A robotic surgeon STAR (Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot) has been taught to perform that delicate procedure—stitching soft tissue together with a needle and thread. It proves more precise and reliable than even the best human doctor. And in the background discover KUKA Aktiengesellschaf and its subsidiary KUKA connyun
For the first time, scientists have shown that MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) and other antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’ infections can be tracked across Europe, by combining whole-genome sequencing with a web-based system. In mBio today researchers at Imperial College, London, and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute worked with a European network representing doctors in 450 hospitals in 25 countries to successfully interpret and visualise the spread of drug-resistant MRSA.
Patented technology allows users to work with a state of the art ceramic printing system with stable and easy-to-clean materials. Both materials and machine designs are tested for more then 5.000 production hours in the job-shop that Admatec has run since 2013, probably the longest ceramic printing experience in the world and one that continuously result in innovations. Currently the novelty is with the material reconditioning system that allows the customer to re-use all the material guaranteeing 100% effective use of material.
In the light of the light spread of regions experiencing Zika outbreaks owing to climate change and globalisation, non-indigenous mosquito species established in Europe together with the pathogens they transmit are currently being investigated in a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF together their role in the transmission of pathogens.
Gaberlunzie confesses to being a tad muddled over the Brexit issue. In order to gain enlightenment, he has indulged in Friday hookey exercise with a browse of "The Economist" and others. He hopes this combination of opinions clarifies something, even if it's only rediscovering that great Chinese proverb: "May you live in interesting times."
A Glasgow tech incubator is launching an ambitious start-up school for teens which will give them the chance to pitch their ideas to real life investors. Working alongside Glasgow City Council and Skills Development Scotland, RookieOven is giving 16-18-year-olds from Glasgow the chance to take part in its first pioneering Academy programme, during which they will devise creative digital product ideas and turn them into the foundations of a solid business.
The launch of the new IT system at NHS 24 - already three years late and £50 million over budget, again runs into disorganised systems, adding technical difficulties. Don't hold your breath for the launch date yet!
Age cannot wither, nor custom stale “… an urgent need for a reliable method to determine the age of undocumented migrants and identification of terror victims in the Middle East… A world expert for age estimation forensics at the University of Huddersfield, in association with the AgEstimation Project headed by Professor Cameriere in a two-day workshop that runs on 13-14 May 2016.
Twitter's first quarter results suggest that Sotirios Paroutis, Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Warwick Business School, who studies Twitter, is set to become the services Guru. "While competitors are moving faster in acquiring new users, it now seems marketers can utilise Twitter more effectively to run their campaigns,” he says.
(SCC) Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s “Sustaining Growth, Supporting Business” campaign sets out the key priorities for Scotland’s businesses over the next five years. It forms the foundation of SCC’s engagement with the next Scottish Government and calls to action will help Scotland’s businesses to compete and deliver growth in our economy.
Dundee’s Botanic Garden will come alive with the sound of music, thanks to Lily Hassioti, a fourth year Fine Art student from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, with her final year project.
It seems curiously timely, as the world recalls Chernobyl, the nuclear accident that occurred 30 years ago today, that the focus from the nuclear energy sector is on the next challenges for the technology with its decommissioning market in the next decade. "Nuclear Energy Insider" journal has organised its Decommissioning Conference to be held 31st May-1st June. And that other most intriguing development, the next generation of small modular reactors has a Handbook is in place as well!, The cost from $195 (Kindle) to $265 hard cover.
Party affiliation plays a significant role in Austria and across Europe when it comes to filling management positions in independent regulatory bodies. This is one of the key findings of a study conducted as part of a project by the Austrian Science Fund FWF. Telecommunications, utilities and public transport are three former government monopolies that have been privatised in many countries in the course of market liberalisation over the past 20 years. The state control function was taken over by independent regulatory bodies operating thus beyond the reach of government bureaucracy.
A drone fitted with a thermal camera to monitor buildings’ energy efficiency is being developed by students at the University of Strathclyde. The team of three students, from the University’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, aim to commercialise the concept, which is designed to give a comprehensive assessment of energy use.
Dell launches its Entrepreneurial Growth Programme for Scottish scale-ups and where successful Scotland-based scale-ups will be chosen to receive technology, training and access to Dell events. Applicants’ submissions will be assessed based on strength of business plan, growth and the innovation potential.
Five of the eight largest healthcare security breaches that occurred since the beginning of 2010 – those with more than 1 million records reportedly compromised – took place during the first six months of 2015, according to IBM X-Force's "2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index." And in 2015 overall, more than 100 million healthcare records reportedly were compromised, the report said.
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