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Tissue Engineering Gets A New Approach

02/26/2015, The wonders of medical science certainly does not cease to amaze. This time around, we have received word that there is a team of researchers who happen to hail from Italy, Israel and the United Kingdom, and they have worked together, achieving success...

Breathalyzer Could Be Used To Screen For Lung Cancer

02/23/2015, Most of the time, we would associate a breathalyzer with something that the authorities, especially police, would use in order to keep tabs on drivers who have been ordered to pull over, to ascertain whether they are driving with alcohol in their blood...

Fish Skin Bandages Could Be Used To Heal Flesh Wounds

02/20/2015, While many of us do happen to like the idea of digging into some freshly grilled fish, I think that there will be a change in one’s perception when it comes to using fish parts as a fashion statement. Well, here is another idea that might not go down...

Nintendo President Reiterates Commitment To Their Health Initiative

02/11/2015, Last year Nintendo revealed that they had plans to enter the health sector, but so far we have yet to hear or see any developments from the company. Does this mean that Nintendo’s health initiative has been canned or maybe put on the back burner for...

Apple Watch To Come With Third-Party Glucose Tracking App At Launch

02/10/2015, Early last year while the Apple Watch was still a rumor, we had heard reports that glucose monitoring was a feature that might not make it onto the device. The Apple Watch was launched later in the year and there was no mention of that particular feature...

Apple’s HealthKit Is Starting To See More Adoption In Hospitals

02/05/2015, When Apple announced iOS 8 last year, they also announced their new HealthKit framework which basically allowed fitness apps and devices to collect and store your biometrics, which in turn could be accessed via the Health app and displayed all within a...

Handroid Gives Former Royal Marine A New Lease Of Life

02/02/2015, It looks like Plymouth firm Advanced Control Research (ACR) over in the UK has literally lent a helping hand to paralysed former Royal Marine Dominic Lovett. Lovett, who is 27 years old this year, is partially paralyzed due to an accident, and he has been...

First Operation In England Performed By A Surgical Robot

01/29/2015, It does look as though robots are starting to help mankind out in many more practical ways than previously thought imaginable – while they are more or less indispensable in this day and age where the production line at factories are concerned,...

Small Robots Could Steal DNA Samples From Targets

01/22/2015, Now this particular report can be chilling – it does sound as though it hails from the bowels of some science fiction novel, but Harvard professors have issued a warning that ‘privacy is dead’, making predictions that robots as small as...

Angry Tweets Could Increase Risk Of Heart Disease

01/22/2015, Being angry is good – if you know how to channel the anger properly, and be able to come up with the appropriate response to this feeling. However, for most of us who are unable to control our emotions properly, being angry can be detrimental to our...

Samsung Working On An Early Stroke Detection Wearable

01/22/2015, There are wearables that can measure all sorts of activities, like the distance we’ve run, the number of steps we’ve taken, the amount of calories burnt, our heart rate, and etc. However what about wearables that have the potential to detect if you...

Nanobot Micromotors Can Deliver Payload In Living Creatures

01/21/2015, It looks as though a world’s first has been achieved by researchers over at the University of California, San Diego. We are looking at artificial, microscopic machines which have the ability to travel within a living creature, and the function of these...

Tongue Mapping Could Help Deaf “Hear”

01/19/2015, The blind are able to “read” thanks to an innovative system which was developed by Louis Braille all those years ago, and his system has remained largely in place even until now so that the visually impaired will be able to escape and lose themselves...

Playing Rock Band With Others Could Increase Empathy Levels

01/18/2015, It seems that the world does not have that much empathy to go around these days, and the question that begs to be asked is this – is there a solution to this dilemma? It seems that the journal Current Biology has published a story on how to solve...