News tagged with pump

Glass electrodes used in nanoscale pump

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of engineers from the U.S. and South Korea has developed what is believed to be the smallest man-made pump ever built, powered by a glass electrode. The pump is about the same size as a red blood corpuscle.

dateMay 17, 2010 in Nanophysics report
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Texas Children's discharges history-making patient

The wait is over for 16-year-old Francesco "Frank" De Santiago. On January 29, De Santiago received a donor heart in a nine-hour transplant operation at Texas Children's Heart Center De Santiago made news last October as ...

dateFeb 13, 2010 in Other
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New heart pump could benefit thousands

(PhysOrg.com) -- Although they have neither a pulse nor a measurable blood pressure, people with advanced heart failure lived longer and felt better when implanted with a new small pump that circulates their blood, according ...

dateFeb 10, 2010 in Medical research
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