News tagged with valve

Supercomputers listen to the heart

New supercomputer models have come closer than ever to capturing the behavior of normal human heart valves and their replacements, according to recent studies by groups including scientists at the Institute for Computational ...

dateAug 19, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Researchers exploring spintronics in graphene

Electronics is based on the manipulation of electrons and other charge carriers, but in addition to charge, electrons possess a property known as spin. When spin is manipulated with magnetic and electric fields, the result ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Rare canine open-heart surgery succeeds

Last April, Dylan Raskin's Japanese Chin, Esme, was diagnosed with mitral valve regurgitation, a fatal condition that causes backflow of blood in the heart's chambers. Though veterinarians initially treated the condition ...

dateDec 10, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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