Artificial Organs News

FDA approves bionic pancreas for home-use study

Diabetes.co.uk - 22-May-2018

iLet uses an algorithm to known when to deliver insulin, glucagon or a combination of both

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Bionic sphincter controller close to human trial phase

Sun Sentinel - 09-Apr-2018

Precision Medical Devices have developed the Flow Control Device.

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Artificial eye mimics blinking

Science News - 20-Feb-2018

University of Pennsylvania used human cells to build a model of the surface of the eye.

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Flocks of nanorobots could form artificial muscles

Chemistry World - 07-Feb-2018

DNA nanobots can already perform complex tasks.

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Woman with artificial heart carries pump in backpack

Metro - 31-Dec-2017

Selwa Hussain is a second-ever person in Britain to be given an artificial heart.

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Engineers Hack Cell Biology to Create 3-D Shapes from Living Tissue

UCSF - 28-Dec-2017

Many of the complex folded shapes of mammalian body plans can be recreated with simple instructions.

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Soft Gel Could Keep Artificial Organs Alive

Popular Mechanics - 13-Dec-2017

University of Fribourg report a new bio-inspired power source.

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DIY artificial pancreas gains JDRF support

MobiHealthNews - 18-Oct-2017

JDRF has announced a new initiative to provide funds for o build artificial pancreas (AP) systems under open protocols.

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3D-printed synthetic soft muscle can lift 1000x its weight

Kurzweil Network - 20-Sep-2017

Artificial muscle is three times stronger than natural muscle.

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3D-printed silicone heart beats like the real thing

Engadget - 14-Jul-2017

Single solid silicone structure using a 3D-printing, lost-wax casting technique.

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Artificial lungs in a backpack may free people with lung failure

New Scientist - 21-Mar-2017

Usual treatment is a large machine that pumps their blood through a gas exchanger to provide oxygen and remove carbon dioxide.

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