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Future TED Talks Might Be Conducted By Artificial Intelligence
2014-03-21 12:35:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new competition has been announced aimed at developing artificial intelligence (AI) so advanced it could deliver a TED Talk that receives a standing ovation. XPRIZE announced at the TED2014 Conference a competition that would invite scientists to create an AI that could deliver a compelling speech at a TED Talk with no human involvement. “Advances in machine learning and AI have made extraordinary progress over the past decade,...

2014-03-17 16:28:56

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 4, 2014, Thoratec Corporation initiated a voluntary worldwide Medical Device Correction in order to update its labeling and training materials for the HeartMate II(®) LVAS Pocket System Controller (the "Pocket Controller"). The following information is provided as a reinforcement of the initial release. Failure to completely connect the driveline during the process of exchanging Pocket System Controllers has resulted in serious...

2014-03-14 12:28:23

First implant took place in France, at the Nouvelles Cliniques Nantaises in Nantes NATICK, Massachusetts, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces CE Mark approval and European market launch of the INGEVITY(TM) family of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compatible pacing leads. Pacing leads are insulated wires that connect an implantable pacemaker to the heart for treatment of bradycardia, a condition in which the heart beats too...

2014-03-10 23:25:20

With a New Name, New Website, and Expanded Services, TechCast Now Offers a Full Range of Forecasts and Strategy for a Changing World Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 TechCast, a virtual think tank tracking the technology revolution for 20 years, is excited to announce the launch of its new website at http://www.techcastglobal.com. The redesigned site with mobile interface provides expanded access to TechCast's award-winning forecasts of emerging technologies, social trends, and...

2014-03-04 08:38:54

Compact Design and Universal Input Options Provide PID Control for a Wide Range Temperature and Process Signals YORK, Pa., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced the launch of its new PXU series of proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controllers. The PXU series, which is the latest addition to Red Lion's portfolio of industrial automation solutions, is designed...

2014-02-19 16:24:09

New technology is smaller than a triple-A battery, allows for minimally invasive implantation REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute and the physicians at Silicon Valley Cardiology have been selected by St. Jude Medical to participate in a clinical trial that will bring the first leadless pacemaker to the West Coast. The Nanostim(TM) Cardiac Leadless Pacemaker is smaller than a triple-A battery and is...

2014-02-11 16:25:52

Experimental New Technology Allows Doctors to Monitor Patient Heart Conditions Remotely Via Wireless Messaging - No Unnecessary Hospital Visits During Dangerous Weather KANSAS CITY, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweets and instant messages are great ways for people to update each other in real-time, but a new messaging technology in the healthcare industry could help the body update doctors instantly from miles away. A new treatment option for heart disease is being tested at The...

2014-02-06 23:21:33

Electrophysiologist Vivek Reddy, MD, of Mount Sinai Heart Launches International LEADLESS II Clinical Research Trial Testing New Investigational Leadless Pacemaker New York, NY (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 This February during American Heart Month, Vivek Reddy, MD, of Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital implanted the United States’ first miniature-sized, leadless cardiac pacemaker directly inside a patient’s heart without surgery. The leads-free pacemaker is implanted by a...

2014-02-06 23:04:24

Oven Industries Inc. announces their new laboratory temperature controllers with ramp/soak capabilities. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The 5R6-900 benchtop controller has many outstanding user-friendly benefits. Contained all in one enclosure, the device can be plugged into the wall as a self-contained temperature control system, which has its own power supply. This distinctive detail makes the device unique, as well as highly convenient for users. The temperature...

2014-02-03 08:28:09

GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation, (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, announced today that Krish Krishnan, Chief Operating Officer of Intrexon, will present at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Monday, Feb. 10, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. About Intrexon Corporation Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON) is a leader in synthetic biology focused on collaborating with companies in Health, Food,...


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2010-11-24 14:54:48

A black box can referred to as almost anything from a transistor to an algorithm to a human mind. The black box is a device, system, or object which can be view in terms of its input, output, and transfer characteristics without any knowledge of its internal workings. The opposite is a system where the inner components or logic are available for inspection which is sometimes known as a white box, a glass box, or a clear box. The term "black box" came into the English language around 1945....

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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