brain surgery

Brain Surgery Utilizes 3D Imaging

A new technological advancement in brain surgery comes to Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City.  Reporter Maddie Orton takes us into the operating room to see how one surgeon utilizes 3D imaging and augmented reality.  A warning, this story contains graphic images of the surgery process. Funding for this segment was provided by Levin Capital […]

SciTech Now 506

In this episode of SciTech Now, we look at a camouflaging Squid; research magnetic fields in rocks; go inside an operation for brain surgery; and predict weather patterns and disasters.

Brain surgery performed while patient is awake

Parkinson’s disease may present itself slowly, frequently starting with a slight tremor or a shake. In some cases, these symptoms can be so debilitating that patients find themselves unable to perform even the simplest of tasks. Reporter Briana Vannozzi meets a medical team employing innovative surgical techniques to combat the tremors robbing patients of their […]

SciTech Now Episode 209

In this episode of SciTech Now, the largest desalination plant in North America is making Tampa Bay water safer and cleaner; space architecture and engineering expert Madhu Thengavelu discusses building settlements on the Moon and Mars; brain surgery performed while awake helps mitigate symptoms of Parkinson’s disease; and the Financial Times reports on the one-atom […]