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The $80 Prosthetic Knee That's Changing Lives

December 20, 2013 11:26 am | by TED | Comments

We've made incredible advances in technology in recent years, but too often it seems only certain fortunate people can benefit. Engineer Krista Donaldson introduces the ReMotion knee, a prosthetic device for above-knee amputees, many of...

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The Pulse: Prosthetics with Feeling & One Hour AIDS Detection

December 19, 2013 4:05 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Comments

This week on The Pulse, we are giving feeling to prosthetics, detecting AIDS in an hour, improving inhaler technology, and stopping hemorrhaging in trauma patients. This episode features…          

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RapidFIRE: Squishy Skulls for Simulating Brain Surgery

December 18, 2013 10:32 am | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist | Comments

Researchers at the University of Malaya, in Malaysia, have developed a unique, multi-material model to help train and better the practice of novice neurosurgeons. With two components, the 3D-printed skull gives trainees...    

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Technology Bestows the Power of Speech

December 13, 2013 10:55 am | by University of Sheffield | Comments

The voice input communication aid (VIVOCA) is being showcased to the public as part of the launch of the University’s new Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH). Jon Toogood is one of the first five patients across...

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RapidFIRE: Researchers Develop an On-the-Fly 3D Bio Printer

December 11, 2013 10:20 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Comments

Researchers at UOW in Australia have developed a "bio pen" that could allow surgeons to repair damaged bone tissue with customized implants during surgery. The BioPen delivers live cells and growth factors, which accelerate the regeneration...

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The Pulse: Medical 'Ro-Butt' & Reinventing Healthcare

December 5, 2013 9:07 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Comments

This week on The Pulse, we are giving virtual prostate exams, teaching kids with autism, launching a new style of mobility device, and reinventing healthcare with L.A. billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. This episode features:   

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Studying Hearing in a New Way

December 4, 2013 11:06 am | by Stanford University | Comments

Stanford researchers have received Bio-X funding to develop a tiny force probe to study the mechanical properties of sensory cells in the ear. Their research could lead to new treatments for hearing loss, and the force probe may enable other...

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Amazing Robotic Hand Made with 3D Printer

December 3, 2013 11:19 am | by SWNS TV | Comments

An inventor has unveiled his plans to revolutionize the health industry by creating prosthetic limbs using a 3D printer. The NHS currently has to pay around £70,000 for a prosthetic hand for an amputee. But robotics expert Joel Gibbard, 23...

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Georgia Tech Tongue Drive System

December 2, 2013 10:34 am | by Georgia Tech | Comments

An experimental device is letting paralyzed people drive wheelchairs simply by flicking their tongue in the right direction. Key to this wireless system: Users get their tongue pierced with a magnetic stud that resembles jewelry and acts...

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Engineering Newswire 67: Digital Lollipops Could Taste Turkey Text Messages

November 27, 2013 11:49 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re using X-ray vision, augmenting humans at Lockheed Martin, working in wastewater, and licking digital lollipops to taste turkey text messages ...          

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Meet the Robots for Humanity

November 22, 2013 9:24 am | by TED | Comments

Paralyzed by a stroke, Henry Evans uses a telepresence robot to take the stage – and show how new robotics, tweaked and personalized by a group called Robots for Humanity, help him live his life. He shows off a nimble little quadrotor drone ...

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Robotic System Enables Minimally Invasive Virtual Autopsies

November 20, 2013 11:45 am | by Virtopsy Project | Comments

The Virtopsy project, a multi-disciplinary project that involves forensic science, diagnostic imaging, computer science, automation technology, telematics and biomechanics, aims to develop new techniques to improve the outcome of forensic...

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Explained: Optogenetics

November 19, 2013 10:56 am | by MITNewsOffice | Comments

Associate Professor of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences Ed Boyden explains optogenetics and how it is used in neurological research. Shining a light on neurons could replace current techniques of deep brain stimulation to...

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Designing With the Blind in Mind

November 18, 2013 11:40 am | by TED | Comments

What would a city designed for the blind be like? Chris Downey is an architect who went suddenly blind in 2008; he contrasts life in his beloved San Francisco before and after -- and shows how the thoughtful designs that...    

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This Robot Is Changing How We Cure Diseases

November 18, 2013 10:00 am | by WSJDigitalNetwork | Comments

Every week at an NIH drug-testing lab, a robotics system performs millions of experiments faster and with greater precision than any human could. The simple goal: to find new treatments and cures. Find out what's behind this innovation!  

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