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Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

...design features, most notably the use of high-tech plastic composites instead of aluminium. Up to 50 percent of the primary structure of the plane -- including the fuselage and wing -- will be made of composites such as carbon-fiber. "By manufacturing a one-piece fuselage section, we are eliminating 1,50...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...ld revolutionize human cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and treatment of diseases associated with ...esults will be in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, said co-author Stephen Baker, M.D., D.D.S, associate professor of plastic surgery at George...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

...esults will be in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, said co-author Stephen Baker, M.D., D.D.S, Associate Professor of plastic surgery at Georgetown University Hospital. The ability to add fat as a graft would be useful for fac...

Protestors Strip, Don Horns Against Spain's Running of the Bulls

...ators ran stripped to their underwear and sporting plastic horns, as well as the traditional red bandana worn by those who take part in the famous Spanish event. The running of the bulls involves the release of bulls every morning into the streets of the city in northeast Spain. Daredevil revellers, incl...

Boyfriend Bites Off Lip and Ear of 3-year-old Daughter of His Girlfriend

... ear' and dead tissue on her lip that will require plastic surgery, Capt. Spirlet said and exclaimed in horror, 'It was malicious, mayhem.' Police feel the abuse started sometime in January and continued for several months. Police learned May 17 about the abuse to the child. The mother brought the child ...

More Than a Million Expected for Spain's Famous Bull Run Festival

...ators ran stripped to their underwear and sporting plastic horns, as well as the traditional red bandana worn by those who take part in the famous Spanish event. The running of the bulls was immortalised in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises"....

Designer Bag Launch Causes Shopping Chaos in Hong Kong

... The shopper, which carries the slogan "I am not a plastic bag," became an overnight fashion sensation when i...y conceived as an eco-friendly replacement for the plastic shopping bag. By late morning Hong Kong police were asking people to disperse, but many refused to...

Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes

...ot only heavy; it corrodes easily, Gupta said. And plastic insulators are lightweight, stable and cheaper to ... electricity. So the goal, originally, was to take plastic and make it electrically conductive. After experimenting with adding metal powder to plastics with...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

...ing. They also covered a magnetic building set and plastic castles with small parts, which it said could choke children. Chaotic food and drug safety mechanisms, murky laws, corruption, and intense competition among government agencies are among the ills supposedly afflicting the country. But China ret...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

... tiny devices mounted at the end of long, flexible plastic catheters that are threaded into the heart through veins. Full-scale clinical trials have not yet demonstrated the long-term benefits from the catheter-based treatment. But, based on promising results from less rigorous studies, major medical socie...

Botox Offers Via Mail Order Enrages Plastic Surgeons

...ogue. The offending feature , which belongs to the plastic surgery firm- Transform, and which shared space wi...consent by the patient." Adam Searle, consultant plastic surgeon and former BAAPS president, added: "Aesthetic procedures seem to have been reduced to the st...

Stem Cells In Belly Fat To Enhance Or Reconstruct Breasts

.... Fat injections have become common practice among plastic surgeons during the last 15 years or so, according to Dr. Brian Kinney, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, and clinical assistant professor of plastic surgery at the University of Southern Californi...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...ober 2006, her arm was positioned in the metal and plastic brace and electrodes were placed on her biceps and...repeated practice with an impaired limb can foster plastic changes in the brain. In other words, it can help the brain forge new connections between neurons or...

Men Under Knife to Reduce Bulging Waistline in Britian

...ding: The people who have lots of money can afford plastic surgery and then, as a result, are putting more of...o, while singer Julio Iglesias, 63, also admits to plastic surgery, as does 66-year-old nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow....

British Government Has Funded to Develop green Car Made from Hemp

...sed on plant fibres to replace metal and oil-based plastic components. According to the Sun, developers Qinetiq have already designed hemp replacements for the accelerator, brake and clutch pedals. They have said with improvement in technology, it might also be used for larger car parts such as body pane...

Hairy Boy Bets on Laser Treatment for Cure

...l anomaly. And doctors say that laser treatment or plastic surgery is the only way out . Prithviraj Patil, ...ir persisting all over the body is very rare, said plastic surgeon Vinay Saoji. "Though I have not come across such cases or its documentation anywhere, I su...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...ted. During the test, the doctor or nurse uses a plastic or metal instrument, called a speculum, to widen the vagina. This helps the doctor or nurse examine the vagina and the cervix, and collect a few cells and mucus from the cervix and the area around it. These cells are placed on a slide and sent to a l...

Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand

...HS in about three years. Made from light-weight plastic usually found in car engine components, the hand is attached to the arm via a laminated socket. The socket, which slips over the patient's arm, conceals a rechargeable battery and a pair of electrodes which sit on top of the skin, where they pick u...

Hip and Knee Replacements Becoming More Patient-friendly

...eased parts of the joint with artificial metal and plastic surfaces so as to allow joint movement. Traditionally, this is done by way of a large incision in the joint. Minimally invasive surgeries on the other hand, result in a smaller scar and have the further benefits of less blood loss, shorter hospital s...

Pregnant Women's Contest to Curb Infant Mortality

...o months and giving women prizes like utensils and plastic cycles for their ready use," said Babita, another community leader. The slum dwellers say the Urban Health Resource Centre (UHRC), a voluntary organisation, has helped them understand the importance of health during pregnancy and also of hospital d...

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