An international team of scientists has created a new cancer treatment method. The therapy’s main advantage is that it has practically no effect on the healthy cells, which means that more conditions can be treated.
Researchers at the University of California San Diego have found a way to kill “dormant” human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Electrotrichogenesis is a traditional method of hair growth stimulation using an electric field. The main disadvantage of devices based on this principle is their large dimensions. Luckily, scientists were able to create a device that is small but effective.
3D printing of tissues for transplant organs is one of the most promising areas in contemporary medicine. American company BIOLIFE4D has recently made another advancement in this area by creating a miniature copy of a human heart with the same structure as the real organ.
The sensational event would not have occurred but for the robot-surgeon CorPath GRX. The device was operated by Dr. Tejas Patel from the Institute of Cardiology in Ahmadabad 35 km away from the operating room.
Scientists at Harvard University and the University of Nebraska have developed an ultra-lightweight skeleton. Despite its compact size, the exoskeleton is extremely efficient.
A group of Chinese and American scientists gave a new life to the Rubik's cube by discovering how to diagnose different diseases with the help of the cube.
Second Sight Medical Products has introduced a prototype of an artificial eye for different types of vision, including infrared imaging.
An important discovery was made by scientists from universities in California and Washington: they have developed a new artificial protein that interacts with cells to give them some amazing qualities.
Scientists at Michigan State University are seriously researching the topic of limb regeneration. In the course of their research, they have taken an interest in a particular animal - the garfish.
Macular degeneration is a group of illnesses that involves the loss of photoreceptors in the central area of the patient’s retina, resulting in blindness. However, several patients’ eyesight was recently restored with a bionic eye.
Scientists from Sony Corporation and the University of Chicago are working on a system of electric muscle stimulation, which will allow people to respond much faster to what is happening around them.