From growing blood vessels in labs to applying advanced nanotechnology to cancer testing, here are some emerging technologies that could have a big impact on medicine in coming years.
Disruption – Medical 3D printing, otherwise known as bioprinting, was once an ambitious pipe dream. However, time and investment eventually made it a reality. Now, 3D printers are helping pharmaceutical companies to create more specific drugs, enabling the rapid production of medical implants, and changing the way that doctors and surgeons plan procedures. […]
(Time) – The future of health care in the U.S. is far from settled, but how people receive it now is also undergoing a revolution. […]
The first placenta-on-a-chip can fully model the transport of nutrients between mother and fetus. The flash-drive-sized device contains two layers of human cells that model the interface. Microfluidic channels on either side of those layers […]