News tagged with scalpels

New Perspectives on Cancer Surgery

(PhysOrg.com) -- Instead of the classic scalpel, surgeons can also operate with an electroscalpel. A significant advantage to this technique is that while a cut is being made, blood vessels are closed off ...

dateSep 29, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Oxygen-sensing microrobots

(Phys.org) —When the retina's supply of blood and oxygen runs low, physicians have to react quickly to preserve a patient's eyesight. But up until now there have been no methods sensitive enough to measure ...

dateMay 06, 2013 in Engineering
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Frog dissections go virtual at California school

(AP) -- A Southern California high school is taking the scalpel to frog dissections in biology class as it becomes the first U.S. school to take up animal welfare supporters' offer of free anatomy software.

dateMay 31, 2011 in Other
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