Scientists in Australia are set to begin trials of a new fully implantable bionic eye system that's expected to give patients vision several times better than current vision restoration technologies. This could restore vision to millions worldwide.
The ability to walk has been restored following a spinal cord injury, using one's own brain power, according to research. The preliminary proof-of-concept study shows that it is possible to use direct brain control to get a person's legs to walk again.
When You Move House, Your Microbial Aura Moves Too
Our bodies are home to trillions of microbes, which outnumber our own cells by at least a factor of three. They and the genes they contain are collectively known as the microbiome, and they influence our lives, health, minds, and more. But the microbiome isn’t confined to our skins. It extends into the world around us.