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Revolutionizing prosthetics 2009 team delivers first DARPA limb prototype

An international team led by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md., has developed a prototype of the first fully integrated prosthetic arm that can be controlled naturally and provide sensory feedback, and allows for eight degrees of ...Freedom -- a level of control far beyond the current state of the art for prosthetic limbs. ... Proto 1, developed for the De...

ARRS president responds to NAS report on ionizing radiation

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) today released a report that indicates that low levels of ionizing radiation may cause harm. The following is a response to the report from Bruce McClennan, MD, president of the American Roentgen Ray Society.... ..."This report suggests that there is a very small risk for the development of cancer in a patient's lifetime when exposed to low-level radiation s...
(Date:10/29/2014)... stem cell, those referred to as ,facultative, form part—together ... nothing that differentiates these cells from the others. However, ... the capacity to become stem cells again. This phenomenon ... that hosts cells that stimulate tissue growth, thus allowing ... a transplant. Knowledge of the underlying mechanism that ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... – Ghrelin is a hormone released by the stomach ... commonly viewed as a psychoactive substance that primarily affects ... food. , This knowledge, combined with findings from ... has the potential to stimulate alcohol craving. , Dr. ... and found that, as they had anticipated, alcohol craving ...
(Date:10/28/2014)... German . ... sufficient food when times are lean? By studying wild ... researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology ... great apes can acquire extra energy needed to maintain ... sleeping nests more en route to breakfast sites containing ...
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