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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...

Better Robotics Better Prosthetics
2013-11-08 15:48:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More naturally moving prosthetic legs currently in development will dramatically boost the mobility of lower-limb amputees and allow them to effectively navigate stairs, slopes and uneven ground, according to a recent perspective article in the journal Science Translational Medicine from Michael Goldfarb, a mechanical engineering professor at Vanderbilt University. Over the last decade, Goldfarb and his team have been conducting...

2013-10-28 23:21:18

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: European Markets for Dental Prosthetics and CAD/CAM Devices. London (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 In 2012, the total European market for dental prosthetics and CAD/CAM systems was valued at nearly €10 billion. The European markets include Austria, Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg), France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Scandinavia (Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark), Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Effects...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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