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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...

Glaucus Robot Can Be Inflated, Looks Soft And Squishy

03/26/2014, When we talk about robots, most of the time the images that come into one’s mind are those that hail from the likes of the Transformers, or perhaps even movies such as Pacific Rim and Real Steel. Well, aren’t robots supposed to be built that way...

Bionic Handling Assistant A Glimpse To A Doc Ock Future

03/24/2014, It was four years back that a certain German engineering firm known as Festo thought up of a concept for a robotic arm. This particular idea of theirs seemed to be an amalgamation of an iron snake, a mechanical claw, as well as a tentacle straight out of...

Make Music With Your Tattoo

03/20/2014, Tattoos have definitely gained traction in recent years as being a cool thing to have, never mind the painful route that one must take in order to get a tattoo in the first place (I know, some folks say that getting a tattoo is relatively painless, with...

Smart Tags Know If Food Or Medicine Is Not Fit For Consumption

03/18/2014, There is a very good reason why there is a “use by” date on our food and drinks – simply because food can turn bad, and that would not be too good for your tummy then. However, we humans love to be more efficient in the way we do things, which...

Infrared Vision On Contact Lenses Soon?

03/18/2014, Being on the cutting edge of technology is always interesting, and when it comes to contact lenses, we have seen our fair share of advancements made in this particular department before. For example, the iOptik from Innovega happens to be an augmented...

Robot Writer Publishes Earthquake Story On LA Times

03/18/2014, The world is full of firsts, and this time around, the Los Angeles Times happens to be the first newspaper in the world to publish a story concerning an earthquake which did send some TV anchors scurrying away, courtesy of a robot writer. This is made...

Bionic Plants Could Be Future Of Home Power

03/17/2014, Remember the scene from Iron Man 3, where Maya Hansen, the brains behind Extremis, actually had one of her plants blow up after being tampered with by Tony Stark’s bodyguard? Something like that might actually happen in the future with the latest...

Roboclams To Function As Smart Anchors

03/13/2014, Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, or so the saying goes, and when it comes to the realm of science, why reinvent the wheel when nature already provides us with the relevant examples of how to run things efficiently? Want to fly? Look to the...