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Dec 15, 2014 03:20 PM ET // Jeremy Hsu, LiveScience
The smart patch could replace some of the 4.2 billion chemical-based patches sold for pain relief every year.
Dec 4, 2014 02:50 PM ET // Neil Savage, IEEE Spectrum
Edible sensors made out of materials like gelatin do their job and then dissolve in the body.
Dec 3, 2014 03:05 PM ET // AFP
The move could help millions of motor neuron disease sufferers.
Dec 2, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Face replicas made with 3-D printers improve surgical planning, which ultimately makes the surgery much shorter.
Nov 4, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Neil Savage, IEEE Spectrum
Tiny laser-like devices offer a new way to destroy cancer cells at the source.
Oct 30, 2014 09:20 AM ET // AFP
Tiny clusters of human gastric tissue are helping to advance research on cancer, ulcers and diabetes.
Oct 21, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
Three months after surgery, Darek Fidyka was able to take his first steps with the aid of parallel bars and leg braces.
Oct 20, 2014 11:25 AM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
There aren’t any robots prepared to tackle an immediate Ebola crisis, even though autonomous machines would be immensely valuable.
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