bionics

Bionics: better hearing with optical cochlear implants

Bionics: better hearing with optical cochlear implants

Scientists at The German Primate Center want to use genetic engineering methods to improve cochlear implants.

Bionic eye: Computer model fosters improvements

Bionic eye: Computer model fosters improvements

Researchers develop signals that could bring color vision and improved clarity to prosthesis for the blind.

Improved safety standard for bionic devices

Improved safety standard for bionic devices

Researchers at University of Sydney have developed a new moisture test for bionic devices such pacemakers and cochlear implants.

Bionic touch does not remap the brain

Bionic touch does not remap the brain

Neuroscientists have demonstrated that the brain does not remap itself even with long-term bionic limb use, posing challenges for the development of realistic prosthetic limbs.

Bionics open eyes to a frontier in vision restoration

Bionics open eyes to a frontier in vision restoration

Researchers have developed a revolutionary cortical vision device that could one day help restore vision to the blind.

First cochlear implants with lighting array

First cochlear implants with lighting array

Researchers combine for the first time gene therapy in the cochlea with optical cochlear implants to optogenetically activate the auditory pathway in gerbils.

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