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The new Kinect Fusion API has allowed the team at Microsoft Research Cambridge to create an app that re-creates a 3D brain scan.
Websites and social media have sprung up to ensure customers can form the largest Framily possible, enabling the biggest discounts.
A quadriplegic man has become the first to move his own hand just by using his thoughts, using a new device that bypasses the injured site.
A British brain surgeon says cycle helmets are too flimsy and can actually create more danger by creating the illusion of greater safety.
A light bulb goes off when a neurosurgeon sees plastic surgeons use sterile maggots to remove dead tissue.
Until now, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- considered to have played a role in the deaths of former NFL players -- could be diagnosed only postmortem.
A piece of silicone less than 2 inches wide keeps my sister alive. When a family member's life depends on a medical device, writes Crave editor Leslie Katz, technology takes on a whole new meaning.
'Man is something that shall be overcome,' wrote Nietzsche. He may have never envisioned today's efforts to re-engineer the body, but he looks prophetic as pioneers aim to push the envelope of human capability.
Doctors were careful to issue a stern warning: 'The contents of this #brain #surgery may be GRAPHIC in NATURE.' They weren't lying.
Researchers say that using optogenetics to artificially reactivate memories could advance the study of neurodegenerative disorders.