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2014-07-02 16:24:50

AUSTIN, Texas, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. has donated $100,000 to establish the 2014-2015 Hanger Kids Scholarship to Camp No Limits, a non-profit camp for children with limb loss or limb difference to receive education, mentorship, and support. "Over the past 10 years, through their volunteerism with Camp No Limits, our employees have witnessed the incredible benefit this special camp provides for children with limb loss or limb difference and their families," Hanger...

2014-06-24 12:33:38

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Rehabilitation Robot, Active Prostheses, and Exoskeleton Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/computing_electronics/nanotechnology/rehabilitation_robot_active_prostheses_exoskeleton_market.html Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the rehabilitation robots, active prostheses, and exoskeletons are used inside rehabilitation treatment centers and sports facilities...

2014-06-23 23:10:58

In cooperation with the SME Education Foundation, Curbell Donation Assists Student Project Orchard Park, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Curbell Plastics, Inc., one of the nation’s premier suppliers of plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, adhesives, sealants and prototyping materials, recently donated $18,000 of plastic that will be used by Alabama High School students to create lightweight, removable prosthetic limbs for amputees in Honduras. The project is a joint venture of the SME Education...

2014-06-03 08:33:57

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the past 13 years, nearly 2,000 veterans returned from Iraq and Afghanistan with injuries requiring amputations; 14 percent of those injured veterans required upper extremity amputations. To treat veterans with upper extremity amputations, scientists continue to pursue research and development of bionic arms and hands with full motor and sensory function. An article appearing in the June issue of the Journal of the American Academy...

2014-06-02 23:01:35

Four-person team wins $10,000 prize for development of smart robotic prosthetic hand; team aims for improved functionality at price point accessible for greater number of amputees. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 A four-person undergraduate team from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) captured first-place honors at the Third Annual Cornell Cup USA recently at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., for the development of a smart robotic prosthetic hand. The WPI team was...

2014-05-29 23:14:34

World of Children® Award’s running team, Changemakers for Children, plans to raise $5,000 for children with limb disabilities before race day on July 27. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Every day, an estimated 93 million children are denied the opportunity to attend school, get a job or lead a self-sufficient life because of their disability. On July 27, World of Children Award’s team, Changemakers for Children, will run The San Francisco Marathon to raise $5,000 for these...

2014-05-29 08:30:36

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/brazil_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Brazil Orthopedic Prosthetics market. The...

2014-05-29 08:28:42

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: United Kingdom Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/united_kingdom_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html United Kingdom Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "United Kingdom Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the United...

2014-05-28 12:31:58

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/asia_pacific_orthopedic_prosthetics_market_outlook_2020.html Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020 SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Asia-Pacific...

2014-05-15 23:03:24

Judgment frees ALPS South to hire and reinvest in research and development St. Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The innovative high-tech manufacturing company ALPS South is kickstarting its research and development efforts after winning a precedent-setting $15.5 million judgment in a patent infringement case (#8:08-cv-1893-T-35MAP) in the United States District Court Middle District of Florida Tampa Division in early March. The St. Petersburg company is an international industry...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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