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implant

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Docs turn to silkworms to spin a better bone implant

Scientists from Harvard and Tufts create silk screws and plates for use in healing bone fractures. Unlike their steel counterparts, these could dissolve in the body and even be used to deliver antibiotics.

By Mar. 5, 2014

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DARPA developing implant to monitor brain in real time

In a bid to improve the mental health of soldiers and veterans, DARPA has launched a $70 million project to create an implant that tracks neuron activity and provides quantifiable brain data.

By Oct. 28, 2013

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Crave Ep. 144: DARPA wants to put an implant in your brain

DARPA has announced a $70 million project to put implants in human brains. Plus, we check out the greatest job resume ever, and buyers hate the gold iPhone 5S!

By Nov. 1, 2013

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DARPA wants to put an implant in your brain, Ep. 144

DARPA has announced a $70 million project to put implants in human brains. Plus, we check out the greatest job resume ever, and buyers hate the gold iPhone 5S!

By Nov. 2, 2013

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Artist's chip implant sends animated GIFs to his phone

By implanting an RFID chip the size of a grain of sand into his hand, artist Anthony Antonellis can send 1KB images directly to his Android smartphone.

By Aug. 21, 2013

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3D-printed implant replaces 75 percent of patient's skull

In a big move for 3D-printed medical implants, a patient received a custom-made skull implant.

By Mar. 8, 2013