News tagged with prototypes
(Medical Xpress) -- Research to restore sight to the clinically blind has reached a critical stage, with testing underway of the prototype microchips that will power the bionic eye.
Ophthalmology Apr 03, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a prototype bioreactor—a device for culturing cells to create engineered tissues—that both stimulates and evaluates tissue ...
Medical research May 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) researchers have created a vaccine that is more potent than traditional vaccines available today. The glycoconjugate vaccine prototype is 100 times more effective than traditional glycoconjugate ...
Medical research Nov 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
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 ...
Other Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- When it comes to recovering from a stroke, one of the major goals or rehabilitation is learning how to walk again. Researchers in the Netherlands are working with a prototype device called ...
Medical research Sep 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have successfully tested a controllable endoscopic capsule, inspired by science fiction, that has the ability to "swim" through the body and could provide clinicians with ...
Medical research Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More precision and less cost for endoscopic surgeries: the tool developed by DistalMotion, a spin-off of EPFL, will allow surgeons to reproduce their exact movements. The prototype was just released from the ...
Surgery Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The best doctors strive to relieve their patients' burdens. A physician in Houston asked Rice University students to help him do so in the most literal way.
Medical research May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at the Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center have developed an anti-cancer peptide that overcomes the stubborn resistance to chemotherapy and radiation often encountered in certain blood cancers when the ...
Cancer May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Siemens' researchers have been able to analyze blood cells by employing the same magnetic reading technology as is used for computer hard drives. They have developed a prototype for the magnetic flow cytometry ...
Medical research Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have been working at growing tissue and organs in the laboratory for a long time. These days, tissue engineering enables us to build up artificial tissue, although science still hasn't been successful ...
Medical research Sep 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An ophthalmologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center has helped create a convenient device that lets patients who have a degenerative eye disease better track vision changes.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
New prototype device to help doctors prescribe most appropriate medicine for individual patients performs well in pilot
A prototype handheld device that analyses DNA to predict how patients may respond to their prescription medication has performed well in a preliminary pilot study, researchers announce today.
Genetics Jul 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new virtual reality simulator—including sophisticated 3-D graphics and tactile feedback—provides neurosurgery trainees with valuable opportunities to practice essential skills and techniques for brain cancer surgery, ...
Surgery Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When an elderly person suffers a fall it is in their best interests that help arrives as soon as possible, and for this reason most elderly people wear some form of alarm system that lets them contact emergency ...
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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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