Oesophageal atresia is a condition in which the upper and lower sections of a baby’s oesophagus don’t connect. Scientists from the University of Sheffield and Boston Children’s Hospital have created what may be a better way of treating it, in the form of an implantable robotic device.
Scientists unveil the first bionic hand with a sense of touch, that can be worn outside the lab.
In an experiment with science fiction implications, neurologists say they taught monkeys to play a game by stimulating their brains with electrodes.
The practical uses for an extra robotic arm are probably not what you’re thinking
We’re talking Ghost in the Shell type of stuff.
Company to implant RFID chips into employees
A woman in China just received the world’s first 3D printed titanium sternum implant thanks to a team of innovative doctors at theÂ Tang Du Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University. Ms. Guâ¦
This month, a company based in Russia called â3D Bio printing Solutionsâ became the first in the world to 3d print a thyroid gland for an animal with their own patented bio printing technology. The companyâs focus is set to transplant the 3d printed thyroid gland to living rats suffering from a disease called âHypothyroidismâ, …
It launches a $20 million fund for nonprofits whose emerging tech could help make people living with disabilities become more independent. The first bit goes toward low-cost prosthetics and auditory therapy.
While great strides have been made in printing organ tissue outside of the body, one scientist believes bioprinting the tissue inside the body will be a more effective method.