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3D technology rebuilds child's ear ws

3D technology rebuilds child's ear ws | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it

The Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh is using 3D scanning technology to create new ears for children. The hospital is using a scanner and printer in a process which creates a perfect template.

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£13m for new surgical technology centre

University College London (UCL) has been awarded over £13m from Wellcome and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to develop a special centre focussed on the development of new surgical technologies.
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Tech can save the NHS - but there is work to do

Tech can save the NHS - but there is work to do | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
NHS Horizons digital innovation manager Dominic Cushnan has high hopes for the impact of technology in the Health Service
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Future Drones Will Fly as Silent as Owls, as Steady as Bees

Future Drones Will Fly as Silent as Owls, as Steady as Bees | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
How animals take to the skies is informing the next generation of aerial robots.
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Humans play computer game using only direct brain stimulation

Humans play computer game using only direct brain stimulation | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it

This UW experiment navigates simple mazes based solely on inputs delivered to their brains by a magnetic coil placed at the back of the skull, showing how humans can interact with virtual realities via direct brain stimulation.

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Gov't wants phone makers to lock out most apps for drivers

Gov't wants phone makers to lock out most apps for drivers | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
The government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car.
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Banks Turn to Mind Reading to Source Top Tech Graduates

Banks Turn to Mind Reading to Source Top Tech Graduates | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
“We are using gamification and online simulation" to create experiences for graduates to be assessed from, RBS ‎Chief Information Officer Patrick Eltridge said in an interview, “but also give them valuable feedback.”
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Partially-sighted Paralympian gets to see boyfriend clearly

Partially-sighted Paralympian gets to see boyfriend clearly | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it

"The partially-sighted Paralympian Libby Clegg has seen her boyfriend more clearly than ever before thanks to a new set of hi-tech goggles. The gold medal runner tested the prototype at the London offices of its creator GiveVision."

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Humans 'will bully robot cars', Mercedes chief warns

Humans 'will bully robot cars', Mercedes chief warns | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
Speaking at a motoring conference in LA, Mr Exler told delegates that it human failings are the main factor slowing the development of self-driving cars
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Face electrodes let you taste and chew in virtual reality

Face electrodes let you taste and chew in virtual reality | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
Experiments with “virtual food” use electronics to emulate the taste and feel of the real thing, even when there’s nothing in your mouth. This tech could add new sensory inputs to virtual reality or augment real-world dining experiences, especially for people with restricted diets or health issues that affect their ability to eat.
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Bionic Eye Creates a Bright Spot for the Blind

Bionic Eye Creates a Bright Spot for the Blind | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
A wireless brain implant bypasses the optical nerve and goes straight into the brain to light up the area responsible for vision.
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Printable Organs Will Put an End to Transplant Lists

Printable Organs Will Put an End to Transplant Lists | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
Advances in 3D bioprinting, the process of fabricating functional human tissue outside the body in a layer-by-layer fashion, have pushed the envelope on what is considered possible in the field.
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Severed Battery Heals Like Skin

Severed Battery Heals Like Skin | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
"The wearable devices of the future will be very much like a second skin," said Amay Bandodkar, co-author of a new paper on self-healing circuitry. "They'll be so thin and so well-integrated with your body that you won't even know that they're there."
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Nanocrystal night-vision specs will let you see in infrared

Nanocrystal night-vision specs will let you see in infrared | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
Ultra-thin nanocrystal films convert infrared into visible light – and could be incorporated into standard glasses
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Internet of things set to change the face of dementia care

Internet of things set to change the face of dementia care | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
From digital assistants to ‘smart’ medicine bottles, a new wave of connected devices could help people live independently for longer
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NHS using Google technology to treat patients

A London NHS hospital trust has teamed up with tech giant Google to share patient data so it can save more lives.
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Engineers integrate internal robotic tactile sensors

Engineers integrate internal robotic tactile sensors | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
A Cornell group has devised a way for a soft robot to feel its surroundings internally, in much the same way humans do.
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Augmented reality set to overtake VR as new apps go live

Augmented reality set to overtake VR as new apps go live | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
AR enthusiasts envisage the technology being used in the workplace, as well as just for fun. Factory workers could learn to use a new machine with a hands-on tutorial, architects could walk through their vision for a restored building, and police officers could get a different perspective on a crime scene. Meanwhile, gamers could play on battlefields that appear right around them rather than on screen.
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Imperial student Marianna on mixing music and medicine

Imperial student Marianna on mixing music and medicine | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
Marianna Kapsetaki is a concert pianist, qualified medic and neuroscience PhD student - recently awarded for her research in performing arts medicine
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The tech enabling a man with quadriplegia to drive

The tech enabling a man with quadriplegia to drive | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
A specially modified car is allowing an ex-racing driver, who became quadriplegic after a car accident, to drive on public roads in the US
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The hopping robot and other tech news s

The hopping robot and other tech news s | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it

A news round of the latest technology including a smart wristband to help people with Parkinson's disease draw in a straight line and a hopping robot developed at UC Berkeley that can jump a metre off the ground.

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Partnership aims to save NHS money with retail tech

Partnership aims to save NHS money with retail tech | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it

"NHS SBS, a Department of Health joint venture with Sopra Steria, has already saved the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds since it was set up in 2005. It now aims to help the health service work towards achieving the £500 million to £1 billion of procurement savings called for in Lord Carter’s 2016 productivity review..."

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'Brain wi-fi' reverses leg paralysis in primate first

'Brain wi-fi' reverses leg paralysis in primate first | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
An implant that beams instructions out of the brain has been used to restore movement in paralysed primates for the first time, say scientists.
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Robot surgeon can slice eyes finely enough to remove cataracts

Robot surgeon can slice eyes finely enough to remove cataracts | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
Axsis, a system developed by Cambridge Consultants, is a small, teleoperated robot with two arms tipped with tiny pincers. It’s designed to operate on the eye with greater accuracy than a human.
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Robot Surgeon as Good as a Human, but Still an Aide

Robot Surgeon as Good as a Human, but Still an Aide | Healthcare Engineering | Scoop.it
The Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot, or STAR, is intended to help surgeons at Children’s National Medical Center perfect and optimize operations.
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