operating platform, the super-light, feature packed portable system sets ultrasound free to be used in any environment - at a moment’s notice. [More]
Using NMR to study protein motion: an interview with Fabien Ferrage, École Normale Supérieure, Paris

Using NMR to study protein motion: an interview with Fabien Ferrage, École Normale Supérieure, Paris

Can you give us a brief overview of the work you presented at ENC 2014 (Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference)? [More]
Schizophrenia-linked genetic variations and the developing brain: an interview with Prof. Guo-li Ming

Schizophrenia-linked genetic variations and the developing brain: an interview with Prof. Guo-li Ming

How much is currently known about what happens in the developing brain that puts people at risk of schizophrenia? [More]
Agfa HealthCare Corp. and OnBase by Hyland integrate best-in-class enterprise imaging and enterprise content management technologies to optimize the EHR

Agfa HealthCare Corp. and OnBase by Hyland integrate best-in-class enterprise imaging and enterprise content management technologies to optimize the EHR

Agfa HealthCare Corp. announced today a new collaboration with OnBase to integrate the "gold standards" in enterprise imaging and enterprise content management technologies to showcase the vast potential of a fully integrated, "document + image" electronic health record (EHR). [More]
New LASER could revolutionize medicine and our knowledge of the human genome

New LASER could revolutionize medicine and our knowledge of the human genome

Within the framework of the European ATLAS project, a team of researchers in Naples has created a LASER-based prototype that could revolutionize medicine and our knowledge of the human genome. [More]
Agfa HealthCare launches ICIS for mobile and web capture at SIIM 2014, extending the "Evolution of Visual Healthcare" to smart phones and tablets

Agfa HealthCare launches ICIS for mobile and web capture at SIIM 2014, extending the "Evolution of Visual Healthcare" to smart phones and tablets

Extending the "Evolution of Visual Healthcare" to mobile devices, Agfa HealthCare announced today the launch of its new web-enabled mobile image management technology that brings the power of ICIS to iPhones, iPads, Web, and Android mobile digital devices. [More]
Bruker’s new TopSolids™ software provides accelerated workflow in solid-state NMR for the characterization of protein structures

Bruker’s new TopSolids™ software provides accelerated workflow in solid-state NMR for the characterization of protein structures

At Pittcon 2014, Bruker introduced TopSolids™, a new intuitive, workflow-based software package for solid-state NMR in structural biology that provides menu-based, automated setup and acquisition of the most advanced multinuclear multi-dimensional NMR experiments. [More]
Bruker opens new preclinical imaging center of excellence for the Americas

Bruker opens new preclinical imaging center of excellence for the Americas

Bruker (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the official opening of a new Preclinical Imaging Center of Excellence for the Americas in Billerica, Massachusetts. The facility offers advanced development, demonstration and support facilities for Bruker’s industry-leading portfolio of preclinical imaging instrumentation and multimodal platforms. [More]
Biomolecular imaging: an interview with Professor Roger Reddel

Biomolecular imaging: an interview with Professor Roger Reddel

The reason Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) exists is to find ways to treat or prevent childhood disease. Our research programs are focussed on the areas of cancer cell growth, nerve cell signalling, embryology and gene therapy. These four programs have a shared aim of translating novel findings into new treatments for the benefit of families everywhere. [More]
Leica Microsystems and TrueVision® 3D Surgical introduce digital 3D-integrated ophthalmic microscope

Leica Microsystems and TrueVision® 3D Surgical introduce digital 3D-integrated ophthalmic microscope

Leica Microsystems and TrueVision® 3D Surgical announced today that key components of the TrueVision® 3D intelligent digital visualization and guidance platform have been integrated with select future models of Leica Microsystems’ ophthalmic surgical microscopes and will be marketed under the Leica brand. [More]