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Kamen, Dean

Overview
Works: 25 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 551 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Interviews  Biography 
Roles: Author of introduction, Host
Classifications: TJ211, 629.892
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dean Kamen
FIRST robots : behind the design by Vince Wilczynski ( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book features 30 award-winning robots from the 2006 FIRST (For Inspiration of Science and Technology) Robots Competition. This annual competition partners high school students with practicing professionals to solve challenging engineering problems
Shock suspenstories ( Book )
in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shock suspenStories by Albert B Feldstein ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robot revolution ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After years of being relegated to characters in fantasy and science fiction, robots are finally becoming crucial players in solving real-life problems. The twist is that they won't be humans' peers. They'll last longer. They'll be stronger. And they'll meet challenges human beings simply can't"--Container
Meet the microbots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Inventor Dean Kamen explores a new age of medicine, an era of tiny robots with enormous power, including 'nanobots' that are able to enter the bloodstream, find cancerous cells without anyone's guidance, and kill them. No surgeon, no surgery, no cancer. Exactly what it might mean no one knows for sure. But one thing is certain: Medicine as the world knows it is about to change irrevocably"--Container
Building the bionic body ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Now more than ever, there is a great need for limb replacement. More than a thousand soldiers have returned home from Iraq and Afghanistan missing an arm or a leg, a higher percentage than in any previous conflict. But new advancements in prosthetics are changing the definition of what it means to be disabled"--Container
Wired brain ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The program studies brain-computer interface (BCI) technology, whereby the intentions and desires of the human mind can be read and translated into action. BCI has the potential to unlock vast new potential powers for humankind"--Container
Re-gen revolution ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"If scientists could grow new tissue and organs in the lab and safely implant them, the program asks, would the days of desperate patients waiting for organ donors become a distant memory?"--Container
Dean of invention ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines prototypes for electric automobiles designed to mitigate urban traffic congestion and pollution. Looks at the driverless car
Future flight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"As the American population soars, congestion in transportation systems will continue to get worse and worse, slowing down all means of transport. Just as the automobile replaced the horse & carriage and fundamentally changed the world, the advent of a new age of aviation could be the catalyst for a new generation of growth in the US"--Container
Gonzo for guano ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"If just one day's excrement from all the humans and cows in the world could be taken to harness the energy locked inside, there'd be enough electricity to power New York City for seven years. Until recently, all that waste was just going to waste. The program unveils how the race is on to develop processing plants that can harness the previously pooh-poohed waste into power"--Container
FIRST : chronicles of inspiration, competition, and changing the world ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A whole new set of wheels ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
It's a wheelchair that can tackle curbs, rise to new heights, and even climb stairs. For the past several years, the latest brainstorm of prolific inventor Dean Kamen has been undergoing rigorous testing by the Food and Drug administration, and "Dateline" has been given an unprecedented opportunity to observe. Does Kamen's invention live up to its promise to take wheelchair riders just about anywhere they want to go?
Invention and innovation what's behind a good idea? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Where do inventions come from? Some will change the world -- most won't. So how do you know if a good idea is a good idea? Takes a brief historical look at the process of invention and then visits with current inventor Dean Kamen, founder of DEKA Research & Development Corporation, who expounds upon the creative process and its practical implementation. Features archival film footage with commentary by authors and academics
 
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Languages
English (34)
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