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A Tool to Fix One of the Most Dangerous Moments in Surgery

July 15, 2014 1:47 pm | by TEDx Videos Comments

Surgeons are required every day to puncture human skin before procedures — with the risk of damaging what's on the other side. In a fascinating talk, find out how mechanical engineer Nikolai Begg is using physics to update an important medical...

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Robot Care Giver Offers Company and Security to 94-Year-Old Grandmother

July 10, 2014 3:48 pm | by Reuters Videos Comments

A robot that monitors the health of elderly people living alone and allows them to have face-to-face conversations with relatives or doctors is being tested in Rome by 94-year-old Grandma Lea. The makers of the GiraffPlus system say their...

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Soundhawk: Not Your Grandma's Hearing Aid

July 9, 2014 10:30 am | by Bloomberg Videos Comments

Mike Kisch, president and CEO of Soundhawk Corp., discusses the company's app-enabled hearing aid with Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock."                      

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The Robotic Exoskeleton Helping People Walk Again

July 7, 2014 3:55 pm | by Bloomberg Videos Comments

ReWalk Robotics CEO Larry Jasinski explains how the company's robotic system is helping people walk again. He speaks with Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock."                

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Eye-Tracking Wheelchair Helps the Severely Disabled Steer New Course

July 7, 2014 3:42 pm | by Reuters Videos Comments

Scientists in London have developed an algorithm-based decoder system that enables wheelchair users to move around simply by looking to where they wish to travel. The researchers at Imperial College London say the system is inexpensive and...

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HotSpot: Wireless, Connected Chemistry Analyzer

July 2, 2014 9:30 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

CenLab is a handheld, wireless, connected chemistry analyzer. It allows for automated, and better yet cost effective, analysis of body fluids and water quality. It eliminates trips to the doctor by providing ubiquitous, instantaneous, urinalysis...

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Device Aims to Improve Posture and Prevent Back Pain

June 30, 2014 3:32 pm | by UpRight Videos Comments

UpRight is a wearable device that passively improves your posture, so you can both prevent future back pain and feel and look more successful.                 

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This Rainbow Leads to New Medical Innovations

June 27, 2014 2:45 pm | by Bloomberg Videos Comments

Efi Cohen-Arazi, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Rainbow Medical, talks with Elliott Gotkine about innovations to help those who have lost their vision and their partnership with Medtronic on a nerve stimulation product. He speaks...

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Will Robots Render Surgeons Obsolete?

June 23, 2014 9:22 am | by Bloomberg Videos Comments

New York University Langone Robotic Surgery Center’s Dr. Michael Stifelman discusses robotic surgery on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.”                       

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Engineering Newswire: Kicking Cancer Sticks with a Wearable

June 19, 2014 5:11 pm Videos Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re kicking cancer sticks with a new wearable, developing the wind tracer at Lockheed Martin, and playing videos games, with your pee.             

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Human Bones from the Lab

June 19, 2014 3:26 pm | by youris.com Videos Comments

Bone defects, like a damaged femoral head, are usually replaced by metal implants. This has many disadvantages, but now scientists in Germany have created bone material from human stem cells that could bring significant improvement to the...

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SynTouch Uses Tactile Sensors to Mimic the Human Fingertip

June 18, 2014 11:42 am | by SOLIDWORKS Videos Comments

We explore and interpret the world around us through our sense of touch. Dr. Gerald Loeb and his team at SynTouch are changing robotics and prosthetic design forever by incorporating innovative tactile sensing technology...    

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Cardiopad Brings Heart Health to Remote Cameroon Communities

June 17, 2014 10:37 am | by Reuters Videos Comments

A touch screen tablet invented by a 22-year-old Cameroonian engineer is helping doctors perform heart examinations on patients in remote, rural locations beyond the reach of specialists...          

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Why Innovative Science Demands a Leap into the Unknown

June 12, 2014 12:23 pm | by TED Videos Comments

While studying for his Ph.D in physics, Uri Alon thought he was a failure because all his research paths led to dead ends. But, with the help of improv theater, he came to realize that there could be joy in getting lost. A call for scientists to stop thinking of research as a direct line from ...

Micro-Needle Patches a Painless Shot-in-the-Arm for Future Vaccinations

June 5, 2014 2:25 pm | by Reuters Videos Comments

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are developing a patch that could one day replace the feared needle and syringe for vaccinations. The patch is made up of microscopic needles that pierce the outer layer of skin, allowing...

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