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Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...thawed and implanted. The Canadian team said the prototype technique took this fertility preservation a major step further. The eggs were recovered from unstimulated ovaries and in addition were fertilised after they had been frozen and then thawed, and not before. "Until now, it was not known whether oocy...

NanoSensors Provides Update on Its Biosensor to Detect E.coli and Salmonella

...as not yet been able to commence field testing the prototype of its biosensor product as it had previously expected. Although the Company continues to review multiple alternatives in order to strengthen its internal resources, the Company has determined to also explore entering into strategic relationships w...

Appropriate Sanitation Gives Confidence for the Schoolgirls

...NS, adding that it would cost all of Rs.2,300. A prototype of the toilet was exhibited recently at the two-day conference of state ministers to discuss sanitation and water sources and was much appreciated by the delegates. "It is a very good effort and will be of great help to the girl child," remarked Pu...

Researchers Developing smart Wardrobe' to Download Songs to smart Shirts

...lias Wearable Computer Laboratory have developed a prototype wardrobe with a computer in its base, which is connected via the hanging rail to electronic clothes hangers, each with its own ID. Clothes connect with the system via conductive pads on the inside of the shoulders, while a touch screen on the outsi...

Probable Health Monitor Sends SMS of Emergency Alerts and ECG

...-cardiac patients renewed mobility. Thulasi Bai's prototype Bluetooth heart monitor records periodically an electrocardiogram (ECG) and transmits the information via radio frequency signals to the patient's cell phone. The modified phone has an added analyzer circuit that checks the ECG signal for signs of ...

New Treatment Boosts Survival Chances for Child Leukaemia

A prototype method of treating infants with a form of leukaemia boosts their chances of survival compared with the standard drug regimen, according to a paper published in next Saturday's Lancet. In general, children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia have a ...

Japanese Firm Unveils Artificial Hand With 'air Muscles'

... Tuesday unveiled what it called the world's first prototype of an artificial hand with "air muscles" that can ... Mikio Shimizu said. During a demonstration, the prototype hand grasped a pen and picked up a raw egg without breaking it. The firm plans to ship some 50 pro...

Scientists in Britain Create Artificial Blood

... were looking for extra funding to develop a final prototype that would be suitable for biological testing, acc... armed forces." A sample of the artificial blood prototype will be on display at the Science Museum in London from May 22 as part of an exhibition about the hi...

Researchers Discover Starch Cocktail Fuel for green Car

...niversity in the UK. Zhang, who plans to make a prototype toy car within three years, has said his technique could produce hydrogen for as little as eight dollars for four kilograms of hydrogen. This could also fuel a car for more than 300 miles, he said. Although the enzymes used - sourced from a chem...

IDRI and Chembio to Develop Tests for Leishmaniasis and Leprosy

...f selected diseases. Following completion of the prototype tests this year, the parties intend to then seek commitments for procurement of these products for affected populations globally. The leishmania parasite affects millions of people worldwide, while leprosy continues to be an important public health p...

U.S. Army Developing a Robot to Rescue Injured Soldiers

...ecna Technologies of College Park, Maryland. The prototype Bear torso is being designed to lift over 135 kilo...using pain to wounded soldiers. While the existing prototype slides its arms under its burden like a forklift, future versions will be fitted with manoeuvrable h...

Scientists Developing 'intelligent Clothes' to Monitor Wearer's Health

...searchers from eight institutions, has developed a prototype multi-sensor test patch, which is ready for testing on volunteers. Project co-ordinator Jean Luprano, from the Swiss technology company CSEM, told The Engineer magazine: "Sensors have been built and have been tested in the lab. We have started thei...

Two Indians on Team to Battle Cervical Cancer

...e," said a university statement. During an early prototype demonstration, Peter Cartwright proclaimed: "I think it's got some potential. (The cerviScope) is much better actually than the colposcope... considering the social impact on women in the developing world, I would pay $1,000 to sponsor one or more ce...

LCT Reports Major Step for Islet Transplantation in Diabetes Patient

...996 a 41 year old diabetic was injected with LCT’s prototype diabetes product containing pig islet cells to help regulate his blood glucose levels and control of diabetes. The transplanted cells helped reduce the patient’s insulin requirement by 34% for over a year, which provided better control and overall we...

The Origin of the Brain Lies in a Worm

...has preserved many ancestral features, including a prototype invertebrate CNS." Arendt and his group investigated how the developing CNS in Platynereis embryos gets subdivided into the regions that later on give rise to the different CNS structures. The regions are defined by the unique combination of regula...

HeartLander - Futuristic Medical Technology Takes Off

A prototype of a robotic device, resembling a caterpillar has been launched by American scientists in the hope of performing precision heart operations without the use of anesthetics. // The scientists from the Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute i...

Transplanted Pig Cells in Human Produce Insulin

...96, a 41-year-old diabetic was injected with LCT’s prototype diabetes product containing pig islet cells to help regulate his blood glucose levels and control of diabetes. The transplanted cells helped reduce the patient’s insulin requirement by 34 percent for over a year, which provided better control and ove...

'Smart' Sunglasses With Chameleon Powers

...aper to manufacture and require less power. The prototype glasses are powered by a watch battery that attach...nches to this structure and tune in colors." The prototype glasses change from dark blue to light blue. Xu and her colleagues have developed other adjustable l...

Educational Video Increases Knowledge but Not Behavior

...atients with AMD. After developing and testing a prototype with help from focus groups of patients, caregivers, and experts, the team decided to use a "cognitive restructuring" framework in the video. Cognitive restructuring is an approach that instills adaptive beliefs such as greater perceived control, gre...

Breakthrough in MRI Scanning in the Near Future

...’s and Multiple Sclerosis and other disorders. A prototype of an MRI scanner has been developed which provides up to 100 different images, compared to one image from current MRI scanners. Two prototypes of the new scanner have already been built and Aberdeen University researchers are working to perfect th...

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