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2013-11-14 23:31:05

Austrianova, announced today that Nuvilex, Inc, has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to use the cellulose-based live-cell encapsulation technology, Cell-in-a-Box®, for the development

Prosthetic Hands More ‘Eerie’ Than Robotic Hands
2013-11-12 18:34:48

A new study by The University of Manchester found people would prefer to look at robotic hands rather than prosthetic hands.

2013-11-05 23:00:05

The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) is hosting the 6th International Neural Engineering Conference (NER’13), this year being held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel, in

2013-11-01 23:02:30

New cutting-edge research report “Electrophysiology Devices Market (ECG, EEG, Holter Monitoring Systems, Diagnostic Electrophysiology Catheters, Pacemaker, Imaging and 3D Mapping Systems) -


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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