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Out On A Limb: Young Burro Receives Artificial Leg At Colorado State

...tation. With Trotter andclinical staff looking on, prosthetics technician Theresa Conrath performed thefitting an...breedingstock, he said. While he's unfamiliar with prosthetics on donkeys - other than aburro whose leg was amputated above the hoof by two veterinarians, graduate...

"All my friends dream of artificial limbs": US, Russian nuclear labs work with prosthetics company to develop replacement knee

...onstrates onereason for the initiation of a second prosthetics project between the Departmentof Energy's Sandia N...ol, and materials analysis." It also helps out the prosthetics industry, which is dominated by smallcompanies with relatively small technical support. While prost...

Prosthetic limb to be controlled by microchip: Agreement signed to create smart leg

...eave to start an entrepreneurial enterprise. This prosthetics project means that, at a minimum, dozens, and if t... Hurtado takes over project management of Sandias prosthetics program from recently retired Sandian Mort Lieberman, who originated it. Two years ago, an agreemen...

Clemson hosts workshop in frontier-science field of biological computation

...and may one day result in everything from advanced prosthetics to next-generation computers, will be explored in ...y have a major impact on the development of neural prosthetics able to artificially stimulate the nervous system to partially restore lost vision, hearing or movem...

Stanford engineer studies neural prosthetics

...significant advance in the growing field of neural prosthetics - implanted devices that eventually may help severely paralyzed patients regain some of their lost functions. The results of the study were presented by Daniella Meeker, a Caltech graduate student, at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscienc...

Discovery of bacterial 'touch sensor' could lead to biofilm treatments

... artificial surface implanted in the body, such as prosthetics and catheters, which can be difficult to treat with antibiotics. Biofilms corrode pipes, infect heating and cooling devices and slow down ships by making the hulls move less smoothly through the water. Otto, a postdoctoral researcher in Silhavy's lab...

Metal-eating algae, spartina eradication, horseshoe crabs

...us drugs for dangerous bacteria. They are used in prosthetics like heart valves and artificial teeth as well. The horseshoe crab is also commercially fished and used as a baitfish. Delaware Sea Grant researcher Nancy M. Targett has been working on development of an artificial bait to reduce fishing pressures...

Advances in prosthetic, orthopedic, and audiologic diagnostic tools

...tigue failure. Newly developed digitizer advances prosthetics research, pg. 191 Article describes the developme... a highly accurate mechanical digitizer for use in prosthetics research. Employing precision controllers, the instrument has far less errors than current commercia...

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