Medical Tech

Salamander Study Brings Us One Step Closer to Human Limb Regeneration

Are salamanders the key to human limb regeneration? Researchers at University College London have identified a specific molecular...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 June 2014 - 4:19PM

Hospitals Enlist R2D2 to Kill Germs

Hospital-acquired infections threaten 1.7 million Americans per year, and kill 99,000 hospital patients. But now, an adorable robot...

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 - 1:16PM

Paraplegic in Iron Man Suit Will Kick Off World Cup

Tomorrow, a paralyzed young man will use an Ironman-like mind-controlled exoskeleton to take the first kick of the World Cup.  ...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 - 11:39AM

Gene Editing Tool Can Erase HIV?

Researchers at University of California, San Francisco may have found a method of genetic engineering that can cure HIV.   A...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 09 June 2014 - 4:17PM

Kentucky Scientists Attempt to Build Human Heart with 3-D Printer

Believe it or not, researchers at the University of Louisville are attempting to build human hearts for transplant patients using a...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 June 2014 - 4:20PM

Three-Parent Babies May Happen Within Two Years

Scientists are rapidly developing techniques that could lead to the birth of a child with three genetic parents. Known as...

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 - 12:58PM

Robot Sperm May Be Able to Fertilize Human Eggs

Engineers have built a sperm-like robot that may one day be able to fertilize human eggs.    The design has a metal-coated head,...

Tuesday, 03 June 2014 - 1:37PM

Weekly Round-Up! 5 Ways Science Met Science Fiction Last Week

Watch our weekly round-up video, where we show you the biggest stories in the intersection between science and science fiction for the...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 June 2014 - 10:46AM

The Real Cryonics: Human Trials Begin for Suspended Animation Technique

The human race is finally ready for suspended animation. This month, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital will attempt human trials for a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 27 May 2014 - 4:00PM

Moving The Fight Against Cancer Into Outer Space

  Just a few days ago, the culture of cancer cells that was sent up to the International Space Station in April as a part of the...

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 - 11:48AM

NASA's Robonaut 2 Could Administer Telemedicine In Space

NASA's Robonaut 2 is a classic example of Science meeting Science Fiction. Looking like the 3rd member of Daft Punk, Robonaut 2 is...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 - 12:03PM