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Treatment Of Kidney Stones Monitored Using 'Smart Stethoscope'
2012-12-12 16:36:46

University of Southampton A new listening device, developed by scientists from the University of Southampton, is being used to monitor the effectiveness of the treatment of kidney stones - saving patients unnecessary repeat therapy and x-ray monitoring. If kidney stones cannot be dissolved by drugs, the favored procedure is lithotripsy. Lithotripsy works by focusing thousands of shock waves onto the kidney stones in an effort to break them into pieces small enough to urinate out of the...

Are Dolphins Math Whizzes?
2012-07-18 16:42:40

Dolphins can perform complex math equations when hunting, suggesting that these animals are far more skilled mathematically than scientists had previously given them credit for, according to new research published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society A.

2012-04-03 04:11:06

In a world first, the sounds of Mars and Venus are revealed as part of a planetarium show in Hampshire this Easter.

Ultrasonic Nozzle Will Change The Way Water Cleans
2011-11-10 11:33:39

A team of scientists from the University of Southampton have developed a revolutionary ultrasonic attachment for taps, which massively enhances the ability of water to clean.


Word of the Day
metagrabolized
  • totally perplexed and mixed up.
The word 'metagrabolized' is also spelled 'metagrobolized'.
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