Recent Items in the News

2008, "Gas Pump Made of Minerals Has No Moving Parts," December 2008. See

Cold Facts (The Magazine of the Cryogenic Society of America, Inc.), “Medical Applications of Cryogenics,” volume 24, no. 2, Spring 2008



Chemical Technology (online edition, RSC publishing), "A sensitive touch," volume 20007 02, January 17, 2007



Frost & Sullivan, October 2006, “Tiny Wireless Geiger Counter Detects Radiation,” July 2006

Michigan Small Tech – News (online edition), “Micro discharges and thermal devices: just the tip of the probe for UM’s Gianchandani,” by Robert Frederick, July 7, 2006 (Financial Times online edition), “Worth Watching,” by Jonathan Loades-Carter, June 12, 2006

The University Record, University of Michigan, “Tiny wireless Geiger counter detects radiation,” June 12, 2006, v. 61, no. 31, pp. 16

The Ann Arbor News, “Tiny Geiger counters can play security role,” June 8, 2006, Section E

Engadget (online edition), “Postage stamp-sized wireless Geiger counter,” by Donald Melanson, June 7, 2006

Department of Homeland Security/Metropolitan Metro Response Section, June 6, 2006, Headlines/WMD/Terrorism News: "Tiny Wireless Geiger Counter Detects Radiation" (website)

University of Michigan News Service (online edition) “Tiny wireless Geiger counter detects radiation,” by Laura Bailey, June 5, 2006

Biophotonics International, "Microfluidics gets scaled-down optical source," February 2006, pp. 57-58



Annals of Vascular Surgery, Cover page and inside cover (p. A7), 19(5), September 2005, Springer



Littoral Drift, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, "The Incredible Shrinking Water Quality Sensor," July/August 2004

Business Direct Weekly, Ann Arbor, MI, "Stentenna signals UM tech spinoff" April 29-May 5 2004, pp. 3, 35

De Ingenieur, The Netherlands, "Gaasbuisje Houdt Ook Bloeddruk en -Stroom in de Gaten, Stent Levert Info," no. 8 May 7, 2004, pp. 14

The Engineer, UK, "Flow Chart: US Researchers Successfully test Wireless Implant to Monitor and Improve Blood Flow," 16-29 April, 2004, pp. 14

Smalltimes, Ann Arbor, MI, "Stentennas could signal change in monitoring arteries," March/April 2004, pp. 57

Technology Review, Cambridge, MA, "Radio Stent," March 2004, pp. 18

The Washington Post, "Picture of Health: A Stent That Communicates," March 30, 2004, Health section, pp. F2

Michigan Small Tech (Internet), "Company designs system to detect semiconductor defects," Jan 19, 2004



Technology Research News (internet magazine), Boston, MA, "Chip device gets to the point," March 2003

The Ann Arbor News, Ann Arbor, MI, "Interest Heats Up in Mini-Thermometer," April 17, 2003 Business section, pp. C1, C2

MI TECH NEWS (internet magazine), "Media 1, Picocal Scientific Win First Tech Small Biz Awards," May 6, 2003



UPI Science News (internet), "MEMS 2002 Conference Organizer Sees Standards Rising as the Field Matures," by Scott R. Burnell, Jan 28, 2002

Smalltimes, "Record Numbers at MEMS Conference Means the Industry is Really Forming," by Jayne Fried, Jan 22, 2002