Medical Tech

Nano-Suturing Technique Can Now Close Deep Wounds Using Lasers

Is this the end of traditional staples and stitches? Scientists from the University of St. Andrews and Harvard Medical School have...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 08 February 2016 - 11:04AM

The Science of The X-Files: Cryonics, Immortality, and Psychic Talking Heads

The X-Files delves into the science of immortality.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 21 January 2016 - 2:20PM

New Polymer Sphere Can Help Bones Regrow Themselves

The age of Terminator biotechnology is officially upon us. Scientists at the University of Michigan have developed a polymer sphere...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 18 January 2016 - 11:44AM

New Uterus Transplant Surgery Could Allow Men to Get Pregnant

In the fifth episode of Star Trek: Enterprise, Commander Trip Tucker returns from a mission to find that he has been impregnated by an...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 November 2015 - 5:21PM

Theranos's Quick and Easy Genetic Testing Seems Too Good to Be True Because It Probably Is

What is Theranos?Well, I can tell you what Theranos says they are.Their website states, “We define Theranos as: Detecting the onset...

Alexandra Grunberg
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 6:32PM

New York Firefighter Receives Most Complex Face Transplant Ever Performed

A firefighter in New York has just received one of the first full face transplants, and the most complex one ever performed. After...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 - 1:14PM

Our Own Cells Might Hold the Key to Curing Diseases

Our own bodies might hold the key to the evolution of medical treatment. Physician Siddhartha Mukherjee has recently proposed a new...

Alexandra Grunberg
Friday, 13 November 2015 - 11:04AM

'Heart in a Box' Device Resuscitates Hearts Removed from Dead Bodies

"They're not really dead, but it doesn't really matter."

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 - 3:29PM

This Drinkable Book is Attacking Waterborne Diseases on Two Fronts

We can read books on the reasons why we should purify our water, but what about using those very pages as a purifying filter for our...

Alexandra Grunberg
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 - 2:38PM

How Legos Could Revolutionize the Robotics Industry

The humble Lego could become the building block of some serious advancement in robotics.

Alexandra Grunberg
Monday, 10 August 2015 - 2:01PM

From Cyborgs to Nanobots: 5 Ways Scientists Hope to Achieve Immortality for Humanity

We may not be at the point where we

Alexandra Grunberg
Monday, 20 July 2015 - 7:05PM

Scientists Grow Miniature Beating Hearts in a Lab

The little hearts were grown from skin stem cells and beat once per day.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 - 1:36PM

Injectable 'Cyborg' Brain Implant Can Monitor and Manipulate Brain Activity

A team of researchers at Harvard just figured out how to "cyborgize" mice brains.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 - 2:57PM

Scientists Grow a Fully Functional Rat Limb in a Lab

Researchers built a complete rat forelimb complete with blood vessels and muscle fibers.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 June 2015 - 1:56PM

Nanobots Could be the Future of the Medical Industry

From beating cancer to delivering information right to your brain, Nanobots are going to change humanity forever.

Alexandra Grunberg
Monday, 01 June 2015 - 3:57PM

The Real Face/Off: Surgeons Give a Man a New Face

Surgeons performed a real-life facial transplant, giving a patient an almost entirely new face.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 - 1:56PM

WonderCon 2015: Science in Science Fiction - How Sci-Fi Predicted A Medical Robot Revolution

Find out how science fiction has predicted some remarkable advancements in the field of bioengineering.

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 06 April 2015 - 4:32PM

World's Smallest Human Sculpture Stands on a Strand of Hair

Artist Jonty Hurwitz has created the tiniest human figure in the world: a nano sculpture that is too small to be seen with the naked...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 06 March 2015 - 5:35PM

Germ-Killing Molecules in Alligator Blood May Lead to Next-Generation Antibiotics

Scientists have been scrambling for a new type of antimicrobial treatment ever since the early 1990's, when it was first revealed that...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 March 2015 - 1:29PM

Neuroscientist Wants to Perform a Human Head Transplant Within Two Years

Remember in Frankenstein, when building a person from parts of different bodies was a really great idea? Neuroscientist Sergio...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 12:17PM