Devices that harness brain or nerve impulses to help patients see, hear, move, and communicate are already available -- though for now they remain relatively primitive.
Restored vision might be in the future for the 3 million Americans who suffer from blinding retinal damage.
Faulty seal would have caused frustrating delays
The craft touched down in New York over the weekend after zipping across the States, but not without some technical difficulties.
Pinpointing the smell of death will help cadaver dogs track down bodies more quickly
Scientists submerge pig cadavers to find out
Inducing therapeutic hypothermia can prevent damage from oxygen deprivation in trauma patients
Studying our natural internal bacteria could help doctors cure diseases that affect millions
Terrifying for anyone on the plane, but an awesome video for us back on solid ground.
Just ask this poor pencil
These findings could help researchers make prosthetic arms that have a lifelike sense of touch.
Well, it's one way of getting better at math.
I think we'd all be in favor of getting rid of dental drills.
But don't try this at home.
The treatment shows promise in four young men who had received complete paralysis diagnoses.
And he's answering your questions on Reddit
Or, how to get high on electrodes.
Drip, drip, drip