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Belgian Woman Grows Transplanted Trachea in Her Forearm
A dead man's windpipe was transplanted into her arm to grow new blood vessels. It was then moved to her throat, where it is breathing normally
DoD Grants $3.4 Million To Fund Face Transplant Surgery, Research
Thanks to improved body armor, more US troops survive encounters with the enemy than ever before. Unfortunately, the flip side...
Chinese Woman Surgically Switches Fingerprints To Evade Japanese Immigration Officers
When attempting to evade biometric sensors, most go with the Tyler Durden or the John Doe from Se7en route, and...
Implantable Device Allows Mastectomy Patients to Regrow Own Breasts
While mastectomies save many women from breast cancer, they often leave the subject feeling depressed, unattractive and ashamed. Some women...
US Special Forces Field-Testing Plasma Knife
Emergency medical care for soldiers wounded on the battlefield has come a long way since Hawkeye and Hot Lips. But...
Surgical Scalpel Sniffs Out Tumors While It Cuts
A chemical sniffer combined with a scalpel is slated to begin human clinical trials next month
Neurosurgeons Practice on Virtual Simulator before Removing Brain Tumor
Virtual simulators reach a medical milestone as warm-up for a real-life operation
In a Teeny Landslide, Team Zurich Sweeps Nanosoccer Finals
In the recent Robocup 2009 games, in which robots compete for prizes and glory, entrants from many nations held their...
Gallery: Nanosoccer 2009
The world's smallest soccer players
Performing Brain Surgery with Focused Sound Waves
Imagine going in for a brain procedure where you have to endure neither an invasive, cut-you-up procedure nor radiation treatment....