So, you want to be a dentist. That's all fine and good, but few people are gonna want you fiddling around inside their mouths before you know what you're doing. Enter the Hanako 2, a robot just for dentists.
Getting your colon looked at isn't the most pleasant experience in the world, but this new device from Japanese researchers could make things a little less painful.
Well this is some exciting news: a group of medical researchers from the U.S. and U.K. have developed a vaccine that successfully cures prostate cancer. In rats. But still, it's an amazing step forward.
Scientists have created a brain implant that has helped rats increase their memory function, paving the way for similar implants to help out people with memory-impairing brain injuries.
IBM's Watson computer may have made headlines beating human opponents on Jeopardy, but it's got a new, less glamorous job ahead of it: making medical diagnoses.
It's Healthy Week at Syfy, and I know what you're thinking: "I'm already healthy, I don't need any advice from you!" Fortunately, your body is good for lots more than just keeping you alive. Here's a list of 9 ways you can modify your body to be even more useful, from bionic implants to portable power generators.
Right in time for lunch comes Animated Anatomies, a gallery released by Duke University of "anatomical flap books." Think pop-up books for children, just for doctor's with iron stomachs.
How small can video cameras get? Very small, it turns out. This medical camera from Medigus is apparently the world's smallest, and at 0.99mm wide, I believe it.
We are living in the future. Proof: a factory in Germany has a bunch of robots making skin with the aim of using it in transplants in humans.
Bad news, dudes: researchers in Japan have just made fertile mammalian sperm in a petri dish. That's once less reason for women to keep our asses around.