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NOSE Allows You To “Breathe” Out Morse Code Messages

09/16/2014, Talk to the hand, cause the face – it ain’t listenin’. Now that is a pretty bad ass way of trying to look and sound cool in one’s juvenile years, although a slight variation of the above would see the replacement of the word ‘hand’ with...

BlindShell: Making Android Better For The Blind

09/11/2014, A great deal is often made about “User Interface” in the tech world, but to date, much of that discussion is focused on how things look. All well and good, except if you’re blind or visually impaired. (Note that “Blind” is a medical term...

Soft Exosuit Gains $3 Funding From DARPA

09/11/2014, Wyss Institute has managed to snag a cool $3 million funding from the folks over at DARPA in order to develop their unique Soft Exosuit even further. Just what is the Soft Exosuit all about? Well, this is basically a biologically inspired smart suit which...

iRemember Is A Smart Pill Organizer

09/10/2014, As one gets older and older, our health would generally deteriorate as well, which would then require a certain level of medical care and expenses to boot. Such medical expenses can end up with a very high cost if the illness happens to be serious and...

Physicists Explore Possibility Of ‘Telepathy’

09/04/2014, Most of us would think that telepathy is the stuff of science fiction, and are meant more to be part of comic book folklore such as the most powerful telepath in the world, Professor Xavier of the X-Men fame. Well, truth can be stranger than fiction at...

New Robotic Dog Simulation Center To Train Up And Coming Vets

09/03/2014, Four years ago, the world’s first robotic dog simulator was revealed to the pleasant surprise for many up and coming vets, as it allowed one to actually work with what looks as close to the real deal as possible. Well, since then, work has been done...

Implant Could Stop Seizures During Sleep

09/02/2014, We have seen how useful implants can be to alleviate and manage certain medical conditions in the past, including this one that is capable of controlling high blood pressure without the need for any kind of drugs. Well, here is a word on a new kind of...

Implants That Helps With Self-Healing Factor

08/29/2014, The X-Men is a hugely successful comic book franchise, and one of the beloved characters would be Wolverine. Sporting a nigh indestructible adamantium skeleton and a healing factor that is the envy of many, will we humans ever be able to obtain such a...

Kinect To Be Used For Telemedicine And Treatment Of Parkinson’s

08/27/2014, While the Kinect accessory might have been designed for gaming in mind, many other industries, such as the medical industry, have found use for it. Well in the latest development, Microsoft has recent posted on its Health Blog that they believe that the...

Eye Implant Might Open Door To More Effective Glaucoma Treatments

08/26/2014, We have seen our fair share of implants in the past, where a brain stem implant could actually help a boy hear, and here we are with research done on a small eye implant that was developed Stanford, where it will eventually allow patients to actually take...

Evermind Lets You Remotely Monitor An Ill Relative

08/21/2014, Getting the proper medical help and assistance can prove to be time consuming, not to mention expensive, in the long run, especially when a caregiver is concerned. Still, there are times in life when one is unable to move away from a current situation and...

Violinist Assists Surgeons In Brain Surgery By Playing Instrument

08/15/2014, As far as we have come in terms of medical science over the years, the field of brain surgery still has plenty of undiscovered “territory”, so to speak. After all, who can really tell how the human brain works exactly, right down to the most minute of...