The technology that built (and continues to maintain) the International Space Station can now be used to help heal sick children. KidsArm, a robotic arm designed for delicate pediatric surgery,…
Photo: MDA and CIGITI
Finger-prick tests to monitor blood glucose levels can be the bane of a diabetic’s life. In a move that could put an end to such tests in the future, researchers…
Photo: Frank Wojciechowski
Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has won a first-of-its-kind FDA approval for its 3-D printed facial implant.Every human face is unique. So why shouldn’t facial implants be as well? It’s…
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MIT chemical engineers have devised a new implantable tissue scaffold coated with bone growth factors that are released slowly over a few weeks. When applied to bone injuries or defects,…
Photo: MIT/Nasim Hyder and Nisarg J. Shah
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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