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Body Architecture: How can technology transform the human body?

This is an eccentric, yet stunning show by TED Fellow Lucy McRae. She is a body architect who works on the ways to merge biology and technology in our own bodies.

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Biomedical Innovation: The First Universal Anesthesia Machine (UAM)

What happens if you are in surgery and the power goes out? No lights, no oxygen — and your anesthesia stops flowing. Well, UAM is a solution, here’s a demo …

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How To Treat Blindness Using a Prosthetic Eye?

A very interesting talk by Neuroscientist Sheila Nirenberg at TEDMED to create sight in people with certain kinds of blindness: by hooking into the optic nerve and sending signals from a camera direct to the brain.

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A Low-cost Infant Warmer for Developing Nations

Around 20 million low birth weight and premature babies are born each year, and almost 450 of them die every hour. Did you get a heartache ? Stanford graduates have invented a Low-cost Embrace Infant Warmer. Lets explore this innovation…

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How to Communicate with Physically-challenged using Eyebrows ?

Today, I just became a fan of a 20 y-o-inventor Apurv Mishra, after reading about his accomplishments. His biomedical invention Glabenator provides an alternative way for physically-challenged and quadriplegic individuals to communicate by using the basic movements of of 2 muscles in the forehead.

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How To Print a Transplantable Kidney using Living Cells ? [VIDEO]

Here is a groundbreaking biomedical talk on Printing a Human Kidney at TED Conference by Dr. Anthony Atala. He demonstrates a nascent tissue engineering experiment that has the ability to solve the organ-donor problem..

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