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Lightweight 'Upsee' Harness Allows Severely Disabled Children to Walk

May 12, 2014 2:28 pm | by Reuters Videos Comments

A five-year-old boy previously unable to walk has taken his first steps, thanks to a simple new walking harness which its designers believe will transform the lives of disabled children world-wide. Jim Drury paid Jack McCrystal and his family a visit.

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Intuitive Surgical Da Vinci Xi Video Highlights System’s New Features

May 9, 2014 11:57 am | by Intuitive Surgical Videos Comments

About a month ago, Intuitive Surgical announced its new da Vinci Xi robotic surgical system. The device takes on a new shape and is designed to bring new capabilities for robot-assisted surgery in a variety of fields. Here is the latest video...

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Fio Chairman: How Automating Diagnostic Testing Can Simultaneously Automate Valuable Data Capture

May 9, 2014 10:20 am | by Wired UK Videos Comments

Fio Corporation Chairman and CEO Michael Greenberg said that lack of timely, precise metrics associated with the trillions of dollars spent annually in decentralized healthcare delivery makes waste inevitable and literally incalculable: “Show...

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Brain Helmet Finds Pulse of Depression Treatment

May 5, 2014 11:32 am | by Brainsway Videos Comments

An Israeli company is making inroads into the treatment of depression with a helmet-like device designed to stimulate neuronal activity in affected areas of the brain. Brainsway says its technology could also be used to help Parkinson's...

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3D Mirror Reveals Internal Organs

May 5, 2014 11:26 am | by Reuters Videos Comments

A three-dimensional digital mirror which reveals the interior of a person's body has been developed by a team of researchers in Paris. Straddling the worlds of art and science, the mirror could one day find a place in hospitals and doctors'...

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Is Google Glass the New Stethoscope?

May 5, 2014 10:50 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

A group of medical professionals, who are first-adopters Google Glass, discuss the technology's potential for shaping the future of healthcare. The doctors were all featured guests at the MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge.   

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Google Glass in Surgery

May 5, 2014 10:35 am | by Indiana University Health Videos Comments

Surgery goes sci-fi as IU Health trauma surgeon and Google Glass Explorer Dr. Paul Szotek takes this technology into surgery. Dr. Szotek and his team were the first in Indiana to use Google Glass as a visual aid in surgery and continue to find...

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Meaghan’s Minute: Long-Life Hearing Aid Batteries

May 2, 2014 12:18 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist | Memory Protection Devices, Inc. Videos Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, VARTA Microbattery has developed new hearing aid batteries with unprecedented lifespans that allow for high-power uses, like audio streaming. More than 150 researchers...

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Get Your Next Eye Exam on a Smartphone

May 1, 2014 2:36 pm | by TED Videos Comments

Thirty-nine million people in the world are blind, and the majority lost their sight due to curable and preventable diseases. But how do you test and treat people who live in remote areas, where expensive, bulky eye equipment is hard to come...

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The Pulse: Reinventing the Wheel & Capturing Infections with Decoys

April 30, 2014 12:03 pm | by Jonathan Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

This week on The Pulse, we’re making a wheel-based suspension to traverse hard impacts, using a nanosponge to absorb toxins, inventing a $500 portable ventilator, and 3D printing kidneys for practicing surgery.      

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MicroCT Scanner Peers into Every Dimension

April 30, 2014 11:14 am | by Duke University Videos Comments

The MicroCT scanner at Duke University is available for use by anyone, whether it be a Duke researcher, a scientists from another university or someone from the private sector. The machine uses x-rays to create 3D models of objects and even...

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Engineering Newswire: Enabling Paraplegics to Fly

April 25, 2014 9:43 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Captain McQuillan, who worked as both engineer and pilot in the Royal Air Force, has developed the Aeroleg, a not-so-innovative name for a pretty innovative product, which allows paraplegics to fly. The captain’s design helps those without...

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Engineering Update: The 3D-Printed Creation that Replaced a $42,000 Prosthetic

April 24, 2014 2:52 pm | by Jon Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

Jeremy Simon from 3D universe was able to create a 3D-printed hand that he calls the Cyborgbeast. It's a completely mechanical device made from ABS plastic with a series of flexible cords that allow it to act like a real hand. It turned out...

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Micro-Organs to Shape the Future of Personalized Medicine

April 17, 2014 5:05 pm Videos Comments

Researchers at Vanderbilt University are developing an artificial liver as part of a larger system of synthetic organs being built to test drugs. If successful, the technology will not only change the way drugs are developed and tested, but...

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Freshman Team of Engineers Help Special Olympian Perform

April 17, 2014 2:53 pm | by Rice University Videos Comments

A 10-year-old Special Olympian is able to work her way along a balance beam without a helping human hand; an assistive device from a crew of Rice University freshmen gave her the independence she so desired.      

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