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3D Technology and the Modern OR (Part 1)

February 25, 2014 11:40 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

In the inaugural edition of “3D Technology And The Modern OR,” we’ll take a look at how the technology that supports OR visualization has evolved in the last several years and how the latest 3D products on the market has been received by...

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A New Way to Grow Bone

February 20, 2014 2:00 pm | by TED Videos Comments

What does it take to regrow bone in mass quantities? Typical bone regeneration — wherein bone is taken from a patient's hip and grafted onto damaged bone elsewhere in the body — is limited and can cause great pain just a few years after...

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What Is Electropolishing and How Does It Work?

February 14, 2014 11:57 am | by Able Electropolishing | Able Electropolishing Co., Inc. Videos Comments

What is electropolishing and how does it work? Electropolishing is a reverse plating process. Instead of depositing metal on a part, electropolishing removes the outer skin of metal. This is achieved by using a combination of chemicals and...

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Laser Technology Lets Parkinsonism Patients Walk Again

February 13, 2014 3:07 pm | by Reuters Videos Comments

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have developed a device that re-routes brain signals in Parkinsonism disorder patients, allowing them to regain mobility. For at least one patient in Florida, the device is ...            

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Synthetic Voices, as Unique as Fingerprints

February 13, 2014 11:29 am | by TED Videos Comments

Many of those with severe speech disorders use a computerized device to communicate. Yet they choose between only a few voice options. That's why Stephen Hawking has an American accent, and why many people end up with the same voice, often to ...

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Robonaut Supports Telemedicine Advances

February 10, 2014 1:37 pm | by NASA Videos Comments

NASA is always investigating new uses for one of the world's most advanced humanoid robots, Robonaut 2 (R2.) Working with Dr. Zsolt Garami from Houston Methodist Research Institute, R2 was put through the paces to ...      

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3D-Printed Hip Puts Teenager Back on Her Feet

February 10, 2014 1:31 pm | by Reuters Videos Comments

A customized 3D-printed hip implant is expected to save a Swedish teenage girl from life in a wheelchair. The implant has been designed around a technology that ...              

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Mayo Clinic Holds High Hopes for Space-Grown Stem Cells

February 10, 2014 10:25 am | by Reuters Videos Comments

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic are preparing to test their theory that stem cells grow faster in microgravity. With a grant from an organization that promotes research aboard the International Space Station, Dr. Abba Zubair will send a batch of cells into space where ...

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The Pulse: Powering Implants with the Heart & Playing Stroke Hero

February 6, 2014 11:22 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

This week on The Pulse, we are powering implants with the heart, vacuuming out blood clots, controlling the TV remote with a wink, and playing stroke education video games. This episode features...        

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Bionic Hand Gives Amputees A New Sense Of Touch

February 6, 2014 9:50 am | by NTDTV Videos Comments

A prototype prosthetic hand containing sensors, wired to nerves in amputee Dennis Aabo Sørensen's arm, has given him the ability to feel objects for the first time in nine years. Now its creators plan to miniaturise the electronics required...

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Crash-Testing Concussion Sensors

January 30, 2014 12:23 pm | by Michigan Engineering Videos Comments

How head-impact sensors might one day help athletes, coaches and doctors identify more dangerous hits that could lead to concussions. Michigan Engineering researchers are helping to test a new high-profile device. In an effort to improve...

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The Future of Healthcare: QuantuMDx's Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign

January 27, 2014 11:26 am | by QuantuMDx Videos Comments

On February 12th, QuantuMDx will launch an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to support the humanitarian health challenge to eradicate malaria by further developing and trialing their 15-minute malaria/drug resistance test using their handheld...

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Introducing the ChestMaster

January 24, 2014 3:23 pm | by ChestMaster Videos Comments

Medical device startup, ChestMaster, has developed a next-generation, high-frequency chest oscillation device that can be used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis ...               

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A Safer & Cheaper Needle-Free Vaccine Patch

January 15, 2014 12:29 pm | by TED Videos Comments

One hundred sixty years after the invention of the needle and syringe, we’re still using them to deliver vaccines; it’s time to evolve. Biomedical engineer Mark Kendall demos the Nanopatch, a one-centimeter-by-one-centimeter square vaccine...

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Kickstarter of the Week: How to Undermine Intellectual Property

January 14, 2014 12:58 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

The team at OpenBCI (open source brain-computer interface) is trying to undermine the “ivory tower of intellectual property” and prove another way to do business. The company has developed a low-cost, programmable, open-source platform that...

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