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Silicon eye implants

...tion that is in research process happens to be the silicon implants.If these silicons are to used for the sake of blindness .....is there anyhting more to say. This is real and this is happening , the chip, called Artificial Silicon Retina (ASR), is being planned to be implanted in three people suffreing fr...

Microchip gives blind a chance of sight

...that is electronically transmitted to the flexible silicon biochip surgically attached near the retina.The chip electronically stimulates the healthy cells of the retina, which sends the signals conveying he image to the brain. ...

Microchip gives blind a chance of sight

...that is electronically transmitted to the flexible silicon biochip surgically attached near the retina.The chip electronically stimulates the healthy cells of the retina, which sends the signals conveying he image to the brain. ...

Artificial silicon retina

...tion that is in research process happens to be the silicon implants.If these silicons are to used for the sake of blindness .....is there anyhting more to say. This is real and this is happening , the chip, called Artificial Silicon Retina (ASR), is being planned to be implanted in three people suffreing fr...

Researchers developed world’s smallest toothbrus

...ad designed the brushes, have made the base out of silicon carbide fibre with a single row of bristles. The e...erials, June 2005, toothbrush, cardbon nono tubes, silicon carbide fibre, single row of bristles, coated with gold, micrometers in diameter...

A Mirror Miracle!

...ent which will bounce a low-power laser beam off a silicon mirror has to be implanted under the patient's ski...nder the skin as it will breakdown. But making the silicon sheets porous it can reflect light at the right wavelengths even if the surfaces are degraded. ...

Drugs Manufacturers Capitalizing On The Surge In Demand For Bone Health Care

... significantly. Recent research has indicated that silicon helps prevent osteoporosis and can be effectively ...ever, the analyst said that the absorption rate of silicon decreases with ageing and low oestrogen levels, and supplemental forms are often difficult to absorb...

Implantable devices to be powered by organosilicon compounds in the future

...out the organosilicon compounds (compounds made of silicon and other natural materials) are really good for improving lithium battery technology," says West, one instrumental behind this significant development. The new battery technology powers a "microstimulater" not much larger than a pencil lead and can...

Small Biosensor To Enable Cancer Detection

... bind to the surface. The discs are created in a silicon wafer and made to vibrate electronically in two modes. When a cancer-specific marker binds to the surface of a disc, in the pattern of the coating, the uneven weight causes one of the modes of vibration to change in frequency. The difference betwee...

New Biosensor Developed To Detect E. Coli Bacteria

...eria as part of the sensing system that includes a silicon chip and a digital camera, says science portal Eur...ed imaging reflectometry". The system utilises a silicon chip that is made in a manner so that laser light reflected off the chip is invisible unless the tar...

Molecular Computer Developed To perform Calculations From Within Human Body

...tential to surpass the speed and power of existing silicon computers because they can perform many calculations simultaneously and pack a vast number of components into a tiny space. Willner said his computer would eventually be incorporated into bio-sensing equipment to help with intelligent drug delivery...

Peelings And Scrubbings Can Prevent Post Pregnancy Marks

...f certain substances can help. Peptide and silicon derivatives are effective as well as plant extracts from ivy, lady's mantle, mimosa and holy thistle, the report said. Though they cannot remove the small streaks, they could help conceal them, it said. --Edited IANS...

India is the "IT" destination for obesity cure: med tourism

...ries. Dr. Ramana explains the method, “We insert a silicon band just beneath the junction of the food pipe and the stomach. There is another procedure called a 'sleeve gastrectomy', whereby 60 percent of the stomach is removed and the shape of the stomach is changed to a tubular organ. In another type of ope...

Beer to Ward off Osteoporosis

...better, effect." Earlier studies have shown that silicon found in beer can help strengthen bones. Scientists conducted their studies on groups of healthy volunteers aged between 18 and 50 who were given a variety of beers with different alcoholic strengths starting with nonalcoholic drinks.The studies reve...

New Technique For Science Experiments

...d in a recent paper in Advanced Materials* coats a silicon wafer with a brush-like copolymer surface, varying...before filling a thin reaction chamber holding the silicon wafer substrate. Once the solution leaves the mixing region, the narrow dimensions of the reaction c...

MitoChip v2.0 – the new Mitochondrial DNA sequencing too

...ees have developed a second// generation "lab on a silicon chip" called the MitoChip v2.0. This can for the f...ing microarray. Roughly the size of a quarter, the silicon chip had lithographically annealed to it up to 135,000 short, arrayed bits of DNA sequence that, col...

High -tech Mitochondrial DNA Sequencing Tool Updated

...hey have// developed a second generation "lab on a silicon chip" called the MitoChip v2.0 that for the first ...ing microarray. Roughly the size of a quarter, the silicon chip had lithographically annealed to it up to 135,000 short, arrayed bits of DNA sequence that, col...

Canadian Regulators allow Silicone Breast Implants in Market

... had complained of becoming seriously ill when the silicon had leaked or burst. This was done about 14 yesrs ago.. NLA...

Daily Moderate Consumption of Beer May be Healthy

...ditional benefits due to the nutrient content like silicon or polyphenols. Source-ewswise SRM...

New Flat Keyboard To Tackle Hospital Super Bug

...rd is flat and so easy to clean - and is coated in silicon to help ward off bacteria, reported the online edition of BBC News. Researchers at the trust say cleaning the keyboards just twice a day cuts bacteria by 70 percent. It makes it much quicker for nurses to clean them and nurses are responsible for ...

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