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Bionic Eye Promises To Give Its Wearer Vision Better Than 20/20

05/22/2015, The future is here because according to Dr. Garth Webb, an optometrist from British Columbia, he claims to have invented a bionic eye that will give its wearer vision three times better than 20/20 and the good news is that it will last you an entire...

Air Ambulances Can Now Detect Internal Bleeding Automatically

05/20/2015, It looks like air ambulances will soon come armed with yet another interesting piece of technology – one system that can assist in the detection of serious cases of internal hemorrhaging. This is crucial and an important breakthrough, since such...

Bionic Foot Powered By The Brain

05/20/2015, When we see the kind of future technology shown in the world of Star Trek and Star Wars, it is jaw dropping to say the least, as we are well far away from such levels of achievement in the medical field at this point in time. Well, baby steps will need to...

Robot Inspired By Octopus Could End Up Performing Surgery

05/14/2015, Nature has long proven itself to be an extremely fertile ground when it comes to inspiring many inventions in the realm of science. For instance, this particular robot that was inspired by an octopus, where it boasts of delicate hand and arm movements...

Cellphone Camera Reveals Rare Form Of Cancer In A 2-Year Old

05/12/2015, While our smartphones aren’t exactly medical devices, from time to time they can surprise us in unexpected ways. Last year a woman who recorded a video selfie led to an early diagnosis of a ministroke, where thankfully its early detection led to her...

Study Finds That Too Much Artificial Light Can Make You Fat

05/12/2015, Due to the nature of work, there are many of us who spend hours in the office sitting under bright fluorescent lights. Now we know that sitting all day is bad for you, but as it turns out sitting under artificial lighting, like those in offices, malls,...

Medical Researchers Come Up With New Way Of Detecting Malware

05/08/2015, As our homes and devices become increasingly connected, it brings about a lot of convenience and efficiency, but at the same time it means that more devices are becoming susceptible to attacks from hackers. This is especially serious when you consider...

Implanted NFCs Could Be The Future

05/01/2015, Implants – these are extremely useful in helping prolong and improve the quality of life of someone. The thing is, they can prove to be rather costly. Some implants can control high blood pressure without the need for drugs, while others like brain...

DARPA Looks To Mechanize Human Brains

04/28/2015, The amalgamation of man and machine – isn’t this the utopian life, where one will be able to have that emotional connection, and yet make all the logical choices, not to mention not having to go through degenerative brain diseases that would...

Samsung Helps Develop App That Slows Down Alzheimer’s Side Effects

04/27/2015, Alzheimer’s disease is where the memories of the person is slowly destroyed over time along with other important mental functions, and while a cure for the disease is still being worked on, Samsung hopes to do its part by trying to slow its side effects...

Chinese Scientists Develop First Genetically Edited Human Embryo

04/23/2015, The science of giving birth to babies created through a genetically modified embryo is not a common phenomenon. In fact, scientists had avoided in experimenting under the field due to a slew of disagreements involving it being unethical in nature....

Heal Wants To Be The Uber For Doctors Making House Calls

04/20/2015, If you’re sick, chances are you might drop by the clinic or in more severe cases, the hospital. However wouldn’t it be better and easier if you could get a doctor to swing by your house or your location? Granted home visits aren’t anything new, but...