In the near future, you may monitor your health and diagnose illness – all by swallowing a biosensor. Prof. Ben Terry of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, describes this technology, which may sound like science fiction to many.
More bioengineers are taking a serious look at how virtual and augmented reality tools, like Microsoft's HoloLens can expand their design capabilities, especially for medical imaging and computation, simulations, and implants and devices.
Prosthetics are moving beyond simple mechanical functions and are becoming part of the human body itself.
A new exoskeleton spine brace promises to offer children and teens with scoliosis more mobility and comfort than traditional braces.