Every year, millions of people contend with lower back and neck discomfort. With intent to ease their pain, Cornell University...
Millions of people suffering from multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord injuries or amputees could soon interact with their computers and surroundings using just their eyes, thanks to a new device that costs less than £40 (~$63).
Researchers have discovered clues to the development of the head at the cellular level, which could point scientists to a better understanding of how organs and birth defects form in humans.
Known for successfully transplanting a bioengineered stem cell-based trachea, surgeon Paolo Macchiarini plans to use his technique to recreate more complex tissue. He has recently made attempts to regenerate brain tissue in rats and mice.
New brain implant technologies could help bioengineers create a device which can withstand the physiological conditions in the brain on a long-term basis.
Researchers have developed a new way of processing signals in cochlear implants to help users hear music better.
Researchers created 3D brain-like tissue which functions like, and has similar structural features to, tissue in rat brains.
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have been awarded an NIH grant to help develop an electrode array system which will help scientists better understand how the brain works.