How scientists and technologists are rethinking and re-engineering the human form
A growing number of companies are developing assistive technologies to help disabled people walk—but these devices can distract from infrastructure changes that would make cities more disability-friendly.
Scientists want to develop electronic skin that could imbue prosthetics with the sense of touch.
Tattooing over scar tissue can be tricky, but it can help some people—like victims of severe burns—feel comfortable in their bodies again.
From stem cells to 3D-printed nipples, breast reconstruction is a highly technical and constantly evolving field.