Latest Artificial organs Stories
Hundreds of thousands of deaf, or near-deaf people around the world have benefited from cochlear implants. While these devices are undoubtedly a good thing, the hardware to make them work has been somewhat of a pain.
Kellogg retina surgeons implant Argus II Retinal Prosthesis, or 'bionic eye,' for two patients with end-stage retinitis pigmentosa ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan.
3 Years of Rapid Growth Sets Pace to Surpass 200 Implants in 2014 TUCSON, Ariz., Jan.
French company Carmat produced their first completely artificial heart earlier this year with the help of aerospace giant Astrium. Carmat applied Astrium’s expertise in building spacecraft to guarantee the necessary precision and durability for an artificial human organ like a heart.
Research presented today at the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology shows promising data about a device that helps people who have lost their vision due to a blinding genetic disease to recognize common objects.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
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