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Apr 16, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Dexter Johnson, IEEE Spectrum
A new material could bridge the gap between optics and electronics.
Apr 11, 2014 03:55 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
The lumps show a greater resemblance to natural cancer than do the two-dimensional cultured cells grown in a lab dish.
Apr 9, 2014 02:18 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Bioengineers created nanoscale robots from DNA strands, injected them into live cockroaches and watched as the bots got to work. Continue reading →
Apr 3, 2014 09:55 AM ET // Jeremy Hsu, IEEE Spectrum
The robot could someday provide emergency surgery in space.
Apr 1, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Prachi Patel, IEEE Spectrum
The patch can monitor muscle movement, store the data and use the info to decide when to deliver medicine through the skin.
Mar 27, 2014 02:16 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Doctors replace a patient's blood with a cold saline solution, dropping the body's temperature. Continue reading →
Mar 13, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Eliza Strickland, IEEE Spectrum
Zapping a cranial nerve for 20 minutes a day may help migraine sufferers.
Mar 12, 2014 03:16 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Doctors and designers scanned the healthy side of the man's face and then used 3-D printing technology to fabricate new plates for reconstructive surgery on the damaged skull. Continue reading →
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