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Artificial wombs are coming and could completely change the debate over abortion

September 7th, 2017 at 4:36 pm » Comments Off

If a fetus can be transferred to a fabricated womb, can the right to abortion survive?



New camera can see through human body

September 7th, 2017 at 4:02 pm » Comments Off

Scientists have developed a camera that can see through the human body.



Stem cells treat baldness with PRP

August 26th, 2017 at 7:29 pm » Comments Off

Americans spend between one and four billion dollars a year treating hair loss. Now, four surgeons in the U.S. are testing a stem cell treatment in a non-surgical procedure. Overseas trials in Japan and Egypt are already showing some success.



Hair growth stimulated using stem cells

August 20th, 2017 at 10:10 am » Comments Off

A new study offers a deeper understanding of how hair grows, why it does not grow how it should, and what we can do about it.



The code of life

August 19th, 2017 at 9:30 am » Comments Off

Centuries ago we were writing on clay tablets. In this century we will write the stuff of life.



Scientists just made implantable batteries powered by body fluids

August 17th, 2017 at 10:57 am » Comments Off

Scientists have built flexible batteries for use in wearable electronics and medical implants that can operate from inside your body, powered by liquids like saline solution and cell-culture. Both the efficiency and the output of the batteries out-performed lithium-ion.



New device can heal with a single touch, and even repair brain injuries

August 16th, 2017 at 10:54 am » Comments Off

A new device has been developed at The Ohio State University, which turns cells into other types of cells required for treating diseased conditions. During testing, one touch completely repaired injured legs of mice over three weeks



The next Pharmaceutical revolution could be 3D printed

August 16th, 2017 at 9:34 am » Comments Off

Body organs such as kidneys, livers and hearts are incredibly complex tissues. Each is made up of many different cell types, plus other components that give the organs their structure and allow them to function as we need them to.



A new way to reproduce

August 15th, 2017 at 9:22 am » Comments Off

Scientists are trying to manufacture eggs and sperm in the laboratory. Will it end reproduction as we know it?



Edible robot surgeons will cure you from the inside out

August 14th, 2017 at 10:05 am » Comments Off

Back in 1985, the best robotic surgeon we had was the Puma 560, a manipulator arm just barely more advanced than Rocky Balboa’s robo-butler. Just barely. The Puma was nevertheless revolutionary. It was the very first mechanical operator, progenitor to steady-handed robo-surgeons like the DaVinci system. But in the near future, robots will no longer […]



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