A “nano-robot” built entirely from DNA to explore…

Key idea: This highly innovative "nano-robot" should enable closer study of the mechanical forces applied at microscopic levels, which are crucial for many biological and pathological processes Original author and publication date: INSERM (Institut National…

Measuring the future of humanity for health

Key idea: Estimating the future is fraught with uncertainty. Time makes fools of all prophets. But the broad contours of humanity's destiny can be sketched, at least tentatively.  Original author and publication date: The Lancet…

Future tech could 3D print objects inside your…

Key idea: Instead of surgically placing medical implants, doctors may one day build them inside patients’ bodies thanks to direct sound printing — a new 3D-printing technique powered by sound waves.  Original author and publication…

The Human Brain Runs Way Hotter Than We…

Key idea: Some parts of the deep brain can get up to 40 °C (104 °F), a new study shows, though this varies by sex, time of day, and various other factors.  Original author and…

Robot Performs Soft Tissue Surgery with Minimal Human…

Key idea: Performance of robot exceeds expert surgeons in preclinical models. Original author and publication date: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering - April 20, 2022 Futurizonte Editor's Note: Robots outperform surgeons in preclinical…