News tagged with needles

Can MRI drive a medical robot?

Engineers at Children’s Hospital Boston have demonstrated the ability to program the magnetic field generated by a clinical MRI scanner to motorize and control a robotic instrument – in this case, a surgical biopsy ...

dateOct 03, 2011 in Engineering
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New technique scales up nanofiber production

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new spin on an old technology will give scientists and manufacturers the ability to significantly increase their production of nanofibers, according to researchers at North Carolina State University.

dateAug 10, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Medical device problems hurt 70,000+ kids annually

(AP) -- More than 70,000 children and teens go to the emergency room each year for injuries and complications from medical devices, and contact lenses are the leading culprit, the first detailed national estimate suggests.

dateJul 26, 2010 in Health
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