Monthly Archives: October 2013
In keeping with the theme of last week’s blog on new and innovative high tech platforms, I came across an article entitled Darth Vader eat your heart out: Researcher Controls a Colleague’s Hand by Channelling His Brain Signals Through the INTERNET written by Ellie Zolfagharifard (2013), which certainly highlights the sci-fi techno-fantasy of potentially finding cures to some of the […]
3D Bioprinting — Is It Avante Guard Star Wars Technology, or Another Way to Transform Into Super-Beings?
Remember when Luke Skywalker lost his right hand when battling Darth Vader in Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980), or more importantly the part in the film where he walks out of the infirmary with a brand new hand in no-time flat? As I was trying to quench my thirst for academic nirvana, I came across several articles about 3D bioprinting and […]