A 12-year-old boy suffering from bone cancer has become the first recipient of 3D-printed artificial vertebra replacement. The five-hour surgery was performed at Peking University in China where the boy is still recovering.
Researchers in the United States are developing technology that will enable screens to adjust to a users vision. By combining algorithms that finely tune light with a pinhole film that bends it, the scientists hope the screens could make eye glasses and contact lenses...
A 21-year-old Chinese national living in Japan has attracted widespread interest with provocative paintings displayed on human bodies.
UK-based Malloy Aeronautics is preparing to test a manned quadcopter capable of out-manouvering a helicopter and presenting a new paradigm for aerial vehicles. A 1/3-sized scale model is already gaining popularity with enthusiasts around the world.
Boston is installing solar powered ''smart'' benches in its public spaces. The design team behind the ''Soofa'' say it's the bench of the future, giving park goers a comfortable seating area that doubles as a mobile phone charger.