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Tomorrow Daily 111: Flexible spinal implants, crime scene VR, ultra-detailed CT scans and more

On Tomorrow Daily, Khail and Ashley talk about the possibility of criminal trials combining virtual reality headsets and 3D renders to help jurors visualize crime scenes. It's a lot easier than trying to recreate a flat image in your mind, and a lot less disturbing than seeing real crime scene photos, but would the courts allow them?

By 14 January 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 111: Flexible spinal implants, crime scene VR, ultra-detailed CT scans and more

On today's show, we marvel at a new implant that may help paralyzed people walk again, discuss the pros and cons of allowing trial juries to use VR to revisit crime scenes, and check out the super-detailed images of the human body coming from GE's newest CT scanner.

By 14 January 2015

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Smallest human implant could help fight blindness

Millions of Americans are living with glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness when left untreated. Now more surgeons are treating patients with the iStent, the smallest implantable device approved for the human body. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By 13 January 2015

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Flexible implant shows promise for paralysed humans

A flexible implant follows prior breakthroughs with paralysed rats, designed for humans with spinal cord injury.

By 12 January 2015

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Mice implanted with human brain cells become smarter

Implanting mice with human astrocytes makes them demonstrably more intelligent than their non-human-hybrid peers.

By 3 December 2014

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Woman gets microchip implant so she can leave office keys at home

Carrying keys is, apparently, all too much for one Swedish woman. She claims this isn't the future, but the present. And she's not the only one to let tech get under her skin.

By 19 November 2014

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3D-printed face implant gets FDA approval

FDA gives the nod to a 3D-printed facial implant that can be customized for individual patients in need of facial-reconstruction surgery.

By 20 August 2014

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Upgraded cochlear implant regrows auditory nerves

Researchers at UNSW have for the first time used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing in guinea pigs.

By 24 April 2014

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The 404 1,470: Where we'd rather get that implanted (podcast)

Polygon's Russ Frushtick stops by the studio to discuss Xbox One vs. PS4 sales, major changes at developer Naughty Dog and the new Lytro camera.

By 23 April 2014

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The 404 1,470: Where we'd rather get that implanted

Polygon's Russ Frushtick stops by the studio to discuss Xbox One vs. PS4 sales, major changes at developer Naughty Dog and the new Lytro camera.

By 23 April 2014