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Brain implant and high-tech sleeve used to bypass spinal cord and move paralyzed limbs

In what is being touted as a world first, a quadriplegic man has been given the ability to move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts thanks to the implantation of an electronic device in his brain and muscle stimulation sleeve. Part of a neurosti…Read More…

  • By Colin Jeffrey
  • Posted in Uncategorized
  • Also tagged Battelle, Brain, Chip, Colin Jeffrey, Cortex, implant, , Muscle, Neuroscience, Ohio State University, Rehabilitation, Spinal, Thought-control

Small Robot Arm Can Perform In-Womb Surgery

Nobody likes the idea of going for surgery, but it is a necessary evil, so to speak, in order to bring about healing to a particular medical condition. Well, most of the surgeries are performed on children and adults, but what about those who are still in the womb? This question is about to be…Read More…

I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying: Dog Who Regained Eyesight After Surgery Sees His Family For The Second Time

WARNING: Loud baby talk. Turn the volume and try to tel to convince yourself you don’t sound the exact same when you talk to your dog. This is a video of Duffy the Irish Terrier getting to see his family for the second time. Duffy lost his eyesigh…Read More…

  • By Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome
  • Posted in Gadgets
  • Also tagged anything for a pet, awwwww, can i pet him?, dog, feel good videos, good lookin', happy endings, having a great time, i can see clearly now the rain is gone, i can see!, pets, precious moments, what an angel

Radical human brain modification using high-powered lasers has been perfected

One of the most technically demanding in neurosurgery has just been perfected. Lasers brain sculpting, reliable and safe, is now upon us.Read More…

  • By John Hewitt
  • Posted in Technology
  • Also tagged brains, Electronics, emory university, Extreme, future, Lasers, medicine, MRI, Neuroscience, pet, , transhumanism

New “internal bra” offers better-lasting breast lift results

A new procedure promises to lift and support women’s breasts with better-lasting results than traditional methods. The Orbix Breast Support System uses thin silicone straps attached to the ribs to provide support. Orbix says the technique “eliminates breast re-sagging and minimizes scarring.”.. Continue Reading New “internal bra” offers better-lasting breast lift resultsSection: MedicalTags: Breast, Surgery,…Read More…

Virtually perfect: The past, present, and future of VR

Virtual reality is currently the hot new thing in the world of gaming. If these technology giants actually execute on the promise of “VR that doesn’t suck,” virtual reality has the potential to invigorate the industry like nothing else before. However,…Read More…

  • By Grant Brunner
  • Posted in Technology
  • Also tagged , Military, Motion control, , Oculus Rift, project morpheus, , SteamVR, valve, virtual boy, Virtual Reality, vr, wii

High-performing surgical adhesive utilizes nanoparticles

In the ongoing quest to develop better ways of sealing wounds within the body, scientists have created surgical adhesives inspired by porcupine quills, mussels and slugs. Not all good ideas have to come from the animal kingdom, however. Recently, Frenc…Read More…

  • By Ben Coxworth
  • Posted in Uncategorized
  • Also tagged Adhesive, Ben Coxworth, CNRS, injuries, , Nanoparticles

3D printing drastically reduces development costs of blood recycling machine

During surgery, patients’ blood is often “spilt.” Such blood can be returned to the body, so long as it has been properly processed to ensure that it is not tainted. The Brightwave Hemosep autotransfusion machine can do this – and its prototyping costs have been cut by 96 percent via 3D printing… Continue Reading 3D…Read More…

Lab-grown cartilage used to perform nose reconstruction surgery

Researchers from Switzerland’s University of Basel have performed the first successful nose reconstruction surgery using engineered cartilage grown in the laboratory. The cartilage was spawned form the patient’s own cells in an approach that could circ…Read More…

  • By Nick Lavars
  • Posted in Uncategorized
  • Also tagged Cartilage, cells, , Nick Lavars, Skin Cancer, University of Basel

da Vinci Xi Surgical System is ready to flex its arms

While many people no doubt still look at Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci robotic surgical system as a sort of “wonder of the future,” it’s actually been around now for over 10 years. Therefore, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a new-and-improved mode…Read More…

  • By Ben Coxworth
  • Posted in Uncategorized
  • Also tagged Ben Coxworth, , Remote Control, Robotics
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