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Overcoming Paralysis with Prosthetics

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center researchers implanted chips into the brain, allowing electrical impulses to be sent to the parts that handle mobility and sensation.

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Programmable Hydrogel Not Such a Stretch

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a hydrogel material that can change shape at predetermined rates, without external triggers.

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Making Stronger Silk

Researchers are hoping that a new conductive silk will be used in sensors embedded in wearable electronics and medical implants.

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Researchers Print Microscopic Camera

Researchers at the University of Stuttgart designed and 3D-printed a tiny camera that’s only 120 micrometers wide—as thin as a human hair.

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The Race to Mars

SpaceX and Boeing CEOs are gearing up for a race to be the first to reach the red planet.

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Transforming Air to Water

Water scarcity is a growing global crisis, with 10% of people worldwide lacking access to clean drinking water.

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Mitochondrial Replacement Leads to Healthy Baby

A new procedure creates a viable egg by replacing nuclei DNA in a donor egg with nuclei DNA from the mother.

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Self-Repairing Fabric Says: “So Long, Sewing!”

Pennsylvania State University researchers used bacteria and yeast to develop a biodegradable liquid that can easily allow torn fabric to bind to itself.

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