Instant Skin Analysis
Watch this video about instant skin analysis on HowStuffWorks. By probing the skin on a nano scale, it is possible to analyze the chemical and physical composition to better match the skin with a good skin care product. Learn how instant skin analysis wor
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New Technology Could Mean Fewer Breast Biopsies
Watch this video about breast biopsies on HowStuffWorks. A revolutionary new imaging technology is expected to help physicians better classify breast lesions and thus reduce the need for biopsies. Learn how Siemens' new technology means fewer breast biopsies in this video from Siemens.
Implantable Hearing Devices
Watch this video about implantable hearing devices on HowStuffWorks. Hearing loss usually occurs gradually, often over a 25-30 year period, and is a leading cause of depression among elderly persons. See how Otologics' hearing device works in this video from World Business Review.
Robert Fischell on New Heart Technologies
Watch this video about new heart technologies on HowStuffWorks. Robert Fischell, inventor of the re-chargeable pacemaker, discusses three new inventions that will change the lives of people with heart problems. Learn about new heart technologies in this video from TED.
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