Biomedical

11.14.14
Researchers develop first artificial muscle that can 'remember' movement
11.14.14

Researchers develop first artificial muscle that can 'remember' movement

We've seen ultrastrong artificial muscles and a freaky rubbery motor using the technology, but res...

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11.23.11
Researchers create spinal cord connectors from human stem cells, heralding breakthrough
11.23.11

Researchers create spinal cord connectors from human stem cells, heralding breakthrough

It's taken many years and more than a bit of brainpower, but researchers at the University of Cen...

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10.05.11
Piezoelectric system turns your balmy breath into pungent power
10.05.11

Piezoelectric system turns your balmy breath into pungent power

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have come up with a way to produce electricity fr...

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04.05.11
AMO Arm pneumatic prosthetic does mind-control on the cheap
04.05.11

AMO Arm pneumatic prosthetic does mind-control on the cheap

We're no strangers to amputees moving stuff with their minds -- for that matter, a thought-controll...

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10.28.10
NC State gurus find 'Goldilocks' of DNA self-assembly, look to improve drug-delivery vehicles
10.28.10

NC State gurus find 'Goldilocks' of DNA self-assembly, look to improve drug-delivery vehicles

We're guessing that most Wolfpackers in the greater Raleigh area are in full-on tailgate mode right...

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07.08.10
Christie creates baffling 3D HD CAVE 'visual environment,' or your average Halo display in 2020
07.08.10

Christie creates baffling 3D HD CAVE 'visual environment,' or your average Halo display in 2020

Whenever the word "Christie" is involved, you can generally count on two things: 1) you can't affor...

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12.24.08
Ultraportable ultrasound machine paves the way for wacky ultrasound pranks
12.24.08

Ultraportable ultrasound machine paves the way for wacky ultrasound pranks

It might look more like a Radio Shack project kit than a serious piece of medical equipment, but Geo...

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