Watch this video, and witness a breakthrough in the field of brain-machine interfaces. Researchers have been improving upon BrainGate — a brain-machine interface that allows users to control an external device with their minds — for years, but what you see here is the most advanced incarnation of the implant system…
Cancer vaccines may come sooner than you think. And each vaccine will be tailor-made for a specific kind of cancer. This isn't just a theory anymore. It's been done.
When we see total artificial hearts in science fiction, they are usually metal-and-plastic versions of what we have now, small pumps that magically attach to arteries. But two medical researchers have successfully created working artificial hearts — and they don't beat. They hum.
What does a common arthritis medication have to do with skin cancer? More than you might think.
We can hear the light and feel it in our hearts. It's not just terrible poetry - it might be fact. Scientists have shown that infrared light can stimulate the muscles in your heart and inner ear.
Have you ever eaten lots of cheese with wine, only to find that you've got a giant, uncomfortable "cheese baby" in your stomach for hours afterward? Now researchers with the British Medical Journal have discovered why.
For the first time, scientists have demonstrated that primates, including humans, have an innate ability to repair some spinal damage, including recovering from paralysis. The next step is to enhance this ability, so that we can regrow injured spinal nerves.