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3D printed bioceramic implant induces cranial regrowth

3D printed bioceramic implant induces cranial regrowth

A bioceramic implant has proved to stimulate regeneration of natural skull bone so that even large cranial defects can be repaired in a way that has not been possible before.

Biosensors open up paths to treatments

Biosensors open up paths to treatments

Self-powered biosensors that could one day lead to wearable devices that do not need to be recharged, or even sensors that are powered by the very bodily process they are designed to monitor.

Machine learning speeds up bioscaffold development

Machine learning speeds up bioscaffold development

A dose of artificial intelligence can speed the development of 3D-printed bioscaffolds that help injuries heal.

Brains linked to computers using 3D printed implants

Brains linked to computers using 3D printed implants

Linking the human brain to a computer is usually only seen in science fiction, but now scientists have harnessed the power of 3D printing to bring the technology one step closer to reality.

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.

'Plug and play' brain prosthesis demoed in paralyzed person

'Plug and play' brain prosthesis demoed in paralyzed person

Researchers have shown that machine learning techniques helped an individual with paralysis learn to control a computer cursor using their brain activity.

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