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“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today allowed marketing of the DEKA Arm System, the first prosthetic arm that can perform multiple, simultaneous powered movements controlled by electrical signals from electromyogram (EMG) electrodes,” according to an FDA News Release. “EMG...
“Genome pioneer J. Craig Venter is teaming up with a unit of United Therapeutics Corp to develop pig lungs that have been genetically altered to be compatible with humans, a feat that, if successful, could address the urgent need for transplant organs for people with end-stage lung disease,”...
Proteins and growth factors in the blood of young mammals may be able to help reverse the aging process in older mammals, The New York Times reports. The finding is based on two studies, both of which found that exposing old mice to the blood supply of young mice can help reverse neurological aging. The...