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Paralyzed Man Moves Arm with Neuroprosthetic
Jef Akst | Mar 30, 2017
Two chips implanted in a quadriplegic patient’s motor cortex and 36 electrodes in his right arm allow the man to control the movement of his right arm and hand.
Device Trials Go Unpublished
Kerry Grens | Jun 24, 2015
Just half of the clinical studies used to gain premarket approval for cardiac devices ever make it into the scientific literature.
Personalized Devices Predict Cancer Drug Response
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 22, 2015
Two teams have developed tumor-implantable drug delivery devices to study real-time responses to multiple therapies in cancer patients.
Wireless Charger Could Power Implants
Kerry Grens | May 21, 2014
A new technology allows for charging up tiny electronics from a distance, perhaps powering devices deeply embedded within tissue.
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 26, 2014
Researchers describe a major component of biodegradable implants.
Next Generation: Capturing the Body’s Energy
Abby Olena | Jan 20, 2014
Researchers build a device that harvests and stores energy from the mechanical movements of a beating heart.