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Human-inspired robot takes a brisk walk in the grass

By |May 3rd, 2015|

In a rolling, outdoor field, full of lumps, bumps and uneven terrain, researchers at Oregon State University last week successfully field-tested for the first time the locomotion abilities of a two-legged robot with technology that they believe heralds the running robots of the future.
The test demonstrated how their “ATRIAS” robot can move quite nicely, keep […]

Apple Watch App: Companies in Health Care Industry Annouced their app !

By |May 2nd, 2015|

Like many other companies in the health space, drchrono announced its app this week at a large health IT conference put on by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, a nonprofit that looks to use IT to improve medical care. About a dozen companies in the health care industry announced their Apple Watch apps […]

Proscia Introduces First Cloud-Based Software Platform for Digital Pathology (Interview)

By |May 1st, 2015|

Founded in 2014 by technologists from Johns Hopkins, the Moffitt Cancer Center, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and the University of Pittsburgh, Proscia is a digital healthcare company with a mission to bring image analysis and big data capabilities to pathology. Proscia’s main focus area is fighting cancer. The company’s vision is to bring […]

Lava Lake Loki on Jupiter's moon Io, up close

By |May 1st, 2015|

Io, the innermost of the four moons of Jupiter discovered by Galileo Galilei in 1610 and only slightly bigger than our own moon, is the most geologically active body in our solar system. Hundreds of volcanic areas dot its surface, which is mostly covered with sulfur and sulfur dioxide.
The largest of these volcanic features, named […]

See flower cells in 3-D: No electron microscopy required

By |April 30th, 2015|

Scientists require high-resolution imaging of plant cells to study everything from fungal infections to reproduction in maize. These images are captured with scanning electron microscopy (SEM), where an electron microscope focuses beams of electrons to increase magnification of objects. SEM is a common technique for all fields of science.
However, preparing objects for SEM and other […]

Tracking tiny songbirds across continents

By |April 29th, 2015|

A pair of newly published papers in The Condor: Ornithological Applications lay out a method for outfitting birds with geolocators or radio transmitters that cuts precious weight from the package, allowing the devices to be used on very small birds, and demonstrate that the trackers do not harm the birds or impede their migration. Henry […]

Say Goodbye to Ouch with Painless Patch Measles Vaccine (VIDEO)

By |April 29th, 2015|

Say Goodbye to Ouch with Painless Patch Measles Vaccine (VIDEO)

Medicine / Pediatrics

by Editors on Apr 29, 2015 • 3:50 pm

Measles has been in the news lately because many people choose not to have their kids vaccinated. Yet, there are many more folks around the world who would love to have […]

Implant Identifies Which Drugs Will Work for Patients’ Unique Cancers

By |April 27th, 2015|

Implant Identifies Which Drugs Will Work for Patients' Unique Cancers

by Editors on Apr 27, 2015 • 12:15 pm

While a variety of cancer medications are in existence and often work incredibly well, picking ones that are effective on the individual patients’ tumors is usually like pinning a tail on a donkey. Researchers […]

Alcyone MEMS Cannula for Injecting Therapeutic Agents Into Brain Cleared by FDA

By |April 27th, 2015|

Alcyone MEMS Cannula for Injecting Therapeutic Agents Into Brain Cleared by FDA

by Editors on Apr 27, 2015 • 11:43 am

Alcyone Lifesciences (Lowell, MA) obtained FDA clearance for the Alcyone MEMS Cannula, a dual lumen bratin injection and aspiration device that can be used under MRI.
The device is intended for use in delivering […]

Bioness StimRouter Minimally Invasive Peripheral Nerve Stimulation System

By |April 22nd, 2015|

Bioness StimRouter Minimally Invasive Peripheral Nerve Stimulation System

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