Robotics

Robotic implants spur tissue regeneration inside the body

An implanted, programmable medical robot can gradually lengthen tubular organs by applying traction forces—stimulating tissue growth in stunted organs without interfering with organ function or causing apparent discomfort, ...

Engineering

Wireless pressure-sensing eye implant could help prevent blindness

Researchers at Caltech have developed an implantable pressure sensor that can reside in the human eye for years at a time while wirelessly sending data about the eye's health to the patient or medical professionals. The implant ...

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 ...

Engineering

An implantable device that produces energy using ultrasound

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the Republic of Korea has developed a type of implantable device that produces energy using an external ultrasound source. In their paper published in the journal ...

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 ...

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Implant

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