Medical Devices / Diagnostics

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Monkeys use their brains to drive wheelchairs

A revolutionary technique has enabled primates to move wheelchairs toward a bowl of grapes by sheer brainpower, offering hope for people with severe paralysis to achieve mobility.

Medical detection dogs: how they could save our lives in a sniff

The term “man’s best friend” is commonly used when it comes to dogs, and it is not hard to understand why. The loyalty of a dog toward its owner is something that cannot be questioned. But in recent years, the tables have turned and humans have become …

Porcupine Quills Inspire New Medical Adhesives

In a prime example of turning to nature for inspiration, engineers in search of new biomaterials hope to emulate the unique penetration and binding properties of porcupine quills to develop new types of medical adhesives, needles and other medical de…