Advances in imaging technology are transforming how scientists see the cellular universe, showing the form and movement of once grainy and blurred structures in stunning detail. But extracting the torrent…
A research team from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST; Gaithersburg, MD), working with the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, has demonstrated a dramatically improved technique for analyzing…
Pioneering work using touchless technology for vascular surgery is now being extended to neurosurgery.
Dr Mark Rouncefield and Dr. Gerardo Gonzalez from the School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster…
3D printing has proved very useful in the health and medical sectors. The technology has been used to produce custom insoles, a mouthpiece for sleep apnea sufferers and even a…
The secret of how salamanders successfully regrow body parts is being unravelled by University College London researchers in a bid to apply it to humans.
For the first time,…
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