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A Reverse Approach to Cancer Cell Identification

By Ute Eppinger -
Cancer cells are a tricky bunch to understand. Some just stay in the primary tumor forever, while others start roaming around and start to metastasize. A novel microfluidic device isolates most aggressive cancer cells.
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A Smart Artificial Knee

By Bernard Banga -
A spin-off of a French aerospace company has designed an artificial knee with intuitive interaction for transfemoral amputees.
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Medtech Start-Ups: French Company Brings Novel Retina Implants to Market

By Bernard Banga -
A French start-up is developing vision restoration systems that stimulate the retina to obtain bionic vision based on collaborative work by several leading-edge research teams in Europe and the United States.
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Medtech Start-Ups: French Company Brings Novel Retina Implants to Market

By Bernard Banga -
A French start-up is developing vision restoration systems that stimulate the retina to obtain bionic vision based on collaborative work by several leading-edge research teams in Europe and the United States.
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New Nano-Chip Makes it Easy to ‘Spot the Difference’ In Diabetes

By Adele Graham-King -
Scientists based at Stanford University School of Medicine have designed and developed a new diagnostic nano-chip that is capable of quickly and effectively differentiating between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
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Danaher Group Buys Siemens Microbiology Unit

By Thomas Klein -
The M&A wave in medical technology continues. The diagnostics unit of Siemens Healthcare announced in a press release that it is selling its microbiology business to Beckman Coulter.
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Novel Patch Stops Scar Growth

By Ute Eppinger -
Scars are considered ugly, can lead to disfigurement and sometimes cause psychological or even social problems. A drug-eluting patch is able to stop scar growth and reduces scar tissue.
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Novel Patch Stops Scar Growth

By Ute Eppinger -
Scars are considered ugly, can lead to disfigurement and sometimes cause psychological or even social problems. A drug-eluting patch is able to stop scar growth and reduces scar tissue.
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Novel Patch Stops Scar Growth

By Ute Eppinger -
Scars are considered ugly, can lead to disfigurement and sometimes cause psychological or even social problems. A drug-eluting patch is able to stop scar growth and reduces scar tissue.
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Google Teams Up with Novartis to Bring Its Smart Lenses to Market

By Thomas Klein -
Google has found a partner from the medical space to develop its idea of ‘smart’ contact lenses to market maturity. The company announced that is has struck an agreement with Swiss Novartis.
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