Posts Tagged: "surgery"

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New iKnife Scalpel Finds Cancer As It’s Cutting

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One of the biggest problems with cancer is getting rid of it. Often, that involves surgery, but surgeons can have a difficult time separating cancerous tissue from healthy, and mid-operation analysis techniques take a little too much time to be used constantly. So a group of medical students have invented...

Surgical Magnet iPod Nano

Guy Surgically Mounts iPod Nano to His Arm (video)

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Body piercing, while cool and unique to many an individual often doesn’t serve any utility.  Unless of course you’re looking to swing through the air by giant hooks attached to a crane – yeah, people do that. [GR]QKVNVoBScFA[/GR] However, in the case of Dave Hurban, body piercing isn’t just for show...

Hand Transplants Are Here And Ready to Shake (video)

Hand Transplants Are Here And Ready to Shake (video)

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[GR]JgaMZT1Z2dw[/GR] Back in the day if you lost a hand you were SOL.  Not any more.  This young woman in SoCal received a donor hand after losing her’s a number of years ago.  It’s not clear how much dexterity she’ll achieve, but as soon as surgery was completed she could...