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Wireless Charger Could Power Implants

By | May 21, 2014

A new technology allows for charging up tiny electronics from a distance, perhaps powering devices deeply embedded within tissue.

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Vanishing Batteries

By | March 26, 2014

Researchers describe a major component of biodegradable implants.

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Monkey Brain Booster

By | September 19, 2012

Scientists use a frontal-lobe implant to improve thinking skills in primates.

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Bionic Eye Sees the Light

By | May 15, 2012

A light-powered retinal implant restores vision in rats.

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The Joint Collector

By | March 1, 2012

Forget stamps: one bioengineer amasses broken artificial joints to learn why they failed and how to build better ones.

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The Implant Melting Pot

By | February 23, 2012

Dutch company Orthometals recycles and melts down implants left behind after cremation.

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