Tag: "artificial" at medical news
Rutgers professor Bart Krekelberg is named 1 of 20 US Pew Scholars for 2007
...grees in theoretical astrophysics and in cognitive artificial
intelligence from Utrecht University, and earned his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of London (Kings College) in 1997. Prior to joining the Rutgers University faculty in 2005, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Ruhr University, in Bochu...
Science steps in to discover wonders of Toe-tankhamun
big toe attached to the foot of an ancient Egyptia... to be the earliest known practical prosthesis an artificial
leg from 300BC by several hundred years. Jacky Finch, who is carrying out the study at Manchester...
Poker match pits an vs. machine in world first match
...h harder challenge for computer scientists from an artificial
intelligence perspective," Schaeffer said. The competition will feature four Texas Hold 'Em matches between Polaris and the two poker playing professionals. In each match Laak and Eslami will play simultaneously against Polaris in separate rooms. ...
Oxygen trick could see organic costs tumble
...t be used for organic produce, as by definition no artificial
chemicals are used during processing. With some organic fruit and veg, there can be large losses [during storage], Claudia Ruane, spokes person for Abel & Cole organic produce retailers told C&I. Ruane explained that although many organic farms do...
Bringing order to 'what if?'
...trengths in web resources, information sharing and artificial
intelligence to the task of gathering and distributing the specific data necessary to perform the tree analyses and other problems of "what-if" risk analysis in a speedy and -- above all -- in a uniform way. ISI insights and inventions around the "...
Ground breaking research to end in tears
...tears to find newclues for creating longer lasting artificial
tears. Tears protect and lubricate the cornea and conjunctiva of the eye andhelp provide a clear medium through which we see. Dry eyes occur when tears evaporate or break-up too quickly. Anyone canexperience dry eyes, but the problem is more com...
UPMC begins study of heart support device as a bridge to transplantation
...director of heart transplantation, director of the artificial
heart program, medical director of the McGowan Ins...mos has more than 20 years experience working with artificial
heart devices. He is a leading authority in the mechanics of end-stage heart failure and recently ch...
Blood-thinning drugs need closer monitoring
...mon conditions; for example, blood clots in veins, artificial
heart valves, chronic heart rhythm disturbances. The dosage of these drugs must be carefully gauged to avoid causing the blood to be too thin (which permits hemorrhages) and not thin enough (permitting clot formation, which can lead to strokes and he...
Brain research poised to dramatically advance global society
...ther research could allow advances in robotics and artificial
intelligence that would make most future military vehicles and aircraft operate unmanned and autonomously, thereby saving thousands of lives during combat operations. "The economic impact of the Decade of the Mind will be felt in all levels of s...
ASU, Walter Reed researchers create prosthesis of the future
... thus allowing the springs to thrust or propel the artificial
foot forward for the next step," said Sugar. "Because energy is stored, a lightweight motor can be used to adjust the position of a uniquely tuned spring that provides most of the power required for gait. Thus, less energy is required from the indivi...
Study puts us one step closer to understanding the function of sleep
...ns, however, Tononi must go further and prove that artificial
slow waves have restorative benefits to the brain. Such an experiment would ask whether sleep with TMS leads to greater brain restoration than an equal amount of sleep without TMS. Although an electronic power-napper sounds like a product whose ti...
Revolutionizing prosthetics 2009 team delivers first DARPA limb prototype
...s. The limb system also includes a natural-looking artificial
covering that was created using photographs of the...l bring more natural control of prostheses, better artificial
limbs and make a difference in the lives of amputees worldwide. More Advanced Prototype Within Re...
Carnegie Mellon researcher wins prestigious career award for NSF
...cles wear away materials like on the surface of an artificial
limb or the surface of integrated circuits used by chip manufacturers and the data storage industry." said Higgs. Industry analysts report that the race to produce higher-performance integrated circuits is limited today by the co...
New research shows why too much memory may be a bad thing
...s for diverse disciplines ranging from medicine to artificial
intelligence," said Dr. Malleret. "In medicine, these findings have significant implications for possible therapeutic interventions to improve memory a careful balance of neurogenesis would need to be struck to improve memory without overwhelming it...
'Shrug off' shoulder surgery myth, study suggests
...lasty consists of placement of a metal and plastic artificial
joint similar to the ball-and-socket construction used to substitute for hip and knee joints. The socket, or scapula, is scraped clean and fitted with a plastic mount, while the ball at the top of the humerus bone in the arm is replaced with a metal ...
Nanoparticles can track cells deep within living organisms
...argely of perfluorocarbon, a safe compound used in artificial
blood. The fluorine atoms in the particles can be detected by tuning an MRI scanner to the unique signal frequency emitted by the perfluorocarbon compound used. Since several perfluorocarbon compounds are available, different types of cells potent...
Research agreement to advance new imaging technology
...as organs and bones, and man made objects, such as artificial
hips or surgical clips, can interfere with the ima...sue because they are in the way or, in the case of artificial
objects such prosthetics, are far more dense than the surrounding tissue and can throw off a scanner...
Marshall to receive Wilmer Souder Award from IADR
...derstanding of bonding mechanisms, and natural and artificial
interfaces with biomaterials that include implants. Dr. Marshall is the author of 195 papers and 300 published abstracts and book chapters. He has rendered distinguished service and support to the IADR Dental Materials Group for more than 30 years,...
46-year-old man receives first temporary total artificial heart in Northeast US from Penn
...en years of study, the TAH-t is now the only total artificial
heart approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administr...how went to fund new technologies, including total artificial
heart pumps, supporting consoles, and monitoring equipment in the Heart Transplantation and Mechanic...
Revealing secret intentions in the brain
...Previous research has shown that patients can move artificial
limbs or computer cursors purely by the power of their mind. The current research by Haynes and colleagues now opens up a completely new perspective. In future it will be possible to read even abstract thoughts and intentions out of patients’ brains...
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