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2012-12-31 05:01:13

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Medical Bionic Implants Market [Vision, Brain, Heart, Orthopedic & Ear] — Trends & Global Forecasts to 2017” new market research report to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 30, 2012 Bionics is mechanical/electronic replacement or enhancement of organs/parts of living organisms. The medical bionic implants market is a potentially growing one with a global market of $12.67 billion in 2012. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.1%...

2012-12-26 05:01:28

[298 Pages Report] Medical Bionic Implants Market research report is mainly targeted toward the key ℠excitable cell´ systems, muscle, and nerve, whose functions are naturally capable of being amended by electrical stimulation. (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 The report“Medical Bionic Implant Market - (Vision Bionics/Bionic Eye, Brain Bionics, Heart Bionics/Artificial Heart, Orthopedic Bionics and Ear Bionics) — Trends and Global Forecasts to 2017” analyzes and studies...

New Device Stimulates Retina So Blind People Can Read
2012-11-22 13:21:30

[WATCH VIDEO: Patient Reading With Argus II] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers have streamed braille patterns directly into a blind person's retina for the first time, offering the ability to read four-letter words accurately and quickly. The ocular neuroprosthetic device, the Argus II, has been implanted in over 50 patients, giving them the ability to see color, movement and objects. The device uses a small camera mounted on a pair of...

Scientists Use Inner Ear For Battery Power
2012-11-07 15:25:35

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers reported in the journal Nature Biotechnology that they have found a new way to help power an implantable electronic device in the ear, naturally. The scientists said they have demonstrated for the first time that they could use the inner ear to help power implantable electronic devices without impairing hearing. The inner ear in mammals is a chamber filled with ions that produces an electrical potential to drive...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'