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Scientists model heart attack on a chip

Scientists model heart attack on a chip

The chip is capable of precisely controlling oxygen and nutrient levels, and allowing observation of cell behavior in real time.

Robots uncover connections between mind and walking control

Robots uncover connections between mind and walking control

Researchers used robots to study how our brains adjust to changes in our walking strides, gaining insights that could be used to develop better physical rehabilitation programs.

AI outperform doctors: Experts express concerns

AI outperform doctors: Experts express concerns

Many studies claiming that AI is as good as (or better than) human experts at interpreting medical images are of poor quality and are arguably exaggerated, warn researchers in The BMJ.

An ankle exoskeleton aids running

An ankle exoskeleton aids running

Researchers find that a motorized device that attaches around the ankle and foot can drastically reduce the energy cost of running.

Re-association of body parts using VR

Re-association of body parts using VR

Researchers report that a re-association of the right thumb with a virtual left arm can be induced by visuo-motor synchronization in a virtual environment.

Smart algorithm analyses whole brain vasculature

Smart algorithm analyses whole brain vasculature

Scientists have developed a technique for visualising the structures of all the brain's blood vessels including any pathological changes.

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