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Artificial Heart Using Space Tech Approved For Human Trials In France
2013-12-05 14:45:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online France has approved an artificial heart containing miniaturized space technology for human trials. French company Carmat produced their first completely artificial heart earlier this year with the help of aerospace giant Astrium. Carmat applied Astrium’s expertise in building spacecraft to guarantee the necessary precision and durability for an artificial human organ like a heart. The artificial heart is fashioned partly from...

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 of treatments for diabetes based on specific cell types. Singapore (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Austrianova, an independent living cell encapsulation company based in Singapore announced today that Nuvilex, Inc, an international biotechnology company providing cell and gene therapy solutions for...

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

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study by The University of Manchester found people would prefer to look at robotic hands rather than prosthetic hands. Researchers writing in the journal Perception said they found people perceive prosthetic hands as eerie, but making them look more human-like does make them more acceptable. The team said they hope their study will help improve designs for prosthetic limbs. Previous studies have shown the closer a robot...

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 San Diego, California, from Wednesday, November 6 through Friday, November 8. Piscataway, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Approximately 800 of the world’s brightest minds and most influential players in science, medicine, and engineering will gather at the largest and most anticipated...

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) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019” drawn up by Transparency Market Research (TMR) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, the worldwide market for electrophysiology devices is poised to record a 12.1% CAGR during...


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