By Molly Prichard

Laser Surgery

Laser surgery is used for corrective eye surgeries, cosmetic dermatology, or the removal of precancerous lesions.

Artificial Heart

Robert Jarvik is widely known as the inventor of the first successful permanent artificial heart which was first implanted in 1982.


In 1972 Paul Berg explained how to cut and paste DNA from a bacterium to virus.

Making Insulin

Insulin used to come from pigs and cattle.

Modern Telehealth

It enables doctors to share and access diagnostic images, video, and patient data.

Active Bionic Prosthesis

Technology that replicates the action of a person's tendons and muscle to mimic natural human body motion.

Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy

It is shown to delay the progression of AIDS and prolong the life of infected patients.