Insights from BCC Research

Latest Advances in Bionics: Hands That Can See, Robots That Can Feel

Posted by Laurie L. Sullivan on May 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

BCC Research recently analyzed the global market for bionic devices, assessing the latest sensor and material technologies that are being used in advanced bionic ears, eyes, hearts, limbs, and exoskeletons. These bionic components are driving market growth and changing the lives of millions of people.

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Topics: Life Sciences, Healthcare

VOC Detection Device Breathes Life into Earlier Cancer Diagnosis

Posted by Clayton Luz on May 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM
Many cancer screening tests have been shown both to find cancer early and to improve survival rates. Colonoscopy, the gold standard for detection of colorectal cancer, is an unpleasant procedure that has yielded low rates of patient compliance. Other screening techniques include flexible sigmoidoscopy and barium enema x-ray tests, both of which are less invasive forms of colonoscopy but again, are unpleasant. Poor levels of patient compliance are common.
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Topics: Instrumentation and Sensors

PVC Pipe Proved Peerless by Life-Cycle Study

Posted by Clayton Luz on May 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM
A recent study supports polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe as having the environmental and economical attributes needed for long-lasting water and sewer systems. The report touts PVC pipe as less costly than other types of flexible piping for water, yet maintains performance and reliable service levels. The result: a product type that protects water quality and minimizes water main breaks, water loss, and infiltration and pavement repairs.
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Topics: Plastics

Dell EMC in Las Vegas, bets BIG on NRAM

Posted by BCC Research Editorial on May 22, 2017 11:00:00 AM

NRAM.jpgHold the phone (smartphone, wearable device, virtual reality headset, and so forth) at least for the moment. Dell EMC want to see improved performance in the consumer and server capabilities, and have put their money squarely on NRAM.

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Topics: Semiconductor Manufacturing