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implants

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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

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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 April 23, 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 April 22, 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 April 22, 2014

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Working lab-grown oesophagi successfully implanted in rats

Researchers have successfully replaced 20 per cent of a rat's oesophagus with an artificial organ grown in a lab.

By April 15, 2014

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Antenna implanted in cyborg's skull gets Wi-Fi, color as sound

Artist and cyborg advocate Neil Harbisson has an "eyeborg," a device implanted in his skull that lets him hear colors. Friends can even use an app to beam images to his brain. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him about cyborg advocacy, turning music into clothing, and life with a new sense you can never shut off.

By April 14, 2014

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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 March 5, 2014

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3D printing 'bio pen' lets doctors draw implants on the fly

Researchers at the University of Wollongong have created a pen that uses 3D printing technology and bio ink to "draw" over sections of damaged bone.

By December 10, 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 November 2, 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 November 1, 2013