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A surgical robot called STAR (Smart Tissue Anastomosis Robot) is changing surgery as we know it through the one element missing from previous surgical robots: intelligence.
Only 3 billion of the world’s 7 billion people have access to health care right now. A leading healthcare consultant believes health care technology can fix that.
A surgical team in Australia has implanted the world’s first 3D printed vertebrae.
New biosensing contact lenses are designed to detect glucose levels for diabetics and hold thousands of other possibilities.
From using ultrasound for breast cancer screening, to its future use as a key tool for the collection of “big data” that will enable personalized medicine and faster diagnosis, ultrasound technology is changing medicine. Jeff Geertsen, Transducer Engineering Manager, Ultrasound Division, GE Healthcare, explains.
A microscope the size of a pen could help surgeons with difficult-to-remove tumors and cancers.
Medical device designers, researchers, manufacturers and innovators converged at the Design of Medical Devices Conference to address emerging trends related to medical device design, policy, engineering, education, and commercialization.
Engineering software helps design and machine human bone for transplantation.
For centuries, cadavers were the primary way medical students learned about anatomy. Technology like the Microsoft Hololens is changing that as mixed reality offers an interactive experience.
A robotic arm can assist combat medics in making their lifesaving runs safer and quicker.
A brain-machine interface composed of a series of computer chips and electrodes enables the human brain to operate a robotic arm by thought alone.
Researchers have developed a way to manufacture microrobots solely from biomaterials that have freely moving parts, can be safely implanted in the body, and can be activated wirelessly.
A multicenter, NSF-funded research team is building machines with new functionalities out of living cells.
A device developed by a collaborative team of researchers could turn PET imaging on its head.