Plastic Film Replaces Retina in Rats

Plastic Film Replaces Retina in Rats

Researchers are making further advances in creating an artificial retina to restore vision for some people with severely limited vision. In this case, scientists at Okayama University have conducted animal trials to demonstrate the effectiveness of a new technology....
Fast 3D Printer for Dental Devices

Fast 3D Printer for Dental Devices

Not everyone is born with straight, aligned teeth. Many people have to cope with the ordeal of metal braces in their mouth to get a straighter smile. Others can use a series if clear aligners, custom fit to their individual mouths, which can rearrange teeth over the...
Edible Robots Could Use Gelatin

Edible Robots Could Use Gelatin

As the old advertising campaign used to say, “There’s always room for Jello.” Who knew that this slogan could have been predicting the future of surgery and other medical procedures? Scientists atĀ Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in...