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posted in June 1996
Polymer implants attack brain cancer
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Biodegradable wafers deliver life-saving drugs to cancer victims
Adhesives improve manufacturing processes
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Finding the right adhesive enables medical device designers to save time, money, and lives
Ultrasound tags breast tumors
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Physicians can now use ultrasound to help them recognize breast cancer; reducing the need for expensive, painful biopsies
Fluorescence spots lung cancer earlier
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Endoscope blue-light laser and night-vision technology distinguish good lung cells from bad
Fiber optics quickly detect cervical malignancies
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Motors combine with CCDs and thousands of fibers to identify malignant cells
Magnetic resonance becomes raodmap for cancer surgeons
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Coil design, superconducting tape enable imagers to target cancers and guide surgery
Technology Bulletin
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Late developments that shape engineering
Exercise machine prevents injuries caused by inertia
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Gas spring delivers constant resistance, while exercise bar mimics behavior of free weight bar
Ceramic bearings extend life of dental handpiece
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Tool lubrication-free turbine stands up to repeated sterilization
Designer's Corner
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