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The US Experiences Its First Legal Drone Delivery

07/21/2015, A couple of years ago, Amazon unveiled their plans to use drones to make deliveries. It sounded like an idea with a lot of potential, until the FAA stepped in and poured cold water over it, although later they relented and agreed to let Amazon to conduct...

Scientists Deliver Drugs To The Brain Via Remote Control

07/19/2015, In the future, it seems that it might be possible for those suffering from depression, pain, epilepsy, or other neurological problems to have their medication delivered directly to their brain via remote control. This is thanks to the efforts of...

Girl Uses Sling Bow To Remove Tooth

07/08/2015, Some of us are more afraid of the dentist than to have death come knocking on our doors, but then again, the former is a negotiable factor in life, while the latter is just a matter of time. The thing is, if you do not take good care of your teeth right...

Experts: Tetris Might Reduce PTSD

07/08/2015, Hey, when you are at a loss, you would want to trust experts to be able to help you out, right? It seems that one who is suffering from a case of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) will be able to reduce the severity of it through the playing of...

Usound App Assists Hard Of Hearing In A Practical Manner

07/01/2015, It is said that there are approximately 360 million people around the world that suffer from hearing loss, at least to the World Health Organisation (WHO), and I am quite sure that WHO has done their homework in order to come up with such a figure. Not...

Tamper-Resistant Pill Dispenser For Patient’s Own Safety

06/29/2015, The older one gets, it is not a surprise to find out that parts of the body start to break down and not work as they were supposed to back in the vigor of your youth. Having said that, this would mean having the right kind of medication and supplements to...

Eargo Could Be The Hearing Aid Of The Future

06/26/2015, When it comes to hearing aids, a lot of them tend to be rather pricey, with an average pair going for about $4,200 in the US. This means that even though some people need them, they just can’t seem to afford them. However Eargo is hoping to change that...

Quell Is A Wearable That Will Help Relief Pain Sans Drugs

06/23/2015, Everyone suffers pain from time to time, whether it be stubbing your toe, banging your head against the cupboards, or from falling and spraining your ankle, basically pain comes in many shapes and forms and usually one of the ways to relief pain is by...

Smart Vision Lab’s SVOne iPhone Eye Exam Kit Only Costs $4,000

06/22/2015, It is hardly a secret that medical equipment is expensive. In fact the equipment need to conduct a proper eye exam can easily set you back a whopping $20-$40k, putting it well out of reach for smaller organizations or clinics. However a company by the...

BrainPort Lets The Blind “See” With Their Tongues

06/22/2015, Several years ago a device called the BrainPort was created and it was basically a device that allowed the blind to navigate the world using their tongue. The good news is that if you were wondering when the device would finally go on sale, you’re in...

Prototype Roboglove Helps Users With Weak Grips

06/21/2015, For those who are suffering with weak muscles, especially in the hand due to the effects of a stroke, ALS, or muscular dystrophy, performing simple tasks like picking up an object, gripping something in your hand, turning the doorknob, and more can be...

In Sweden When You Save A Life, You Get A Text

06/21/2015, Most people donate blood for altruistic reasons which is basically to save a life. By ensuring that blood banks are always stocked with all sorts of blood types, hospitals will be able to save the lives of patients who desperately need a blood...

Those Cat Videos You Watch Might Be Good For Your Mental Health

06/18/2015, We’re sure on more than one occasion you have probably watched a cat video on Facebook or YouTube. Those videos might be inane but for some reason they are entertaining and usually make you feel pretty good towards the end. Well if your friends or...