Surgery

12.07.15
America's first penile transplants will be for war veterans
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America's first penile transplants will be for war veterans

Revolutionary surgery could help America's wounded warriors as soon as next year.

By A. Tarantola,   12.07.15
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11.24.15
3D-printed vascular systems help doctors practice for your surgery
11.24.15

3D-printed vascular systems help doctors practice for your surgery

Doctors can use a 3D-printed replica of your anatomy to train before a real operation.

By J. Fingas,   11.24.15
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11.18.15
Doctors can now grow human vocal cords in a lab
11.18.15

Doctors can now grow human vocal cords in a lab

Your next set of pipes could come from a petri dish.

By A. Tarantola,   11.18.15
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11.16.15
Pop-up sensor would give robot surgeons a sense of touch
11.16.15

Pop-up sensor would give robot surgeons a sense of touch

Harvard's unique expanding sensor would let robot surgeons feel their patients.

By J. Fingas,   11.16.15
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11.10.15
Hollywood FX artists help doctors practice child surgery
11.10.15

Hollywood FX artists help doctors practice child surgery

Boston Children's Hospital taps 'American Horror Story' FX team to get realistic surgery models.

By S. Dent,   11.10.15
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11.10.15
Doctor dubbed 'the father of cyborgs' tested implants in his own brain
11.10.15

Doctor dubbed 'the father of cyborgs' tested implants in his own brain

Would you go under the knife in the name of science?

By J. Trew,   11.10.15
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10.06.15
UV-light enabled catheter fixes heart defects without surgery
10.06.15

UV-light enabled catheter fixes heart defects without surgery

Modern medicine sees the development of an adhesive agent that can block a hole in the heart without the need of open-heart surgery.

By C. Klimovski,   10.06.15
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08.25.15
Pioneering surgery gives man world's first 'bionic' penis
08.25.15

Pioneering surgery gives man world's first 'bionic' penis

Eight inches of mechanical marvels

By A. Tarantola,   08.25.15
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06.07.15
Monkeys may be the first primates to get successful head transplants
06.07.15

Monkeys may be the first primates to get successful head transplants

Outside of horror and sci-fi flicks, head transplants aren't really viable. What attempts have bee...

By J. Fingas,   06.07.15
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