Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.
Quantum dots have been successfully 3D printed into a contact lens, allowing the lens to project beams of light.
German company ThyssenKrupp claims it was inspired by Star Trek's turbolifts when creating the concept for its MULTI elevator concept, which will ferry passengers via a dual-axis design. If that's not crazy enough, check out the wacky buildings TK believes will house those elevators.
Implanting mice with human astrocytes makes them demonstrably more intelligent than their non-human-hybrid peers.
Got a tablet? Turn it into a DIY photo light for illuminating portraits, macro shots and dreamy light paintings.
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.