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New way to rebuild cartilage tissue for fixing injuries

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) - 19-Oct-2020

Cartilage tissue engineered using magnetic field and hydrogels

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Electronic blood vessels could replace damaged arteries

IEEE Spectrum - 06-Oct-2020

Not just replacing, but enhancing - could include sensors and drug reservoirs

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Professor defends "mediocre neuroscience" assessment of Neuralink demo

BBC - 01-Sep-2020

You need entrepreneurs, engineers and academics to make sustainable progress

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New language learning in adults possible with nerve stimulation

New Scientist - 06-Aug-2020

Non-invasive ear device could soon help to better connect the world through speech

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The first hydrogel that has mechanical properties of cartilage

ScienceAlert - 05-Jul-2020

Could someday replace just the damaged cartilage, instead of having to remove entire knee joint

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Google acquires the Canadian smart glasses company North

BBC - 01-Jul-2020

Many tech giants are competing to dominate the mass market for smart glasses

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Experts create nephron-like device that mimics kidney ion transport

Singularity Hub - 03-Jun-2020

Implantable artificial kidneys brought one step closer with this tech

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Synthetic red blood cells function similarly to natural ones

ACS Publications - 03-Jun-2020

Did not seem to cause any toxicity in mouse model

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Artificial eye for visually impaired people, humanoid robots

Independent - 22-May-2020

Bionic eye could provide more pixels and wider spectrum than human vision

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Blind people "see" the shapes of letters thanks to a new brain implant

Futurism - 14-May-2020

Bypasses the eye and directly transmits signals from a camera to the brain

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Stroke survivors can now walk faster and farther with this exosuit

TechCrunch - 13-May-2020

Wearing the soft robotic tech, immediate improvements were observed

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Kernel develops mind-reading helmets to enable people to communicate

Bloomberg - 05-May-2020

Low cost and no surgery may make this an attractive alternative to Musk's Neuralink

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Mojo Vision secures another $51M to develop its augmented reality contact lens

TechCrunch - 29-Apr-2020

BBC was blown away at CES so let's hope this helps bring this "iPhone of wearables" to market

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Piloting a drone using hand movements and gestures

Tech Xplore - 28-Apr-2020

Remote exploration and assistive personal robots will be a possibility

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Brain-computer interface can help feel and move the hands in paralysed

New Scientist - 23-Apr-2020

This restores activities of daily living and reduces functional dependency

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Exoskeleton glove for people with limited hand function and poor grip strength

Health Europa - 16-Apr-2020

A life changer for spinal cord injury patients, and potential for bionic human enhancement in future

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Neural Matrix, the new brain implant projected to last six years

Medical Xpress - 08-Apr-2020

Promising tech for treating brain disorders successfully deployed in monkeys and rodents

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HeroWear developed an incognito exosuit to ease back pain

CNET - 01-Apr-2020

Lightweight exoskeleton that takes 50 pounds of strain off your back when lifting

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New brain implant for neural recording provides more data, less tissue damage

Stanford School of Medicine - 23-Mar-2020

Thousands of single-neuron activities can be recorded as successfully tested in mice

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Scientists can control target nerve cells in living nematodes

New Scientist - 19-Mar-2020

Until now there has been no way to control only a selected group of nerve cells

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