Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.
Cells harvested from a patient's nose helped return function to a damaged spinal cord. Now he is able to walk with help from ropes and guide bars.
Doctors have saved the life of a newborn baby with the aid of a 3D printed model that helped them plan his heart surgery.
A biochemistry professor has invented a meat-free burger that looks and bleeds juice just like the beef you cook on your grill.
Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.
A smart liquid bandage glows to reveal the amount of oxygen the wound underneath is getting, and that could help doctors help us heal.
NASA's looking for innovative ways to get a manned crew safely to the Red Planet. Could deep sleep hold the key to success?
Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.
The complex procedure "went swimmingly," according to a statement from the Australian animal hospital where the operation took place.
Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.