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01.26.15
Flexible fiber implants treat your brain without hurting it
01.26.15

Flexible fiber implants treat your brain without hurting it

Brain implants are limited right now -- they typically measure just one thing at a time, and their...

By J. Fingas,   01.26.15
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01.11.15
Flexible spinal cord implants will let paralyzed people walk
01.11.15

Flexible spinal cord implants will let paralyzed people walk

Doctors dream of helping the paralzyed walk through implants that stimulate their spinal cords, bu...

By J. Fingas,   01.11.15
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08.25.14
Boy gets the first 3D-printed vertebra implant
08.25.14

Boy gets the first 3D-printed vertebra implant

3D-printed implants just got one of their biggest real-world tests to date. Peking University Thir...

By J. Fingas,   08.25.14
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07.16.14
Experimental stem cell treatment causes woman to grow parts of a nose on her spine
07.16.14

Experimental stem cell treatment causes woman to grow parts of a nose on her spine

Stem cells are seen as one of modern medicine's most promising magic bullets, but that doesn't mea...

By D. Cooper,   07.16.14
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12.06.10
Electronic neural bridge helps paralyzed mice walk again, human application might prove tricky
12.06.10

Electronic neural bridge helps paralyzed mice walk again, human application might prove tricky

It's only been a week since we heard about age reversal in mice, yet already we've got another big a...

By Vlad Savov,   12.06.10
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11.25.10
Active Book microchip provides hope for exercising paralyzed limbs
11.25.10

Active Book microchip provides hope for exercising paralyzed limbs

Scientists have been experimenting with muscles and technology to solve both human and robotic mobi...

By B. Bowers,   11.25.10
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11.20.06
SpineAssist robot tours spinal canal with camera in tow
11.20.06

SpineAssist robot tours spinal canal with camera in tow

While ridiculously small robots crawling around in our bodies seems quite painful (and in some cases...

By D. Murph,   11.20.06
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