News tagged with surgical tools

Sony-Olympus alliance aims for high-tech surgery

(AP)—Sony's new alliance with scandal-tarnished Olympus will focus on producing endoscopes and other surgical tools packed with the Japanese electronic maker's three-dimensional imaging and super-clear ...

Oct 01, 2012
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Electronics that flex and stretch like skin

Imec announced today that it has integrated an ultra-thin, flexible chip with bendable and stretchable interconnects into a package that adapts dynamically to curving and bending surfaces. The resulting circuitry ...

Sep 18, 2012
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Cutting-edge startup aims for nano-close shave

(Phys.org)—A new startup company at UC Davis aims to bring you a better shave through semiconductor manufacturing technology. Nano-Sharp Inc. plans to use silicon wafers to make razor blades and surgical ...

Sep 18, 2012
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Genetic signatures provide new direction in liver cancer

Results of an international clinical study conducted in Europe and the US presented today at the International Liver Congress 2010, the Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Liver in Vienna, Austria, ...

Apr 16, 2010
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Surgery on beating heart thanks to robotic helping hand

If you've been waiting for the day to arrive when computers actually start performing surgery, that moment might soon be upon us. A French team has developed a computerized 3D model that allows surgeons to use robotics to ...

Dec 11, 2009
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