A tiny, thin-film electrode with a 3D-printed housing has been implanted in the peripheral nervous system of songbirds, where it successfully recorded electrical impulses that drive vocalizations.
Researchers have now succeeded in making aerogels accessible to microelectronics and precision engineering.
Scientists are working on inventions to use microchip technology in implantable devices and other wearable products such as smart watches to improve biomedical devices.
Engineers are developing a 3D printed artificial blood vessel that allows doctors and patients to keep tabs on its health remotely.
Nanoengineers plan to develop an immunotherapy for ovarian cancer using 3D-bioprinted plant virus nanoparticles.
Scientists have developed the world's first fully integrated bionic arm prosthesis that is ready to use – in keeping with the motto "Plug and Play".
Researchers have developed a new model that accurately and automatically shows the exact location of mandibular canals.
New prosthetic technologies that stimulate the nerves could pave the way for prostheses that feel like a natural part of the body and reduce the phantom limb pain commonly endured by amputees.
Researchers have developed a computer model which predicts the neuronal activation patterns that the cochlear implant creates in the auditory nerve fibers.
Researchers are 3D printing "groovy" tissue-engineering scaffolds with living cells to help heal injuries.