implants

Will There Ever Be New Colours That We Can See?

When brain chips break big, and commercial tech giants start sifting our thoughts and swapping cherished memories for subscription wine box ads, there will be plenty of reasons to be sceptical. But if this future is inevitable, we might as well dwell on the good stuff. New colours, for instance:…

There’s A Cochlear Implant Made For Your iPhone Now

If you have any kind of hearing loss, you’ll know how frustrating it can be to live in a world engineered towards people with full hearing — including using your smartphone. There’s a new hearing aid implant made by Aussie pioneers Cochlear that connects to your iPhone, giving you full…

FDA Approves First Implant To Treat Opioid Addiction

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Probuphine, the first implantable drug for the treatment of opioid dependence. It’s a welcome development at a time when scores of Americans are addicted to painkillers such as OxyContin and Vicodin.