North Sense implant turns you into a human compass

May 27, 2016 1 min read


Do you want a sixth sense? No, not the ability to read minds, but another way to perceive the world beyond sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell? The ambitious transhumanists at Cyborg Nest […]

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New 3D printed nose implant is fully functional

January 03, 2016 1 min read


A young boy now has a chance to lead a normal life thanks to 3D printing technology and some pretty ingenious doctors. Dallan Jennet was just nine years old when he fell on a […]

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Brain implant may allow Alzheimer’s patients to keep their memories

October 01, 2015 1 min read

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Researchers at DARPA have developed an implant to assist a diseased brain make new memories. One day Alzheimer’s patients or those suffering from brain damage won’t have to worry about losing their sense […]

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Flexible spinal implant heals paralysis in rats

January 12, 2015 1 min read


New spinal implant restores movement in paralyzed rats, and does so without destroying the spine in the process.

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Pentagon wants to fit soldiers with a little black box brain implant

February 10, 2014 1 min read


An implant that records activity and stimulates your brain in the event of trauma could lead to quicker recovery and total recall.

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Scientists grow and implant a working rat kidney

April 15, 2013 1 min read


The ability to grow replacement organs to take the place of any that fail used to be the stuff of science fiction, but is now becoming a reality. Scientists have managed to grow […]

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This pinhead-sized implant could replace hearing aids

April 03, 2013 1 min read


You can usually tell when someone is wearing a hearing aid by the device sat behind one or both of their ears. But such aids can only help so much. Depending on the […]

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