#Medical

Engineer Asier Marzo has created a sonic tractor beam … which you can build at home

5 months ago — 2.5 min read

Have you ever wanted to create an acoustic tractor beam to allow you to move objects with sound? Engineer Asier...

Meet the Robotic Arm you can control with your mind.

5 months ago — 2.5 min read

A team from the University of Minnesota have unveiled a Robotic Arm, which can reach and grasp real world objects,...

Meet the Smart Bandages that changes colour when they detect infections

6 months ago — 3.5 min read

The University of Bath is leading a trail of smart bandages using samples from burns patients from four UK hospitals....

How a bubbly drink inspired more effective cancer treatment

8 months ago — 3.5 min read

Scientists are developing a bubbly drink for Cancer Research UK, that is packed with oxygen microbubbles which could make treatments...

Electric mesh can give the heart an electromechanical hug

11 months ago — 3 min read

Researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Seoul National University have created a device that wraps an...

NHS developing “smart” outfit which can diagnose epilepsy

12 months ago — 1.5 min read

The NHS have been working on a cap and shirt that can easily and quickly diagnose epilepsy. The device has now...

Student’s Walking Stick to help Parkinson’s patients

1 year ago — 2 min read

University of the West of England student Neha Shahid Chaudhry has created a device which uses sensors to keep its...

Surgical STAR robot surpasses human surgeons

1 year ago — 2 min read

Scientists from the Children's National Health System in Washington in the United States have developed a surgical robot that can...

Amputee able to feel textures again thanks to bionic fingertip

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A team at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have developed a bionic finger which has been surgically...

Scientists identify genes reducing risk of severe malaria by 40%

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Genes have been identified in African children that reduce their risk of contracting severe malaria by up to 40%. The...

Algorithm helps prosthetic leg automatically adapt to user

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers in the US have developed software that enables powered prosthetic legs to automatically adapt to individual users. Typically, such...

Lab-grown kidneys work in animals

2 years ago — 0 min read

Scientists say they are a step closer to growing fully functioning replacement kidneys, after promising results after tests on animals....

Liver cells replicated by technology for fast drug testing

2 years ago — 0 min read

Scientists have developed a new technique that produces a user friendly, low cost, tissue-engineered pseudo-organ. The chip-based model produces a...

Alzheimer’s disease may be infectious, study claims

2 years ago — 0 min read

There are claims from British scientists that Alzheimer's could be transmitted during some medical procedures. The team behind the research...

New velcro-like scaffold for growing heart tissue

2 years ago — 0 min read

Engineers in Canada have created a new technology that could make it easier to grow artificial heart tissue for repairing...

Iranian scientists use inter-species cloning to give birth to an endangered Mouflon

2 years ago — 0 min read

The animal was given birth to by a domestic sheep, which is an entirely different species from the baby Mouflon,...

World’s first 3D printed drug given approval in the United States

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jG8N9ddst7M A pill to tackle epilepsy called Spritam has been approved for human use by the US Food and Drug...

New method to stop electronic devices spreading hospital infections

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Tablets and mobile phones are commonly used throughout hospitals, although can transport germs which help spread infections. Researchers have now...