Engineering

A brain implant system may become path to sight for blind

A woman who was blind for 16 years was able to see with a brain implant rather than artificial eye, and that has sparked a number of new reports about the latest progress made in exploring the sight restoring potential of ...

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Time to worry: Silicon Valley wants to read your mind

Not content with monitoring almost everything you do online, Facebook now wants to read your mind as well. The social media giant recently announced a breakthrough in its plan to create a device that reads people's brainwaves ...

Engineering

Now, you can 3-D print clay, cookie dough – or solid rocket fuel

It's now possible to 3-D print extremely viscous materials, with the consistency of clay or cookie dough with fine precision, thanks to work done at Purdue University. This development may soon allow the creation of customized ...

Engineering

Wireless system can power devices inside the body

MIT researchers, working with scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital, have developed a new way to power and communicate with devices implanted deep within the human body. Such devices could be used to deliver drugs, ...

Engineering

Repairing bone with 3-D printing

Metallic implants—widely used clinically to replace diseased or damaged bone tissue—are not biodegradable and stay in the human body until removed surgically. The implants may also have problems with corrosion and could ...

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Implant

Implant can refer to:

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