A clip that showed a deaf 1-year-old girl hearing for the first time has gone viral. The mom reads to her daughter as the baby responds.
Public Health July 3, 2018
Blood clots and infections have been plaguing medical implants for years. According to researchers, turning medical devices like stents and catheters to become blood-repellent may hold the solution to issues with implants.
Biotech January 22, 2017
MIT researchers announced the creation of a small, implantable device that can directly deliver chemotherapy drug for pancreatic cancer to the tumor location. The technique is deemed groundbreaking yet minimally invasive.
Life April 17, 2016
Surgeons in Brazil implanted a factory worker's hand into his abdomen after an industrial injury. The hand will stay in his abdomen for 42 days.
Life April 5, 2016
In the next decade, paralyzed patients can possibly control their prosthetics through their thoughts. The device, stentrode, is inserted through the blood vessel and anchored next to the brain's motor cortex.
Life February 25, 2016
A German carpenter invented a new male contraceptive method that acts like a switch for semen flow. Will this new device be an alternative to irreversible vasectomy?
Life January 8, 2016
A group of scientists in Australia developed a primordial goo which has the same component that led to the beginning of life on Earth. The goo can be used to enhance the body's acceptance of medical implants, researchers said.
Life November 17, 2015
In experiments with mice, the implantable sponge captured cancer cells and stopped them from spreading to other parts of the body where new tumors could grow.
Life September 11, 2015
The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is alive with the sound of baby Laken’s parents’ voices. A toddler is on her way to development after a successful cochlear implant surgery.
Life June 17, 2015
Filmmakers poke fun at the future of connectivity in a parody video. The clip shows where technological advances may one day lead us.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 8, 2015