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Lab engineers 3D functional bone tissues

Lab engineers 3D functional bone tissues

Researchers have developed a printable bioink that could be used to create anatomical-scale functional tissues.

Electrical stimulation improves robot-assistive surgery

Electrical stimulation improves robot-assistive surgery

Sending small electrical currents to the fingertips of someone operating a robotic arm can help surgeons during robot-assisted procedures.

Augmented reality brings ultrasound into a new dimension

Augmented reality brings ultrasound into a new dimension

Augmented reality ultrasound has, for the first time, made it possible to superimpose topographical representations of ultrasound images directly on a patient, with the examiner seeing the sectional image in AR glasses.

3D printed rubbery brain implants

3D printed rubbery brain implants

Engineers are working on developing soft, flexible neural implants that can gently conform to the brain’s contours and monitor activity over longer periods.

Printable rubber-like material could replace human tissue

Printable rubber-like material could replace human tissue

Researchers have created a material with a unique set of properties, which could act as a replacement for human tissue in medical procedures.

Producing human tissue in space

Producing human tissue in space

The University of Zurich has sent adult human stem cells to the International Space Station to explore the production of human tissue in weightlessness.

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