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Researchers create the first 3D-printed corneas

Researchers at Newcastle University have been able to 3D-print a biocompatible corneal framework using a new gel formulations that “keeps the stem cells alive whilst producing a material which i

Tradewind BioScience attacks the physiology of tumors to treat cancer

Cancer remains the one counterpoint to the march of medical progress that has scored human history over the last 200 years. Last year 600,920 people in the U.S. died from cancer, and another 1.7 milli

Seriously, this skull-drilling robot is good news for humanity

When someone invents a robot specifically made to drill into the skulls of unconscious, immobile humans, you'd be forgiven for feeling a natural reaction along the lines of "for the love of God, why?"

These jolly, candy-colored 3D-printed livers help doctors treat tumors

The liver is a wonderful thing. It goes great on crackers and it can keep your blood from becoming septic. But it’s almost impossible to operate on that strange, fleshy mass without a little luc

Duke neurosurgeons test Hololens as an AR assist on tricky procedures

One of the several things that makes brain surgery so difficult is that the brain isn't transparent. So if you want to get at something deep inside, you either have to peel off a few layers or make an

Robot surgeon outperforms human colleagues doing same procedure

It's another victory for the machines: a robotic surgical system outperformed humans and robot-assisted human operators in a soft-tissue procedure, bringing us that much closer to automated medical ca

Video: Japanese doctors use iPad during surgery

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/ipad_japan.jpg" /> As we all know by now, the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/ipad">iPad</a> can be used in many ways, and we kno

U.S. bionic eye recently tested successfully in Europe

I bet we’ll start to see more and more of these types of stories in the next two to three years. Apparently two British men have received successful eye operations that have restored their sight

Pointifying your ears enhances attractiveness, music?

Looking for a little extra attention from Mom and Dad? Dr. Lajos Nagy, plastic surgeon to the stars dorks, performs pointy-ear plastic surgery to "not only enhance the attractiveness of the face,

Technology Marches Forth: Better Breasts on the Horizon

Dear All the Strippers I’ve Paid Before: I’m sorry, but I’m not a boob guy. I’m thinking maybe i’m not into your boobs, that I’m a butt guy. Now I’m not sayin

Dude Gets Thumb Surgery For iPhone, Totally Fake

When I first read about Thomas Martel, I thought he was the biggest moron on the place of the planet and many of you agreed. Maybe he was doing it for the publicity or maybe he really needed to have t

Dude Gets Thumb Surgery For iPhone

This is about the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard of. Some dude named Thomas Martel got thumb surgery so that it’d be easier for him to use his iPhone. Now although Tom could argue that he&#