Biomedical engineering researcher Vivian Mushahwar is developing spinal implants that could one day restore the ability to stand and walk in patients with paralysis.
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The health of cells is maintained, in part, by two types of movement of their nucleoli, a team of scientists has found.This dual motion within surrounding fluid, it reports, adds to our understanding of what contributes to healthy cellular function and points to how its disruption could affect human health.
Self transforming robots can self-assemble to form various structures with applications including inspection. These swarms of simple, interacting robots have the potential to unlock stealthy abilities for accomplishing complex tasks.