Latest Bionics Stories

2011-07-30 00:01:02

Advanced Bionics produces implants to restore hearing to the profoundly deaf. The Clinical Research Department uses STATISTICA to analyze the data from their clinical studies. Research Scientist, Julie Bestel, of the Clinical Research Department worked with StatSoft to release a new case study about their use of STATISTICA to analyze the data from their clinical studies. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 A new STATISTICA case study by Advanced Bionics has been published. Advanced Bionics, a...

2011-07-29 10:14:00

marlton, n.j., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prosthetic Orthotic Solutions International (POSI), a Physiotherapy Associates company with locations in Marlton, NJ and Horsham, PA, announces it is one of the first clinics in the U.S. to fit patients with Otto Bock Healthcare's Genium(TM) Bionic Prosthetic System, and the first facility in the NJ/PA metro area to fit patients with this system. The Genium system is a next-generation microprocessor knee unit that utilizes the latest technology...

2011-07-04 12:47:07

A new artificial surface inspired by floating seeds, which could provide an alternative to the toxic paints currently used to prevent fouling on ship hulls, has been developed by German scientists. Scientists from the Biomimetics-Innovation-Centre have developed a new anti-fouling surface based on a seed from a species of palm tree. "These plants have seeds which are dispersed by the ocean currents. As it is an advantage for these seeds to remain free of fouling to allow them to disperse...

2011-07-04 07:38:02

Scientists have designed a micro aircraft that will be able to flap, glide and hover like a bird. Researchers from the Biomimetics-Innovation-Centre in Germany have been inspired by birds to produce a new versatile design of Micro air vehicle (MAV) that combines flapping wings, which allow it to fly at slow speeds and hover, with the ability to glide, ensuring good quality images from any on-board camera. "In birds, the combination of demanding tasks like take-off, travelling long distances,...

2011-06-17 08:00:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid Fire Marketing, Inc. (Pink OTC: RFMK), announced today that The Company has passed a Board Resolution to begin filing quarterly financials in order to provide shareholders transparent, current information regarding the Company's business developments. As a non-reporting OTC company, RFMK is not required to file financial reports every quarter, but feels it is in the best interest of shareholders to so. Following the filing of the...

2011-06-10 00:00:31

MyReviewsNow announces a new affiliation with the Lee Majors' Bionic Hearing Aid System. The Bionic Hearing Aid utilizes the latest in digital technology by capturing and amplifying sounds traveling through the ear canal. (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 MyReviewsNow introduces a new hearing aid system designed with digital hearing technology combined with the convenience of a rechargeable battery. The Lee Majors' Rechargeable Bionic Hearing Aid system offers an all inclusive package including a...

2011-06-02 13:29:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BigSky Technologies LLC, announced the issuance of the first in a series of patents for their GreenShield® fabric finish technology. GreenShield is a new process for water-, oil-, and stain-repellency that replaces the conventional polymer-based chemicals with particle-based green nanotechnology, reducing the use of fluorochemicals by as much as 10 times. The proprietary technology covered by the patent represents a new...

2011-06-01 10:06:00

PHILIPPI, W.Va., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics will serve as the title sponsor of the upcoming Blue & Gray Reunion to be held June 2 - 5, 2011 - and several of its amputee patients, including an Army Ranger Veteran who lost his leg while trying to apprehend Manual Noriega, will share their stories and participate in the weekend's events. The iconic weekend commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with special focus on the 150th anniversary...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'