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Robots Could Be Used To Wear Flesh To Help With Transplants

03/06/2017, Science and medicine have advanced to a point where we could soon be growing transplants, which means that waiting around for a donor could become a thing of the past in the future. However growing a transplants versus harvesting it from a human body are...

Panasonic’s New Camera Tech Can ‘Read’ Your Heart Rate

02/28/2017, When it comes to measuring heart rate, usually the person getting measured will be required to wear some kind of attachment to their body. Whether it be more specialized equipment you find at hospitals, or a smartwatch that comes with a heart rate...

IBM’s Watson Can Now Be Used To Diagnose Heart Disease

02/22/2017, Because we are human, we aren’t perfect which means that sometimes in the medical profession, humans can overlook certain signs that could be a symptom of a larger problem. However thankfully with the advancement of AI and technology, perhaps missing...

Researchers Develop A ‘Soft Robot’ That Helps Your Heart Beat

01/19/2017, We’ve seen how robots can be used in factories to automate tasks and lift heavy objects. We’ve also seen how it can be used to help humans move parts of their bodies that they can’t. We’ve also seen robots being used to educate kids on coding, so...

Scientists Use Salmonella To Treat Brain Tumors

01/11/2017, Science is amazing because sometimes what was previously thought to be dangerous or bad can be turned into something useful or good. Take salmonella for example, a bacterial disease that is typically associated with eating undercooked or raw food such as...

FDA Warns That Some Pacemakers Can Be Hacked

01/09/2017, As our gadgets become increasingly connected, it does help make things more convenient, but at the same time it also means that there are more things in our lives that can be hacked. While a hacked smart thermostat might be considered annoying, a hacked...

TempTraq Delivers A Wearable Bluetooth Body Temperature Patch

01/06/2017, [CES 2017] TempTraq knows just how anxious parents can get when their little one is down with a fever, and might continue to fidget and fret through the night. Thankfully, technology has certainly made life a whole lot more convenient and easier over the...

BACtrack Skyn Lets Your Apple Watch Detect How Drunk You Are

01/05/2017, [CES 2017] BACtrack is a company that some of you guys might be familiar with as they are the ones who make portable breathalyzer devices. This is ideal if you’re going out for drinks and you want to find out if you’re within the legal limits of...

ReNu Is A ‘Stress Intervention Technology’ Kit

01/04/2017, [CES 2017] There are a lot of things that can stress us out, whether it be a deadline that we’re rushing, relationship problems, issues at work, upcoming exams, and so on. There are plenty of ways to relax, but if you’re looking for a hi-tech...

Bill & Melinda Gates Back Implant To Prevent HIV Infection

01/02/2017, While Bill Gates might be known as being one of Microsoft’s co-founders, over the years he has slowly transitioned away from that image to being that of a humanitarian. Some of his efforts in the past have included solar-powered toilets and a machine...

Device Analyzes Your Breath To Check For Diseases

12/29/2016, As it stands the smell of your breath can be quite telling about your health, or at least certain aspects of your health. However in the future, it seems that tests for lung cancer and Parkinson’s disease could be easily determined and detected using...

Drones To Be Used To Deliver Blood In Tanzania

12/29/2016, Given that drones are more nimble than a plane or helicopter in some situations, and aren’t subject to the same traffic congestions that a car or motorbike might face, it is understandable that some have envisioned how drones could potentially be used...

Researchers Use Nanodiscs To Create Customized Cancer Treatments

12/27/2016, When you’re sick and you go to the doctor or purchase over the counter medicine, for the most part they’re quite generalized meaning that they tend to work for almost everyone. However sometimes what works well for someone might not be quite as...

Doctors Looking To Crowdfund Apple Watch App That Detects Falls

12/15/2016, One of the chief concerns about the elderly living at home alone is that if they slip and fall, like in the shower, they might be too hurt to get up to call for help. This is the problem that a trauma surgeon and ER doctor are hoping to solve with an app...