While the act of picking up an object is something most of us take for granted, for prostheses users, it can be an exercise in frustration. For all their promise, brain-controlled bionic arms, both invasive and non-invasive, are still not ready to le
A man born without a hand has been given one from a deceased donor in what surgeons claim is a world first.
Anyone who has taken introductory physics will recognize this famous question: Why can't you start your car with 8 AAA batteries instead of one 12 volt car battery?
Asterias Biotherapeutics (NYSE: AST) recently announced ground-breaking results restoring function to patients with spinal injuries from a Phase 1 clinical trial that were nothing short of astounding.
A new method of stimulating the renewal of living stem cells in tooth pulp using an Alzheimer's drug has been discovered by a team of researchers at King's College London.
(Publisher Recommended) - Dr. Robert Duncan speaks to a group of people about the advances in transhumanism. He specializes in artificial intelligence, robotics and redefining what humans will be in the future.
- a major advance for bioprinting organs
For the first time ever, a single flexible fiber no bigger than a human hair has successfully delivered a combination of optical, electrical, and chemical signals back and forth into the brain, putting into practice an idea first proposed two years a
Innovative transdermal cannabinoid patches offered by Mary's Medicinals treat chronic pain and divert recreational drug users in search of a body high.
E coli microbes have been modified to carry an expanded genetic code which researchers say will ultimately allow them to be programmed
Scientists at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry used one of the world's most powerful electron microscopes to map the precise location and chemical type of 23,000 atoms in an extremely small particle made of iron and platinum.
EMOTIV is the pioneer of simple to use, high quality, mobile EEG technologies.
The next creation from Musk is "Neural Lace," a computer interface implanted directly into the human brain. As one example, it could allow users to connect to the internet merely by thinking about it.
What if gravity is just an illusion?
GENETIC editing could see medics wipe out future geniuses, according to a leading scientist.
(anonhq.com) Most great inventions fundamentally change the society in which they exist. Since the people at the top of the social structure have more to gain by reinforcing the status quo, they suppress revolutionary technologies favorable to the wo
Teeth can be encouraged to repair themselves in a way that could see an end to fillings, say scientists.
"Let medicine be thy food and let food be thy medicine." - Hippocrates In the fourth century BCE, the most famous Greek physician made the bold claim that disease was caused naturally, not by the gods. Environment, diet and living habits all p
"It worked perfectly," Dr. Doiron, assistant professor of medicine at UT Health, said. "We cured mice for one year without any side effects. That's never been seen. But it's a mouse model, so caution is needed. We want to bring this to large ani
Nextbigfuture talked to an attendee of 2017 Google IO and he reported that Google will be putting mini versions of the second generation TPU (tensor processing unit) into all new google cellphones.
Because cannabis is safer than alcohol, and because components of the herb have been proven to remedy a number of ailments, this hospital now dispenses cannabis oil to physician-approved patients.
At Green Leaf, she prescribes cannabis to treat patients suffering from arthritis, fibromyalgia, glaucoma, leukemia, multiple sclerosis, HIV, soft-tissue injuries, lupus, concussions, migraines, and other autoimmune diseases and conditions related to
Discovery could remove hurdle to producing hydrogen from water
I have been a leading proponent that self-driving vehicles, especially trucks, will be here sooner than most think. My estimate for long-haul trucks taking over is 2021-2022 or so. Widespread adoption of self-driving cars will be slower.
In a move that could shift the course of multiple technology markets, Google will soon launch a cloud computing service that provides exclusive access to a new kind of artificial-intelligence chip designed by its own engineers.
MIT has created a robot that is capable of printing the entire basic structure of a building. Most importantly, the system can be powered with solar panels.
"Some people thought he was a wonderful doctor; some people he was the son of the Devil" … "Today, nobody knows who is William Sargant." Dr. William Sargant was perhaps the foremost face of British mind control experimentation. A gangly fe
Our skin is pretty good at protecting the squishy human body from external danger, so the moment that barrier is compromised with a wound or a cut, a defence system has to kick into action.
Blood donors may no longer be needed in the future after scientists showed it was possible to create blood from stem cells.
Google kicked off its three-day developer conference with a two-hour keynote. There were a lot of news and updates, notably to things like the Google Assistant, Google Home, and Google Photos, but if you don't have 120 minutes to spend watching the