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To Keep Bacteria Off Medical Devices, Coat Them In This Slippery Liquid
Back off bacteria, you'll get no traction here
Electric Implants Kill Off Infections, Then Dissolve
Staph infection? There’s a patch for that
Squid Protein Could Make Better Prosthetics
Unfortunately it won't allow humans to squirt ink, at least not yet.
A Remote-Controlled Birth Control Implant
You can switch it on and off. And it works for up to 16 years.
Four Women Doing Fine After Getting Vagina Implants Made From Their Own Cells
The women have Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome, which gives them underdeveloped vaginas and uteruses.
How Not To Be A Dad: The Latest Science Of Male Birth Control
Examining 8 promising methods of male contraception in development. Happy Father's Day!
3-D-Printed Implant Replaces 75 Percent Of Man’s Skull
How long until we can successfully 3-D print a whole human?
Diabetes Researchers Report New Steps Towards the First Artificial Pancreas
Private companies and hospital researchers are increasingly making strides toward developing an artificial pancreas, supplanting insulin injections and pinpricks for...
Infrared Light Pulses Could Make Better Bionics for Deafness, Blindness and More
Optical signals could be used instead of electrical signals to stimulate cells in the body, scientists say. In a new...
This Is The Smallest Computer Ever
Tiny-fingered researchers at the University of Michigan have created this computer, the world’s first complete millimeter-scale computing system. It is...