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Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand

At 8,500 a piece it doesnt come cheap. But the new bionic hand, developed by a Scottish engineer, is termed a massive advance on previous artificial limbs . It can't click its fingers or play the piano but there's not much else it won't do. It can, for instance, turn a key in a ...

Australian Devises Online Game Based on Virginia Tech Shootout

If the man who mowed down 32 persons at Virginia Tech in the United States last month was a psychopath, what do you call the man who has devised a computer game based on the rampage. In the game called V-Tech rampage, players control an image of Korean-born gunman Cho Seung-hui. Screams can b...

WHO Devises New Global Strategy To Fight Tuberculosis

A new global strategy devised by the World Health Organization (WHO) would be adopted to effectively manage tuberculosis, an infectious disease that claims the lives of nearly 1.7 million people, worldwide //. The $56 billion global plan would be launched in January and targets reduction of p...

Joplin Citizens and Health Organizations Call on Missouri Gov. Nixon for Study, Action on High Incidence of Birth Defects and Chronic Diseases in Community

...ms and fighting efforts by management at EaglePicher to cut back family health care benefits for employees at this producer of batteries and energetic devises for the defense, space and commercial industries. She said, "This report shows why union members and all Joplin residents should be very concerned abo...

LCA-Vision Conducts 2008 Annual Stockholder Meeting

... our ability to manage credit risk related to consumer debt, bankruptcies and other credit trends. In addition, the FDA's advisory board on ophthalmic devises is currently reviewing concerns about post-Lasik quality of life matters and the advisory board may propose a major new study on Lasik outcomes. The o...

Alert to Women: What Your Doctor Prescribed for Hormone Replacement May Be Killing You and Your Rights Are About to Be Taken Away

...ied his ability to organize attorneys and experts by forming a network of prominent mass tort practitioners to litigate pharmaceutical, failed medical devises and other harmful products that have caused injury to thousands of Americans. Mr. Weiss is licensed to practice law in the State of New York and Was...

Scientists use nanomaterials to localize and control drug delivery

... approach for delivering multiple drugs, controlling the sequence of multi-drug delivery strategies and enhancing the life spans of commonly implanted devises such as cardiac stents, pacemakers and continuous glucose monitors. For chemotherapy, this system could enhance treatment efficacy while preventin...

$ 8.1 Million Grant to Tackle Bioterrorism

...on will be responsible for this mission. He is a professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology at the medical college and is well versed in developing such devises which would identify causative microbes for chicken pox, SARS, influenza, Pneumonia etc. His tool kits have been widely used by physicians all round t...

Meth Addiction On The Rise, US Health Authorities Concerned

...ropion (an antidepressant) can be used for treatment of the same. In view of the global meth threat, it is high time that the scientific community devises some effective strategy to combat methamphetamine drug addiction that continues to be a significant challenge. ...
Devises in Biological News

Engineer devises ways to improve gas mileage

Last summer, it was very expensive to fill up a gas tank when the gasoline price hit close to four dollars a gallon. Transportation by road or air consumes fuel, which not only increases our vulnerability to foreign imports but also is a source of greenhouse gas emissions that will impact adverse ...

Columbia University scientist devises new way to more rapidly generate bone tissue

NEW YORK (Dec. 15, 2008) Using stem cell lines not typically combined, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have designed a new way to "grow" bone and other tissues. The inability to foster angiogenesis a physiological process involving the growth of new blood vessels from pre-ex...

Stowers Proteomics Center devises method for assigning probabilities to human protein interactions

The Stowers Institutes Proteomics Center has published a novel method of using normalized spectral counts derived from a series of affinity purifications analyzed by mass spectrometry (APMS) to generate a probabilistic measure of the preference of proteins to associate with one another. The ...

A viral cloaking device

...ystem and the viruses hosted by our bodies are in a continual dance for survival--viruses ever seek new ways to evade detection, and our immune system devises new methods to hunt them down. Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV), says Bjorkman, Caltech's Delbrck Professor of Biology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institu...

Gender roles and not gender bias hold back women scientists

...on imbalances in the scientific career path. EMBO monitors the selection process in EMBO programmes, alerts EMBO committees towards gender imbalance, devises actions to counteract gender imbalance and creates awareness in the scientific community. ...
Devises in Biological Technology

Expansion and Relocation to New, State-Of-The-Art Facilities Marks Milestone in Effort to Roll Out New Tool for Cancer Diagnosis

...ment round," said Brian Murphy, Chairman of RedPath's Board of Directors and Partner in NewSpring Capital, which invests in biopharmaceutical, medical devises and healthcare services companies. "RedPath has seen significant returns on its groundbreaking work and is well-positioned to help change the way canc...
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