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implant

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3D-printed nose implant ready for trials

A cartilage nose implant that can grow with the patient thanks to being printed with their cells is now ready for animal trials.

By March 17, 2015

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Scientists propose 'cortical modem' implant to give you Terminator vision

US military research agency DARPA forsees a tiny implant that could restore sight loss or give you a heads-up display without a helmet or glasses.

By February 17, 2015

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'Forensic holodecks' may someday allow juries to revisit crime scenes during a trial

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 January 13, 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 January 13, 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 January 13, 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 January 11, 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 December 2, 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 November 18, 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 August 19, 2014

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Upgraded cochlear implant regrows animals' auditory nerves

Researchers at the University of New South Wales report they have used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing quality in adult guinea pigs.

By April 23, 2014