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Someone Please Build This Woman a Webcam Eye

Someone Please Build This Woman a Webcam Eye

In 2005, Tanya Vlach lost an eye in a car accident and has since worn the prosthetic pictured above. While the artificial eye is “an excellent aesthetic replacement,” Tanya notes that she is “interested in capitalising on the current advancement of technology to enhance the abilities of my prosthesis for…

Artificial Skin Merges with Yours for Better Healing

Artificial Skin Merges with Yours for Better Healing

British biotech company Intercytex shows that its artificial skin might make painful grafts a thing of the past. Intercytex’s ICX-SKN is made out of fibrin–the same stuff your body uses to heal wounds–and fully integrates with test subjects’ skin in 28 days, leaving little behind to show for the damage….