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Hospital Machinist Aids Medical Researchi
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February 21, 2014 1:41 AM
Many people who would have died from common ailments a few decades back are alive today thanks to advances in medical technology, including devices created by researchers in laboratories. But getting from a design sketch to an actual approved product can take years. VOA correspondent Greg Flakus reports from the Texas Medical Center in Houston.

Hospital Machinist Aids Medical Research

Published February 20, 2014

Many people who would have died from common ailments a few decades back are alive today thanks to advances in medical technology, including devices created by researchers in laboratories. But getting from a design sketch to an actual approved product can take years. VOA correspondent Greg Flakus reports from the Texas Medical Center in Houston.


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