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Aug 20, 2014 02:30 AM ET // Tim Dean, ABC Science
Researchers have created a biofuel cell made from carbon nanotubes that generate energy from blood glucose.
Brain technology could one day allow humans to naturally control robotic limbs or replace human sight.
Feb 27, 2014 08:43 AM ET // Nic Halverson
Ladies and gentleman, John Rogers is back with a stretchable silicone device that surrounds organs to monitor health and treat disease. Continue reading →
Jan 23, 2014 02:37 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Small devices can be sewn onto the heart, lung or diaphragm where they can harvest enough energy to power a pacemaker. Continue reading →
Nov 26, 2013 12:51 PM ET
Bionic tools are no longer restricted to the pages of science fiction. Real, amazing advances are being made, and they promise to transform the way humans experience the world. Trace lists some of the most exciting bionic inventions to date.