News tagged with industrial engineering

Genetically modified foods confuse US consumers

Genetically modified foods have been around for years, but most Americans have no idea if they are eating them. The Food and Drug Administration says they don't need to be labeled. But in the first major victory for consumers ...

May 09, 2014
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Faster, safer tracheotomies

Researchers at the UPM have participated in the design of a device that allows us to perform tracheotomies faster and safe being beneficial for both patients and healthcare staff.

Jan 27, 2014
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Engineering applied to cognitive rehabilitation

Within the CogWatch European project, coordinated by the University of Birmingham, researchers at the Higher Technical School of Telecommunications Engineering and the Higher Technical School of Industrial Engineering of ...

Jul 01, 2013
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Ankle rehab, re-engineered

Ten months ago, Paul Douçot began contemplating his transition from undergraduate mechanical engineering studies to a graduate program in physical therapy. "I didn't want to abandon my engineering background," he said.

Apr 18, 2013
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Precisely engineering 3-D brain tissues

Borrowing from microfabrication techniques used in the semiconductor industry, MIT and Harvard Medical School (HMS) engineers have developed a simple and inexpensive way to create three-dimensional brain tissues in a lab ...

Nov 29, 2012
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Developing universal standards for health-care data

(Medical Xpress) -- The Center for Innovation in Healthcare Logistics at the University of Arkansas has released a decision-support tool to help hospitals understand and adopt universal standards for identifying materials, ...

Jan 09, 2012
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