The Band-Aid of the future knows when you’re healed It’s easy to imagine these wearable circuits on the shelves of CVS. The Apple Watch is an enticing product, but it hasn’t revolutionized personal health the way its cheerleaders have promised. It can track steps, but it can’t see how your body is moving. It can […]
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Hey Shaped like a gun, Nanomedic’s SpinCare device emits a web of electrospun polymer nanofabric that stays put for weeks—no dressing changes required. Imagine if bandaging looked a little more like, well, a water gun? Israeli startup Nanomedic Technologies Ltd., a subsidiary of medical device company Nicast, has invented a new mechanical contraption to treat […]
A new 3D printer will launch to the space station in July with the goal of manufacturing human tissue in space.A new 3D printer will launch to the space station in July with the goal of manufacturing human tissue in space.(Image: © Techshot Inc.) The futuristic gizmo will launch this month.
Just strap on the EEG cap and start thinking. If you want to control a robot with your mind — and really, who doesn’t? — you currently have two options. You can get a brain implant, in which case your control over the robot will be smooth and continuous. Or you can skip the […]
Patches could help repair damaged hearts. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US for both men and women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 735,00 Americans have a heart attack each year, and 610,000 die of heart disease. Those who survive heart attacks remain at serious risk […]