FIPEL lights could replace LEDs

The lighting, based on field-induced polymer electroluminescent (FIPEL) technology, also gives off a soft, white light, rather than the yellowish tone of fluorescents or LEDs' bluish tinge.

3D printer produces artificial cartilage

A new hybrid printer can print out cartilage for implantation into victims of sporting and other injuries, say its developers.

Scientists use ink-jet head to print out new skin

Scientists at the Wake Forest Center for Regenerative Medicine have created a way of - literally - printing skin cells onto burn wounds.

Team tests brain cancer vaccine

A medical team believes it's developed an effective vaccine against the most common type of brain cancer, and is about to try it out on human subjects.