Nuestro organismo está formado por un conjunto de células invisibles a simple vista. Se agrupan formando tejidos, y éstos a su vez, dan lugar a los órganos que son las piezas básicas de complejos sistemas con los que podemos respirar,...Seguir leyendo »
The operation was done at the University Medical Center (UMC) in Utrecht, the Netherlands, and was actually performed almost three months ago, but the results were announced publicly only after it was clear that the operation had been successful. The...Seguir leyendo »
The progressive lowering of technology prices is giving some hope regarding one of the great scourges inherited from the 20th century, when colonisation and decolonisation, followed by neo-colonialism, depleted half of the world. The scourge manifests itself in the form...Seguir leyendo »
It may sound like science fiction, but 3D printers are finding their way into the field of healthcare, and more specifically, transplants. In this case, there is a firm proposal to create a 3D printable heart within ten years or...Seguir leyendo »
At the Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, the surgical team of doctor Erie Austin recently carried out a complex operation that was prepared with a significant amount of help by a 3D MakerBot printer. The images from the medical...Seguir leyendo »
In western countries, it’s estimated that close to seven million people suffer from blindness or vision problems as a result of different diseases or injuries. Many of their hopes lie in devices that are being developed in the field of...Seguir leyendo »
Nanotechnology applications seem endless. Advances in nanotechnology could revolutionize the fields of medicine, computer science and even industrial food production.
When Nobel laureate Richard Feynman gave his famous informative talks on nanotechnology, no one expected that his visionary ideas would lead...Seguir leyendo »
The use of stem cells for medicinal purposes is closer than ever. Scientists from Hong Kong and Oxford have now managed to take a step further by isolating these cells from the brains of mice using magnetic nanoparticles.
One of medicine’s...Seguir leyendo »