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Ancient Artificial Toes Are First Prosthetics
2012-10-02 21:14:02

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers determined that ancient Egyptian artificial toes may have had more than just cosmetic purposes, but may actually have been the world's first prosthetic body parts. Archaeologists found a three-part wood and leather toe dating from between 950 to 710 BC on a female mummy buried in Luxor, Egypt. They also found a toe made up of a papier maché mixture called cartonnage, dating back to before before 600 BC....

2012-09-25 23:04:23

The Center for Custom Prosthetics in Naples, Florida, is making an impact on U.S. military veterans by providing them with unique prosthetic solutions. The Center also provides the same quality service that veterans receive to the general public, which includes creating custom prosthetic eyes, noses, ears, hands and more. Based out of the west coast of Florida, the practice will be expanding its reach this Fall by opening new offices on Florida's east coast. Naples, FL (PRWEB) September 25,...

2012-09-02 23:14:55

In Asia Pacific (including Japan, Australia & South Korea) as well as China, aging population and demand for superior dental aesthetics will drive the dental prosthetics market over the 2011—2018 forecast period. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 Australia has increasingly been affected by the outsourcing of dental prosthetics, while Japan continues to be affected by some level of economic uncertainty. However, the increasing penetration rate of CAD/CAM technology will...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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