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.
Biohybrid bot could one day deliver drugs or do surgery
The most commonly discussed gene editing method these days is CRISPR/Cas9. Here’s what you need to know about how it works.
Advance spreads optimism for gene therapy approach
After 15 years in a vegetative state with no signs of consciousness a man is now showing minimal signs of “waking” following the implantation of an experimental nerve stimulation device into his chest.
We’re talking Ghost in the Shell type of stuff.
Using principles similar to those deployed in large hydroelectric power plants, a team of Chinese researchers has developed a tiny nanogenerator that can potentially sit inside a vein and generate electricity from blood rushing through it.
The new smartphone app, called Pupilscreen, could be used to detect concussions on the battlefield or the sidelines of a football field.
Advances over the last decade have led to a swift rise in research surrounding transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and its therapeutic effects. A new study demonstrates how TMS, in conjunction with a VR experience, can help alleviate anxiety disorders, helping people “unlearn” fears.