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medical world sees another example of science fiction coming true. Scientists have revealed "breakthrough technology" that repaired cells and organs in mice and pigs with 90 per cent success rate. Researchers at Ohio State University in USA have developed device barely centimeter wide that is full of tiny microchips called nanochips. new device is a pad that is placed on skin. It initiates process of repairing damaged organs and healing serious wounds. nanochips "reprogramme" damaged cells to restore them to their functional state. Researcher Dr Chandan Sen said: "With this technology, we can convert skin cells into elements of any organ with just one touch."

new technology is called tissue nano-transfection (TNT). It is non-invasive procedure, which means surgeons do not have to cut body. It works by placing pad of nanochips over damaged area of body. small electric current then injects DNA into the skin's cells in less than second. This transforms cells into building blocks that then regenerate any nearby damaged tissue, such as skin, arteries, or even organs like liver, lungs and heart. Researchers say it could replace need for patients needing reconstructive surgery and revitalize organs that are prematurely aging. It could even help repair brain. Testing will begin on humans next year.

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