5 Ways Futuristic Technology is Helping Eye Care

Posted in Medicine on 12th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Amazing breakthroughs in vision technology are bringing the futuristic promise of bringing sight to the blind a reality.

Stem cell injections reduce scarring during bypass surgery and possibly increase survival of patients

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

There was a 30% improvement in heart function, 40% reduction in scar size, and 70% improvement in quality of life.

Robot betters expert surgeons at soft tissue stitching

Posted in Hardware on 5th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

"No significant differences in erroneous needle placement among all surgical techniques, suggesting that STAR was as dexterous as expert surgeons in needle placement"

'Smart' scalpel could distinguish healthy brain tissue from tumors

Posted in Hardware on 16th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Scientists have designed a smart scalpel that provides real-time guidance on whether the tissue it is tending to is cancerous or otherwise.

Doctors implant 3D-printed vertebrae in 'world's first' surgery

Posted in Hardware on 27th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Without this procedure, the patient's cancer would have left him a quadriplegic.