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12-Year Old Creates Robot To Help Combat Malaria

10/15/2014, We’ve all swatted the occasional mosquito, and for the most part they tend to be pretty annoying, but there is also a chance that they could be deadly. They can spread diseases like malaria and dengue, the former apparently kills about 627,000 people...

Fujitsu Image Sensor Recognizes Patient Status Via Image Sensor

10/08/2014, [CEATEC 2014] There is nothing quite like having technology do its bit for society and the world at large. Fujitsu has had its fair share of innovations over at this year’s edition of CEATEC, and one of the technologies developed could prove to be...

15 Year Old Teen Creates Wearable Sensor To Address Alzheimer’s

10/08/2014, When faced with the shock of police who escorted his grandfather, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, home wearing his pajamas, Kenneth Shinozuka decided to do something about it, and sure enough he did. The 15 year old has created a device that...

Basis Peak Health Watch Powered By Intel

09/30/2014, Earlier this year, we managed to catch a glimpse of the Basis B1 wearable device that featured advanced sleep analysis – and it might seem to be a pretty difficult act to follow up. However, that is not quite the case, as here we are with the Basis...

Bellabeat Offers Tracking Devices For Mothers

09/30/2014, Expectant mothers have this particular glow around them, which is a good thing, of course. After all, a happy and joyous mother would more often than not experience an easy pregnancy, and it also bodes well for baby within. Bellabeat has lined up a trio...

Pulley System Incorporated In Bionic Arm

09/29/2014, When it comes to the Six Million Dollar Man fictional character that we have come to know of in the past, that was a huge sum of money back then – and pretty believable too, at least for a starry eyed 7 year old. However, the constant threat of...

Mantis Shrimps ‘See’ Cancer, Is Inspiration For New Camera

09/29/2014, Nature is truly an inspiration for budding scientists everywhere – otherwise, how else would ordinary man get the inspiration to actually take to the skies in the past, so much so that we have been living in the jet age for quite the longest time...

Exoskeleton Helps Paralyzed Rat To Walk Again

09/28/2014, Humans have exoskeletons to help us carry some really heavy stuff around, as well as perhaps help the paralyzed to walk again. How about animals? Well, this is one animal testing procedure that we hope will succeed to so that similar technology can be...

EEG Electrode Face Mask Charts Brain Activity

09/25/2014, Electroencephalography, otherwise known as EEG, happens to be one of the better known methods when it comes to assessing one’s brain function. However, applying the electrodes onto the scalp and to have it function accurately is not exactly as easy as...

Xiaomi Delivers Blood Pressure Monitor Device

09/24/2014, When we talk about a company like Xiaomi, more often than not we would think of a company from China that rolls out smartphones. Having said that, it is interesting to note that Xiaomi intends to take the plunge into the health gadget sector, having...

Aurora Helps The Blind To Get Around

09/22/2014, If you ask me, there is nothing better than to have a lovely guide dog help the blind around. Not only does it offer companionship, it also doubles up as a blind person’s security guard in certain situations. Well, what happens when you are not exactly...

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...