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Dispositivos para seguir los movimientos oculares ofrecen más seguridad a los pilotos, dice estudio de Mayo Clinic

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona: El empleo de unos pequeños dispositivos portátiles para seguir los movimientos oculares en las cabinas de mando puede ser una garantía adicional en el futuro para los pilotos y otros operadores de seguridad cruciales, dice un estudio de Mayo Clinic, publicado en la edición de julio de Aviation, [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Says Eye-Tracking Devices Offer Added Pilot Safety

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The use of small, portable eye-tracking devices in cockpits could be a future additional safeguard for pilots and other safety critical operators, according to a Mayo Clinic study published in the July issue of Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine. Eye movement metrics have been recognized as promising [...]

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Lift off with us Saturday, May 24, when we have out of this world researchers on Mayo Clinic Radio! Abba Zubair M.D., Ph.D., from Mayo Clinic in Florida, and Jan Stepanek, M.D., from Mayo Clinic in Arizona, will join us to discuss research happening in one of the new frontiers of medicine — SPACE! Dr. Zubair will [...]

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Mayo Clinic Radio: Out of this World!

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 5-24-14 44min mp3 Lift off with us Saturday, May 24, when we have out of this world researchers on Mayo Clinic Radio! Abba Zubair M.D., Ph.D., from Mayo Clinic in Florida, and Jan Stepanek, M.D., from Mayo Clinic in Arizona, will join [...]

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Lost In Space (pkg)

On July 16, 1999 John Kennedy Jr. died when the plane he was piloting crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Martha’s Vineyard. Experts suspect Kennedy was a victim of what’s called the “graveyard spiral.” It can happen to pilots, including very well-trained pilots, because in certain situations the inner ear [...]

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High-Altitude Hypoxia Can be Detected Before Symptoms are Apparent

A team of Mayo Clinic researchers have found that hypoxia can be detected prior to incapacitating physical symptoms which can be a safety threat at high altitudes. Jan Stepanek, M.D., the Aerospace Medicine Program director and co-director of the Aerospace Medicine & Vestibular Research Laboratory, says, “This study opens the door for objective assessments [...]

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