News tagged with surgeons

Growing cartilage -- no easy task

Northwestern University researchers are the first to design a bioactive nanomaterial that promotes the growth of new cartilage in vivo and without the use of expensive growth factors. Minimally invasive, the therapy activates ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Did India invent the nose job?

An Indian doctor working in 600 B.C. might have been the world's first plastic surgeon, according to a new exhibition that challenges Western domination of the history of science and technology.

dateOct 29, 2009 in Archaeology & Fossils
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US surgeon general warns of possible computer breach

The Health and Human Services Department is investigating a possible breach of a computer system holding personal information of more than 6,700 doctors, nurses and other uniformed public health workers overseen by the surgeon ...

dateOct 07, 2016 in Security
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Sequencing the genome of salamanders

University of Kentucky biologist Randal Voss is sequencing the genome of salamanders. Though we share many of the same genes, the salamander genome is massive compared to our own, about 10 times as large.

dateAug 20, 2014 in Biotechnology
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