Building a Working Human Brain (TeK-THinK) Similar to the human genome project there is a collective effort to pull all of the brain research together from around the globe. By assembling all of this research and coordinating future research some great discoveries are likely to be just around the corner.

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Hair Replacement Surgery ( TeK-THinK) For years we have heard about the latest hair loss remedies and claims of being able to grow your hair back to cover your baldness. It is questionable whether any of of the potions actually worked but it seems that now we jump right to replacement surgery in which healthy […]

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Researchers at Brown University have developed a new device for assembling large tissues from living components could someday be used to build replacement human organs the way electronics are assembled today: with precise picking and placing of parts.    

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Bionic Eye or at least a wireless camera eye  ( Tek-THinK) When I was a kid one of my favorite shows was the bionic man and then later the bionic women. I seem to remember a bionic dog as well. Anyways, one of the enhancements of the 6 million dollar man ( this seems like […]

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Prosthetic Eye ( TeK-THinK)- Losing an eye must be a very traumatic event for anyone, not just due to the loss of 50% of your sight but also because of stigma attached to having a glass eye or wearing a ‘pirate like’ eye patch. For a women this must be much worse. 

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Tiny Camera’s ( TeK-THinK) – I would like to say that I have never had the pleasure of a full colonoscopy, but would not be true. The procedure is recommended for anyone over the age of 50 and luckily they put you under for it. The FDA has recently approved a micro camera technology and […]

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High Intensity Ultra Violet Robotic Virus Killer  ( Tek-THinK). A technology that has emerged in the last few years as an option to hand cleaning and disinfecting hospital rooms is the high intensity ultra violet lighting system. Cleaning by hand is tedious and relies on the dedication and attention of the worker. It also tends […]

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Cutting Edge Sensor Technology ( Tek-THink) As part of the XCHALLENGE for next generation sensor development, there is a company that is working on microsensors with a sense of smell. These will not just be a replacement for the nose or an appendage on a humanoid robot, rather these sensors will able to detect very […]

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Thought Control of a Robotic Arm Implant ( TeK-THink) – It certainly seems like the stuff of science fiction. A robotic arm implant that the patient can control with their mind just like their other limbs. That is the goal of a team of brilliant scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The […]

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Medical Breakthrough ( Tek-THink ) – Now science can harvest stem cells from your own eyes and restore your vision. This break through promises new sight to people blinded by burns. The harvested replacement eye parts are grown in a laboratory from the original stem cells. One person blind for 50 years had their vision […]

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