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Scientists Create Device That Turns Breath Into Words

08/31/2015, Imagine you are paralyzed, how would you communicate with others? Sure there are some methods available at the moment, but nothing quite beats the written or spoken language, right? The good news is that scientists are working towards that and have...

Successful Surgery Grants Man The World’s First Bionic Penis

08/25/2015, So we’ve seen a variety of bionic appendages in the past, like bionic eyes, bionic arms, and bionic feet, but what about our sexual reproductive organs? If it was possible to create bionic eyes, feet, and arms, surely a bionic penis wouldn’t be out of...

Digital Pens Could Help Spot Brain Problems Early

08/16/2015, For a while now, doctors have relied on tests where they get patients to draw objects like clocks to help diagnose if their brains might be have issues, such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s, as you can see in the drawings above. However by the time...

FDA Isn’t Happy About Pill Advertising Instagram Post

08/13/2015, Instagram is used to share photos of your travel, what you’ve eaten, what you’ve done, who you’ve met, and so on. It can also be used as advertising where popular Instagrammer advertise products they use so that their followers will see it. In some...

Artist Grows Ear On His Arm, Wants To Connect It To The Internet

08/12/2015, In case you were thinking that we were drunk when we wrote that title, we weren’t. According to a report from ABC News in Australia, this is the real deal. A professor at the Curtin University in Perth, Australia has literally grown an ear on his arm,...

This Wearable Helps Make It Easier For Women To Get Pregnant

08/05/2015, So you’re thinking about starting a family. There are lots of ways to go about it, but if the idea of adopting or having a surrogate does not appeal to you, there is the time tested method of just having regular sexual intercourse. However there is more...

FDA Approves The First 3D Printed Drug

08/03/2015, We’ve seen 3D printing being used to print medical tools such as casts. Recently 3D printing also allowed the creation of 3D models that allowed surgeons to practice brain procedures for children before actually doing it. However in what appears to be...

FDA Issues Warnings To Hospitals Over Hackable Drug Infusion Pumps

07/31/2015, Say your computer got hacked and you lose your files in the process. Sure, it sucks, but it’s not necessarily the end of the world. However imagine if you are hooked up to hospital equipment that’s in charge of pumping drugs into your system, or maybe...

Wize Mirror Keeps Tabs On Your Health

07/31/2015, Things around the home do seem to get smarter and smarter these days, and hence, it is far from surprising to hear that there is a new smart mirror in the pipeline that is known as the Wize Mirror. The Wize Mirror intends to play the role of a seasoned...

This Carpet Has Been Designed With Asthmatics In Mind

07/30/2015, One of the common triggers of asthma is dust mites. Dust mites are typically found in objects with textiles on them, such as soft toys, beds, beddings, and carpets, so if you have a child with asthma or if you’re an asthmatic, chances are you would want...

Drones Could Be Used To Carry Blood To Emergencies In The Future

07/30/2015, From the looks of things drones are going to have a major presence in our lives just a few years down the road whether we like it or not when the technological challenges are overcome and regulatory hurdles are cleared. Amazon is already calling for...

This 3D Printed Cast Could Be The Cast Of The Future

07/30/2015, If you’ve ever had the misfortune of wearing a cast, you will know that for the next couple of weeks, expect it to itch and smell terrible. This is because you won’t have access to the rest of your skin meaning it’d be near impossible to scratch...