Not long ago, Bill Kochevar ate some mashed potatoes — and when he did, the world turned over.
One evening last November, a fifty-four-year-old woman from the Bronx arrived at the emergency room at Columbia University’s medical center with a grinding headache. Her vision had become blurry, she told the E.R. doctors, and her left hand felt numb and weak.
The breakthrough could allow doctors to diagnose specific cancers much earlier, even before signs such as a lump, begin to show.
A prototype version of Neurable’s brain-computer interface technology includes a number of dry electrodes placed on the scalp.
Scientists have found a way to use spinach to build working human heart muscle, potentially solving a long-standing problem in efforts to repair damaged organs.
They have rejuvenated old mice to restore their stamina, coat of fur and even some organ function. The team at Erasmus University Medical Center, in the Netherlands, are planning human trials for what they hope is a treatment for old age.
We’re still a long way from from being able to provide timely treatment to everyone who needs it, but we could be on the brink of change thanks to VR Few tech topics are hotter right now than virtual reality (VR).