The emerging field of soft robotics is helping to make robots safer, but recreating muscle is no easy task. Now, mechanical engineers from Columbia University have developed a synthetic soft muscle that’s much more simple to make and run than others, and is stronger than the real thing.
Medical techniques for looking inside our bodies have come a long way , but in the future it looks like doctors may be able to see absolutely everything going on under our skin.
The discovery that Zika virus kills brain cancer stem cells suggests a potential treatment for glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer.
The MasSpec Pen is a simple handheld device that could reduce tissue analysis times from 30 minutes to a mere 10 seconds without harming…
From tailored prosthetics to custom pills, 3D printing is set to revolutionize the medical field. Here are 5 ways the technology could transform medicine.
The motorized molecules could one day be used to seek and destroy tumors
Honey bees really are tiny hardworking superheroes of the insect world – not only do they keep our agriculture going by pollinating many of our crops, but they also produce a myriad of beneficial substances, like honey and beeswax.
A fleet of micromotor bots, each measuring half the width of a human hair, have been used to heal stomach ulcers in mice, the first time such bots have been used in experiments in living organisms.
Scientists aim to 3D print human tissue so they can better study how new drugs interact with our bodies. A recent advance? 3D printed blood vessels.
Researchers have developed much more advanced RNA biocomputers that can handle more computations and complex logic. Ribocomputing is coming of age.