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2015-02-13 23:00:56

The present invention is a unique artificial lung that works by direct mixture of oxygen and blood and does not contain porous fibers or membranes. New York,

2014-11-20 23:01:55

The Pulmonica made its debut at the Society for the Preservation and Advancement of Harmonicas annual convention.

2014-11-07 20:21:43

First Woman Graduate of the NASCAR Drive to Diversity Program to Race in Phoenix on November 8, 2014 PHOENIX, Nov.

2014-08-21 23:16:18

Join the American Lung Association in Colorado and 2,500 runners/walkers as they join forces to conquer this 5K at Red Rocks and raise funds for lung health and clean air. Denver,

2014-08-06 23:08:12

Michigan Instruments, Inc.

2014-07-02 23:06:35

An Oklahoma man who came to Pittsburgh for his second double-lung transplant was placed on a device never before used in the U.S., making him healthy enough to eventually get a transplant.

2014-07-01 16:29:29

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association in California hosted its LUNG FORCE Gala on Saturday, June 28, and honored individuals and organizations for their

2014-05-13 16:08:16

Johns Hopkins researchers have found evidence in mice that a tuberculosis (TB) infection in the lungs triggers immune system signaling to the gut that temporarily decreases the diversity of bacteria in that part of the digestive tract.

2014-05-13 08:31:14

CVS Caremark signs on as national presenting sponsor to raise awareness of the #1 cancer killer of women CHICAGO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the


Latest Lung Reference Libraries

Lung
2013-01-01 15:53:59

The lung is a vital organ that is a part of the respiratory system. Generally a person has two lungs; however, the body can function with only one. The lung’s main function is to move oxygen and carbon dioxide into and out of the bloodstream through gas exchange. The lungs are located lateral to the heart in the thoracic cavity. Each lung has a tip called the apex, which is superior in the body. The bases of the lungs rest on the diaphragm. They appear to be spongy due to their bundles of...

South American Lungfish, Lepidosiren paradoxa
2009-07-03 19:14:46

The South American lungfish (Lepidosiren paradoxa) is found in slow-moving waters and swamps of the Amazon, Paraguay, and the lower Parana River basins in South America. This fish is a member of Lepidosirenidae family and is noted for its necessary air-breathing. Little information is known of the South American lungfish. Common names of this species are the Scaly Salamander-fish and the American Mud-fish. Young South American lungfish are black and spotted with gold. The adult fish fades...

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