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Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...ndobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy (ENB)-- in the diagnosis of peripher...s for direct visualization of lesions, but lacks a navigation system and requires the operator to maneuver based on prior radiological investigations, such as CT ...

Amorous African Fish Exchange Electric Pulses While Mating

...elds are part of an "electric sense" used for both navigation and communication. They claim that the unusual sensory skill helps the fish thrive in murky streams of west Africa. Previous work has shown that each electric fish species has a unique form of electrical discharge, like a fingerprint. In the new s...

Hip and Knee Replacements Becoming More Patient-friendly

...ds. "Sophisticated technology including computer navigation and imaging, coupled with robotically assisted technology for advanced joint replacement surgery and hip resurfacing enable us to provide high end care to our patients. We have initiated several focused programs that would benefit patients suffering ...

US Astronauts Successfully Complete Fourth Space Walk

...a third space walk. A final test of the computer navigation system will be carried out Monday before the shuttle undocks Tuesday. The Atlantis shuttle is due to return to Earth June 21....

'Walk of Shame' Triggers Toilet Consciousness

... visitors and guests began the tough and unsavoury navigation around mounds of shit and refuse scattered all around, the magnitude of the open toilet ground stood exposed. To drive the point home, the sarpanch captured the dismayed and horrified expressions of the villagers on video film, which he screened for ...

A Fit of Laughter Silenced by an Unusual Surgery

...iding the lobes of the little girls brain. Using a navigation system he negotiated his way to the tumor, which proved very tough to spot. The grape-sized tumor was eventually removed. Since the surgery, Anastasia has not suffered another attack. But at this stage it is still premature to say if she will suffe...

Research on Fruit Bats

...hts, fruit bats cannot fly and stay hungry. Visual navigation at twilight and sometimes also during the daytime did not fit the older view that fruit bats only possess rods, the photoreceptors for night vision. This prompted Brigitte Muller and Leo Peichl of the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Fra...

A ‘Fit’ of Laughter Silenced by an Unusual Surgey

...ding the lobes of the little girl’s brain. Using a navigation system he negotiated his way to the tumor, which proved very tough to spot. The grape-sized tumor was eventually removed. Since the surgery, Anastasia has not suffered another attack. But at this stage it is still premature to say if she will suffe...

SWAN system for navigation

... the sound originated. The 3-D audio beacons for navigation are unique to SWAN. Other navigation systems use speech cues such as "walk 100 yards and turn left," which Walker feels is not user frien...

Brain Septum Could Help In reducing Epileptic Seizures

... of the brain that plays a role in memory, spatial navigation and sensory motor integration, among other functions. Normally, the hippocampus oscillates at a frequency of 3-12 Hz, a frequency that is called the theta rhythm, Colom explained. Oscillations at theta frequency are important in processing and stor...

Astronauts Spacewalk On The International Space Station – NASA Report

...sitioning a cable interfering with the signal of a navigation antenna, inspected another antenna that may be preventing a reboost engine from working properly, and retrieved a thruster residue collection plate, a contamination monitoring device and biology experiments, all were over within 6.5 hours. ...

Insomnia affects direction and route memory negatively

...y around negatively. It has an impact on route and navigation and there is difficulty finding the way around.// This was tried and tested on rats. When sleep was tampered with rats' spatial memory was affected. Still, experts at UK were not convinced and divided over the findings published in the Journal of ...

Small Biosensor To Enable Cancer Detection

... It makes use of the same gyroscope technology as navigation systems and car airbags. It could provide specialists with advice about the most appropriate therapy for a particular patient, since the devices could easily be connected to sources of information such as a hospital computer network, the Internet or ...

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