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2012-08-11 08:57:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have engineered a soft autonomous robot that crawls across surfaces similar to how an earthworm moves. The robot developed by researchers at MIT, Harvard University and Seoul National University is made almost entirely of soft materials, giving it the ability to be stepped on and inch away without a dent. The "Meshworm" robot has an "artificial muscle" that was created from wire made of nickel and titanium. Researchers...

2011-12-09 08:00:00

Intelligent peristaltic pumps are operated by an Icon Driven Interface and the Largest Display Screen available Millville, NJ (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 WHEATON, the company that designs and delivers todayâs most innovative solutions for the laboratory research, diagnostic packaging and specialty pharmaceuticals industries, is pleased to introduce two new Peristaltic Pumps: the UniSpense® PRO and OmniSpense® ELITE. These new Peristaltic Pumps have been developed to...

2011-04-16 00:00:28

Flexicon offers a new high-throughput peristaltic filling and capping system Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 Flexicon offers a new high-throughput peristaltic filling and capping system. Using high precision peristaltic filling technology and Flexicon's AsepticSU single-use fluid path, Flexicon's filling and capping system ensures purity and simplifies validation. Featuring fully automated setup, changeover for different vials is quick, safe and achievable within 10 minutes....

Latest Peristalsis Reference Libraries

2012-07-01 19:23:24

The Esophagus is an organ which consists of a muscular tube through which food passes from the pharynx to the stomach. During swallowing, food passes from the mouth through the pharynx into the esophagus and travels to the stomach via peristalsis -- a radially symmetrical contraction and relaxation of muscles that propagate in a wave downward. The word esophagus is derived from the Greek word oisophagos, meaning “entrance for eating.” In humans the esophagus is continuous with the...

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