3D-Printed Tissues Speed Bone Healing

3D-Printed Tissues Speed Bone Healing

Since the earliest, primitive 3D printing in 2012, development teams worldwide have sought effective medical applications for the technology. We’ve seen 3D-printed spinal components, cartilage implants, bionic arms, prosthetics, and more. Athletes and others...
Origami Magic Ball Gripper Packs Bags [video]

Origami Magic Ball Gripper Packs Bags [video]

Most people routinely pick up hundreds of objects during a typical day, and they never give a second thought. For mechanical devices — such as robots or powered prosthetics — gripping objects of different sorts can pose a serious challenge. And if the...
Who Are You? Your Heart Knows.

Who Are You? Your Heart Knows.

Most articles about wearable tech focus on the health-related uses of biometric data. Measurements of body functions such as heart rate, temperature, and breathing rate can help identify disease and other conditions. But there’s another big problem facing...