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Crisis In Haiti: Lost Limbs Today, Lost Souls Tomorrow

Crisis In Haiti: Lost Limbs Today, Lost Souls Tomorrow

Mar 1, 2010

“I imagine that not since the Crimean War have surgeons seen and amputated so many limbs… perhaps the Civil War in the United States,” declared anesthesiologist Deanne Marchbein of the Medecin Sans Frontieres organization, after witnessing the vast number of Haitian amputees in make-shift tents. On January 12th, 2010, Haiti was crippled in the...

The Power of Paper: Elegant Solutions in Diagnostics

The Power of Paper: Elegant Solutions in Diagnostics

Feb 28, 2010

Elegant Solutions in Diagnostics. Paper is a ubiquitous material, fundamental to our natural ability to communicate thoughts and document our past. Its origins can be traced back to ancient China (second century AD)1, and the value of paper as a carrier of information still permeates all aspects of society. In recent years, the intrinsic properties of paper –...