Beating heart or off pump coronary artery surgery is the latest revolution in the management coronary disease It is being embraced world-wide by increasing numbers of surgeons Many of the advantages
are subtle but reduced mortality stroke and bleeding as well as earlier discharge are well-established benefits A cardiac stabiliser is mandatory for this surgery most are single use only and very
expensive this one is multiple use and is saving many healthcare dollars
This artist's animation shows the view from a hypothetical moon in orbit around the first known planet to reside in a tight-knit triple-star system. The gas giant planet, discovered using the
Keck I telescope atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii, zips around a single star that is orbited by a nearby pair of pirouetting stars.
One of the big mysteries in astronomy is how galaxies grow and evolve over time Collisions between galaxies are thought to be key events that shape their development A stunning collection of 59 new
images of colliding galaxies has been released to mark the 18th anniversary of the NASA ESA Hubble Space Telescope They give us a unique insight into how galaxies collide to form larger galaxies
Using the resources of the Brain Research Center at UCLA this film illustrates the development of neuroscience from its reliance on information from brain injuries and from autopsies through to new
insights discovered with electronic microscopes EEG equipment PET scans and MRI machines.
From Lawrence Berkeley National Labs to Silicon Valley researchers are manipulating particles at the atomic level ushering in potential cures for cancer clothes that do not stain and solar panels as
thick as a sheet of paper.
Using the NASA ESA Hubble Space Telescope astronomers have found the first clear evidence of high altitude haze or clouds in the atmosphere of an extrasolar planet This discovery reveals a deeper
understanding of the class of giant planets that astronomers call hot Jupiters