• 25 July 2018

    Breast cancer device from Endomag receives FDA approval

    Surgical guidance firm Endomag has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted premarket approval for the company’s breast cancer device Magtrace, the first non-radioactive dual-tracer for...

  • 3 July 2018

    Low-cost prosthetic foot facilitates natural walking

    MIT engineers have developed a simple, low-cost, prosthetic foot that can be tailored for individual patients. By using a patient’s body weight and size, the researchers can tune the shape...

  • 30 May 2018

    UK scientists first to 3D-print human corneas

    Scientists at Newcastle University in the UK have been the first to 3D-print human corneas, using a technique that could ensure an unlimited supply of corneas in the future.

  • 23 May 2018

    New tech could make prosthetic hands easier to use

    Researchers in the joint biomedical engineering program at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a technology which can decode neuromuscular signals...

  • 22 May 2018

    3D printer creates complex biological tissues

    A bioengineer at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has developed an adapted 3D printing technique capable of building complex biological tissues from multiple materials. The process could eventually...