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Telehealth/Telemedicine: An Opportunity for Physicians and Providers…

November 19, 2014 Leave a comment

The cost effectiveness of providing health care via telemedicine or telehealth promises to be an effective tool to increase coverage and reimbursement of healthcare provided remotely or through telehealth.

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How 3D printing could revolutionize burn treatment

November 15, 2014 Leave a comment

TORONTO – Dr. Marc Jeschke, the head of one of Canada’s largest burn treatment centers, had to admit the 3D skin printer in his hands didn’t look revolutionary. “I actually find it kind of fish-tanky,” he told CBS News, laughing.

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Brain-Brain Communication Experiment Repeated and Improved

November 7, 2014 Leave a comment

In this photo above, UW students Darby Losey, left, and Jose Ceballos are positioned in two different buildings on campus as they would be during a brain-to-brain interface demonstration. The sender, left, thinks about firing a cannon at various points throughout a computer game.

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How Wikipedia Data Is Revolutionizing Flu Forecasting

November 7, 2014 Leave a comment

This time last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta launched a competition to find the best way to forecast the characteristics of the 2013-2014 influenza season using data gathered from the internet.

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Biomimetic engineered muscle with capacity for vascular integration and functional maturation in vivo

November 6, 2014 Leave a comment

Engineering of highly functional skeletal muscle tissues can provide accurate models of muscle physiology and disease and aid treatment of various muscle disorders. Previous tissue-engineering efforts have fallen short of recreating structural and contractile properties of native muscle in vitro.

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New Heartbeat Detector May Save Lives After Disasters

November 6, 2014 Leave a comment

They give us hints about the origins of the universe, relay signals to our televisions, and nuke bags of popcorn when we’re in the mood to watch a movie. Microwave radiation is a versatile part of our lives, and someday it could save them.

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Revolution in Artificial Limbs Brings Feeling Back to Amputees

November 6, 2014 Leave a comment

Something is missing. Every amputee knows it, and it is more than the arm or leg they have lost. They can get replacements for those limbs: substitutes made from metal and plastic, controlled by advanced computer chips, with the ability to grip, to turn, to step.

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