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Study Uses StarCraft 2 To Prove The Effects Of Aging

04/11/2014, We all know how old we are and for those of us who are in their 50s or 60s, well it’s safe to say that you’re energy levels, reaction times, and strength might not be what it used to be compared to when you were in your teens, early 20s, or 30s. In...

Disabled Sea Turtle Gets Artificial Fin To Move Around

04/11/2014, Freedom, an endangered green sea turtle, does not really live up to his name, since he lost his left flippers four years back when he got all tangled up in a fishing net. At a rescue center that is located north of Tel Aviv, Freedom managed to cross fins...

Have Body Heat, Will Charge Phone

04/11/2014, I am quite sure that many of us are well acquainted with the fact that heat happens to be one of the main methods used to generate electrical power, but have you actually looked at your body heat being used to indulge in a useful endeavor? Professor Jo...

Spinal Implant Allows Paralyzed Men To Move

04/08/2014, There is nothing quite like advances in modern medical technology that brings about what could be deem as miraculous. Take these four men for example, where they are all paralyzed from the chest down for over two years. Not only that, their situation is...

Video Game Controller Knows How You Feel

04/08/2014, Just when you were wondering about the next evolution of video game controllers, along comes engineers over at Stanford University who have come up with a modified video game controller which is capable of actually reading a player’s emotions, and then...

Wilson Smart Basketball Keeps Track Of Players On Court

04/07/2014, The world of sports, too, have taken large strides thanks to the wonders of modern day technology. Take tennis for instance – the HawkEye cam has proven to be quite a revelation, especially when it comes to tight line calls, which makes one wonder...

Porton Man Robot Mannequin Is A Crash Test Dummy for The Military

04/07/2014, Technology has certainly moved by leaps and bounds over the years, so much so that tests need not involve humans any more, as robots are able to do the trick. Take the Porton Man robot mannequin for example – this robot is capable of running,...

Threes Playing Robot Outdoes Human Opponents

04/06/2014, The tables have been turned – once in a legend, there was a man known as John Henry, who wanted to prove that humans are better than machines by besting a steam powered hammer. This time around, we have a machine that intends to prove it is better...

Human-To-Dolphin Language Translator Being Researched Upon

04/02/2014, Dolphins are some of the smarter animals out there in the ocean, and they have been trained by military experts to help locate mines in the past. Would it be possible to communicate with dolphins in an even more intimate manner, through the use of...

Glow In The Dark Trees Could Brighten Cities At Night

04/01/2014, Going green does seem to feature heavily on many peoples’ minds these days, and it is a legitimate issue to pursue considering how we need to work in making sure that there is still an earth left for the next generation to live in. Having said that,...

Smart Patch Could Monitor And Treat Parkinson’s Disease

04/01/2014, The use of patches in medicine is far from a new idea, where it has been implemented in the past such as this flu vaccine with varying degrees of success, depending on the kind of disease or ailment that treats. Scientists at Seoul National University...

SensiMAT Will Hopefully Prevent Pressure Ulcers

03/31/2014, I am quite sure that caregivers and wheelchair users alike will be able to tell you what a problem pressure sores can be, especially when these tend to lead to infection. Just what can technology do in order to help out in such a situation? A team at the...

Fluorescent Sensor Detects Presence Of Date Rape Drug

03/28/2014, “Date rape” drugs have gained notoriety for being difficult to detect, so it pays dividends to be extra careful when you go out for some drinks with newfound friends. Who knows what are the kind of stuff that they put in your drink when you go to the...