Medical Tech

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

New Nanotechnology Technique Successfully Treats Deadly Brain Cancer in Rats

Brain tumors, or gliomas, are one of the most difficult cancers to treat. Chemotherapy and radiation treatments are often ineffective...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 - 1:44PM

8 of the Biggest Science Stories to Watch Out for in 2015

Between telepathy technology, AI fear mongering, and an increased interest in spaceflight culminating in the sensational Philae...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 05 January 2015 - 11:21AM

Scientists Study Heart Disease in the 24th Century by Watching Star Trek

If only Jordan Hoffman had known when he re-watched and ranked all 700 episodes of Star Trek that he could have gotten a legitimate...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 30 December 2014 - 2:43PM

Watch: Iron Man Robotic Exoskeletons Help Paraplegics Walk Again

In the 2008 Iron Man film, Tony Stark builds a robotic exoskeleton for the express purpose of weaponizing it and escaping from forced...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 December 2014 - 5:07PM

Crystallizing Cancer Drugs Look Like Beautiful Spaceship Battles

X-Ray crystallography is essential for the development of specific drug therapies for various diseases, as the structure of the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 14 November 2014 - 2:17PM

Mind-Control Device Allows Us to Turn Genes On and Off Using Only Our Minds

Swiss scientists have built a device that allows humans to determine gene expression using only the power of thought. Their experiment...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - 2:37PM