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2014-01-08 23:28:18

ResearchMoz include new market research report "Worldwide Rehabilitation Robots, Active Prostheses, and Exoskeletons Market 2014 Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts 2020" to its huge collection of research reports. View Full Report - http://www.researchmoz.us/rehabilitation-robots-active-prostheses-and-exoskeletons-market-shares-strategies-and-forecasts-worldwide-2014-to-2020-report.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Rehabilitation robot market size at $43.3 million is...

French Patient Recovering Well After Receiving First Long-Term Artificial Heart
2013-12-30 07:02:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Less than two weeks after becoming the first person ever to receive a long-term artificial heart, a 75-year-old Frenchman is said to be recovering well, various media outlets reported on Sunday. Professor Daniel Duveau, one of the surgeons who performed the December 18 operation at the Georges Pompidou European Hospital in Paris, said that the man was “awake, feeding himself and talking with his family,” according to Reuters...

2013-12-15 23:01:27

The global Dental Implants and Prosthetics Market is estimated to be worth $6,401.5 million by 2017. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/dental-implants-prosthetics-market-695.html (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 The "Dental Implants & Prosthetics Market (Implants, Crowns & Bridges, Dentures, Abutments) Current Trends, Opportunities & Global Forecasts To 2018" analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America, Europe,...

Artificial Heart Using Space Tech Approved For Human Trials In France
2013-12-05 14:45:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online France has approved an artificial heart containing miniaturized space technology for human trials. French company Carmat produced their first completely artificial heart earlier this year with the help of aerospace giant Astrium. Carmat applied Astrium’s expertise in building spacecraft to guarantee the necessary precision and durability for an artificial human organ like a heart. The artificial heart is fashioned partly from...

Prosthetic Hands More ‘Eerie’ Than Robotic Hands
2013-11-12 18:34:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study by The University of Manchester found people would prefer to look at robotic hands rather than prosthetic hands. Researchers writing in the journal Perception said they found people perceive prosthetic hands as eerie, but making them look more human-like does make them more acceptable. The team said they hope their study will help improve designs for prosthetic limbs. Previous studies have shown the closer a robot...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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