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Crab Comms: "It's not hunger pains, I just want to talk ..."

;t believe how clear the sound of stridulation was, even though the crab's claws were outstretched and clearly not producing sound,” said Maya S. deVries, a former postdoctoral researcher at Scripps who in 2020 will be an assistant professor at San Jose State University.A clever use of medical technology was used to find the sound source. Teaming up with the UC San Diego Medical Center in San Diego’s Hillcrest neighborhood, Taylor and deVries performed fluoroscopies on their ghost crabs. They fed them fluoro bromide, the blue liquid given to patients to dye their organs before the procedure

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Unique Group Launches Next Gen HBOT Facility

Unique Group, a leading integrated subsea and offshore solution providers, has broken new ground in the field of hyperbaric treatment as it launches its in-house designed and manufactured multiplace hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) chamber.Based in The Netherlands, Unique Group’s Medical Technology division specializes in the production of innovative hyperbaric equipment, from concept through system design to in-house fabrication. Unique Group also supports clients with the integration of the equipment in the hospital and providing training for the staff.The manufacture of the Uni-Heal

GE Interested in German Offshore Wind, Eastern Europe

year earlier.   The company derives 14 percent of its total revenues in Europe, but does not break them out on a country-by-country basis.   "Energy is central for us in Germany and accounts for a big share of total sales," Haertel said.   GE Germany is also active in medical technology, research and financial services.   Nascent wind industries in eastern Europe, which are due to exploit suitable geographies for tapping wind speeds, could receive equipment from GE's Germany-based manufacturing sites, he said.   (Reporting by Vera Eckert and Chris Steitz

Channel Technologies Names Ralph L. Phillips CEO

Channel Technologies Group, LLC (CTG), a manufacturer of piezoelectric ceramics, transducers and complex sonar and navigation systems used in the defense, medical technology and energy industries, announced that Ralph L. Phillips has been named Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Phillips succeeds Kevin Ruelas, who is leaving to pursue new opportunities. CTG was acquired by a group led by an affiliate of Blue Wolf Capital Partners in December 2011. Mr. Phillips most recently served as President of Smiths Interconnect, a division of Smiths Group Plc, a multinational engineering company. Before joining

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Viking River Cruises Sets World Record: 10 Ships Inaugurated in One Day

of the emergency room team at the General Hospital (AKH) in Vienna and a former nurse at the United Nations Mission Hospital in Iran, where she provided medical care to thousands of Kurdish refugees during the first Gulf War. Following her time at the Mission Hospital, Rhabek transitioned into medical technology, providing tech support for users of implanted defibrillators and pacemakers. -    Birgit Brandner-Wallner, Godmother of Viking Atla, is the co-owner of a Brandner GmbH subsidiary that operates 38 piers in Austria and Hungary as well as two passenger ships, MS Austria and

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