Biotechnology & Biomedical

Bionic Eye Gets a New Lease of Life

The future of an innovative retinal implant and dozens of its users just got brighter, after Science, a bioelectronics start-up run by Neuralink’s co-founder, Max Hodak, acquired Pixium’s technology at the last minute. Pixium Vision, whose Prima system to tackle vision loss is implanted in 47 people across Europe and…
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MRI Sheds Its Shielding and Superconducting Magnets

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has revolutionized healthcare by providing radiation-free, non-invasive 3-D medical images. However, MRI scanners often consume 25 kilowatts or more to power magnets producing magnetic fields up to 1.5 tesla. These requirements typically limits scanners’ use to specialized centers and departments in hospitals.A University of Hong Kong…
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