Patients with macular degeneration and other retinal diseases could soon be helped by a new retinal implant developed by Stanford University researchers. The implant is smaller and offers vision five times better than existing devices.
A device that can be implanted in the brain of patients suffering Alzheimer’s disease or traumatic brain injuries holds the possibility of restoring their memories.
A Massachusetts company is rethinking the future of contraception with a tiny chip that can be implanted under a woman’s skin.
Implanted medicine is a hot field, aiming to help patients better stick to their meds and to deliver those drugs straight to the body part that needs them.
This year’s NewSpace conference at NASA Ames Research Center offered hints at where the space agency and the private sector are headed now that the space shuttle program has ended.