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Speeding up cancer diagnosis during surgery

Tissue-conserving cancer surgery is a highly skilled procedure which involves time-consuming tissue preparation to detect the margins of cancerous tissue. The goal is to remove as much of the tumour as possible ...

Sep 17, 2013
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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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How innovation helps homeless people

Lancaster University researchers and homeless people have succeeded in developing a prototype that could help the latter take better care of themselves. It is often a challenge for homeless people to make ...

Nov 27, 2012
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Students focus on creating a better cervical collar

Undergraduate students at Rice University have come up with what they hope will prove to be a better and safer version of cervical collars to stabilize the heads and necks of accident victims. Cervical collars ...

Apr 09, 2012
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Prototype

A prototype is an original type, form, or instance of something serving as a typical example, basis, or standard for other things of the same category. The word derives from the Greek πρωτότυπον (prototypon), "archetype, original", neutral of πρωτότυπος (prototypos), "original, primitive", from πρώτος (protos), "first" + τύπος (typos), "impression".

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