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My DNA Vending Machine

March 6, 2014 11:42 am | by TED Videos Comments

Vending machines generally offer up sodas, candy bars and chips. Not so for the one created by TED Fellow Gabe Barcia-Colombo. This artist has dreamed up a DNA Vending Machine, which dispenses extracted human DNA, packaged in a vial along...

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3D Technology And The Modern OR: Benefits Of 3D (Part 2)

March 5, 2014 3:50 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

In this edition of “3D Technology And The Modern OR” we’ll take a close look at some of the expectations and benefits of 3D visualization in the OR and why facilities of varying size and type have decided to invest in its potential.   

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Simple Blood Test Could Revolutionize Schizophrenia Diagnosis

March 3, 2014 12:09 pm | by Reuters Videos Comments

An inexpensive blood test to diagnose schizophrenia could be made available within two years, offering a groundbreaking alternative to conventional methods that rely on conversations between patients and doctors. Schizophrenia is a serious...

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Could Future Devices Read Images from Our Brains?

March 3, 2014 12:01 pm | by TED Videos Comments

As an expert on cutting-edge digital displays, Mary Lou Jepsen studies how to show our most creative ideas on screens. And as a brain surgery patient herself, she is driven to know more about the neural activity that underlies invention...

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Can the Damaged Brain Repair Itself?

February 28, 2014 12:02 pm Videos Comments

After a traumatic brain injury, it sometimes happens that the brain can repair itself, building new brain cells to replace damaged ones. But the repair doesn't happen quickly enough to allow recovery from degenerative conditions like motor...

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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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