medical research

Design Could 3D Printing Solve The Organ Transplant Shortage?

Scientists are racing to make replacement human organs with 3D printers

Syndicated Why 3D-Printed Prosthetics Could Be The Next Health Revolution

As 3D printing continues to transform manufacturing, doctors are hoping it could also help the 30 million people worldwide in need of artificial limbs and braces

Advertising This Company is Building a Business on your Brainwaves

From meditation to med schools, seeing inside our brains is shaping the future

Design Coffee May Be Able To Boost Long-Term Memory

One study claims that a cup worth of caffeine can help you create clearer, longer-lasting memories.

Gaming & Play Bionic Eye Could Give Vision To The Blind

Monash University is developing a technology that could allow the blind to recognize different objects and colors.

Innovation Protein Could Keep Ageing Hearts Beating Longer

Researchers at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have found a way to rejuvenate the old muscles with young blood.

Home Electronic Tattoo Monitors Patient Symptoms Remotely

Scientists have developed a flexible circuit board that can be printed directly on to skin to transmit data back to a doctor.

Technology Can Bomb Detection Technology Be Used To Check For Diseases Remotely?

Scientists are exploring the utility of a device that can diagnose hepatitis C remotely.

Work iPad App Teaches Surgeons As They Work

Mobile surgical simulator lets medics in the operating room swipe and learn as they perform procedures.

Syndicated Retinal Implant Gives Partial Sight To The Blind

Some previously visually impaired patients could read signs, tell the time and distinguish white wine from red after being fitted with the device.

Innovation Facebook And Google Founders Create Science Prize

Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Yuri Milner have formed a foundation to recognize achievement and prowess in biology with eleven separate $3 million prizes.

Technology Paralyzed Woman Controls Robotic Arm Using Brain Waves

Device controlled by a new kind of computer program translates natural brain activity used to move our limbs into commands.

Advertising App Is Able To Monitor Disease Outbreaks In Real Time

ClickClinica provides real-time global disease surveillance by letting doctors record patients' symptoms with a single click.

Home Webcam Detects Behaviors That Signal Autism

By tracking the body movements of toddlers, this new system could lead to earlier intervention in autistic children.