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Polymer implants could help heal brain injuries

Polymer implants could help heal brain injuries | Longevity science | Scoop.it

Using implants made from porous biocompatible materials, scientists have recently been successful in regrowing things such as teeth, tendons and heart tissue, plus bone and cartilage. The materials act as a sort of nanoscale three-dimensional scaffolding, to which lab-cultivated cells can be added, or that the recipient’s own cells can colonize.

 

Now, a Spanish research team has used the same principle to grow new brain tissue – the technique could ultimately be used to treat victims of brain injuries or strokes.

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9 Implants that make human healthy body even more useful | TechFlesh- News, Gadgets, Innovations, Tips

9 Implants that make human healthy body even more useful | TechFlesh- News, Gadgets, Innovations, Tips | Longevity science | Scoop.it

Technology is developing to more fully harness the human body. One day soon, we will be able to generate energy and keep better tabs on our health... before disease strikes. In fact, some amazing implants already exist today.

 

Here's a list of 9 ways you can modify your body to be even more useful, from bionic implants to portable power generators.

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Practical transhumanism: five living cyborgs (Wired UK)

Practical transhumanism: five living cyborgs (Wired UK) | Longevity science | Scoop.it
The term "cyborg" literally means "cybernetic organism" -- a being constructed of both mechanical and organic material.

 

Wired.co.uk celebrates Transhuman Week by exploring five examples of human beings who, today, would qualify as living cyborgs.

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