bionics

Printable Functional ‘Bionic’ Ear Melds Electronics and Biology

“The design and implementation of bionic organs and devices that enhance human capabilities, known as cybernetics, has been an area of increasing scientific interest,” the researchers wrote in the article which appears in the scholarly journal Nano Letters. “This field has the potential to generate customized replacement parts for the human body, or even create organs containing capabilities beyond what human biology ordinarily provides.”

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130501193208.htm