Medical Tech

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

Scientists Claim They've Found a Way to Reverse the Aging Process

We're going to live forever, like in Fame. Wait, that's not a sci-fi movie, like in- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 - 1:21PM

Robots and Humans Try to Read Each Other's Minds

The relationship between humans and technology took a strange turn today when two studies were released, one which detailed humans...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 4:23PM

Genetically Engineered Superintelligent Humans Could Have an IQ of 1000

Could future humans be ten times as intelligent as the average human? In a new study, Michigan State theoretical physicist Stephen Hsu...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 4:13PM

An Immortal Flatworm May Aid In The Fight Against Deadly Diseases

Genetic similarities between humans and planarians, flatworms that are famously "immortal," may be the key to resisting the agents of...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 3:58PM

Cancer-Fighting Search and Destroy Nanobots Close to a Reality

Replicato technology may be used to treat one of the most deadly diseases known to man. Research from the University of California...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 11:09AM

Cryopreservation: Freezing Bodies to Cure Death

Urban legend dictates that Albert Einstein's brain was pickled in a jar to preserve it for further study. Now, Max More, the president...

satoru
Friday, 22 August 2014 - 12:07PM