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Forceps changed the way people give birth
Today, one in three American mothers gets major surgery during delivery, despite evidence that this rate of intervention is excessive.
Your skin’s melanin can conduct electricity
The pigment could coat electronic implants.
Smart Stitches Send Data As They Heal Wounds
These threads could send health info wirelessly to your doctor
Tiny Rocket Could One Day Deliver Meds Or Hunt For Cancer In Your Body
Ready for bubble-propelled blastoff
This Tiny Camera Can Be Injected Into Your Body
Get great shots of those hard to reach places
Sound Waves Could Speed Up Wound Healing
Sounds good to us
Mind-Reading Program Translates Thoughts Into Text
Ever wished Siri could just read your mind?
Getting Smart About Melanoma
Future tech could help you determine when to build mountains out of molehills
We’d Happily Break Our Wrist For This 3-D Printed Splint
Custom, printable splints could make it easier to treat minor-yet-debilitating injuries in disaster zones or underdeveloped regions.
Ultra-Sensitive Stethoscope Can Pick Up Heartbeats In Space
It works over the din of a space ship, even if it's not placed correctly on the patient's body.