People Are Implanting Microchips Under Their Skin To Improve Their LivesMicrochip implants are a popular way to keep track of pets, but now some people are getting them implanted in hopes of improving their lives.
Stanford Researchers Develop Small Retinal Implant That Could Restore EyesightPatients 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.
Secretive Military Agency Develops Memory-Restoring Brain-Implant With Lawrence Livermore LabA 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.
Remote-Controlled Contraceptive Chip Can Deliver Birth Control For Up To 16 YearsA Massachusetts company is rethinking the future of contraception with a tiny chip that can be implanted under a woman's skin.
HeatlthWatch: Remote-Controlled Chip Delivers Drug PainlesslyImplanted 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.
Investors At NASA Conference See Earthly Riches In Space ResearchThis 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.