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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, was built by the same companies that are behind the… Read more →
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 at Princeton University have developed a non-invasive way to test… Read more →
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 a question South Windsor, CN-based OEM Oxford Performance Materials (OPM)… Read more →
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, this coated scaffold induces the body to rapidly form new… Read more →
High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is quickly gaining momentum as an upcoming tool for incision-free noninvasive surgery. The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids, Toronto, Canada) and Sunnybrook Hospital (Toronto, Canada) have treated the first pediatric patient in North America for a bone tumor using… Read more →