New implant can restore partial vision to blind people

11 months ago — Long Read

Bio-engineers are hailing new tech as a ‘paradigm shift’. The new implant can transmit video images directly to the visual cortex, bypassing the eye and optic nerve. Trials have shown...

AI to help arthritis patients manage their flare-ups

1 year ago — Long Read

A partnership between UK health company Living With, the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust (RUH), and the University of Bath has nabbed a major grant to develop a...

This Open Source Machine Learning Tool Predicts The Best Chemo Choice 80% of the time

1 year ago — Long Read

A new machine learning tool has been developed by bio-engineers at Georgia Tech. It can analyze a patients RNA and match them with the best chemo-drugs. It has matched patients...

New CRISPR Technique Repairs Genetic Mutations in Human Embryos

2 years ago — Long Read

Researchers have revealed a new CRISPR technique which might prevent humans from passing on a potentially life-threatening genetic disorder.

Bioengineered Lungs Grown in a Lab Transplanted Into Pigs

2 years ago — Quick Read

The average wait in the UK for a lung transplant is three to six months. There are more patients need of lungs than there are available donor organ. Bioengineers at...

3D-printed living bacteria

2 years ago — Quick Read

Engineers in Zürich have created a biocompatible ink for 3D printing using living bacteria.