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Japanese Firm Develops Bionic Arm That Connects To Your Smartphone

03/23/2015, Nowadays our smartphone acts like a hub for other gadgets and accessories, such as wireless headsets, a remote camera control for certain camera models that have WiFi and accompanying apps, smartwatches and fitness bands where our smartphone notifications...

Robotic Hand Could Help With Stroke Patient Rehabilitation

03/23/2015, Stroke patients vary in terms of their recovery progress, where some of them are able to regain their usual mobility without missing a beat in no time at all, while others remain bedridden for the longest time, losing all hope of ever returning to their...

Google Files Patent For A Wearable That Can Kill Cancer

03/22/2015, While Google might be known as a company that helps users search the internet, check their emails, connect with friends, and so on, the company has dived into other areas that might not necessarily be particularly mainstream. Last year it was revealed...

Sanitizable Tablet Launched By Google In The Fight Against Ebola

03/20/2015, If you were to think about what some of the dirtiest surfaces you might have come in contact with, you may or may not be surprised to learn that it is actually your mobile device, like your smartphone or even your tablet. So imagine if you’re a doctor...

Iron Man Helps Deliver A Bionic Arm To A 7-Year Old

03/12/2015, We’re sure that many of us would love to own one of Iron Man’s robotic suits, or at least take it out for a spin at least once, but given that it’s just comic book fantasy, chances of that happening are pretty slim, but not for a 7-year old boy by...

Tissue Engineering Gets A New Approach

02/26/2015, The wonders of medical science certainly does not cease to amaze. This time around, we have received word that there is a team of researchers who happen to hail from Italy, Israel and the United Kingdom, and they have worked together, achieving success...

Breathalyzer Could Be Used To Screen For Lung Cancer

02/23/2015, Most of the time, we would associate a breathalyzer with something that the authorities, especially police, would use in order to keep tabs on drivers who have been ordered to pull over, to ascertain whether they are driving with alcohol in their blood...

Fish Skin Bandages Could Be Used To Heal Flesh Wounds

02/20/2015, While many of us do happen to like the idea of digging into some freshly grilled fish, I think that there will be a change in one’s perception when it comes to using fish parts as a fashion statement. Well, here is another idea that might not go down...

Nintendo President Reiterates Commitment To Their Health Initiative

02/11/2015, Last year Nintendo revealed that they had plans to enter the health sector, but so far we have yet to hear or see any developments from the company. Does this mean that Nintendo’s health initiative has been canned or maybe put on the back burner for...

Apple Watch To Come With Third-Party Glucose Tracking App At Launch

02/10/2015, Early last year while the Apple Watch was still a rumor, we had heard reports that glucose monitoring was a feature that might not make it onto the device. The Apple Watch was launched later in the year and there was no mention of that particular feature...

Apple’s HealthKit Is Starting To See More Adoption In Hospitals

02/05/2015, When Apple announced iOS 8 last year, they also announced their new HealthKit framework which basically allowed fitness apps and devices to collect and store your biometrics, which in turn could be accessed via the Health app and displayed all within a...

Handroid Gives Former Royal Marine A New Lease Of Life

02/02/2015, It looks like Plymouth firm Advanced Control Research (ACR) over in the UK has literally lent a helping hand to paralysed former Royal Marine Dominic Lovett. Lovett, who is 27 years old this year, is partially paralyzed due to an accident, and he has been...

First Operation In England Performed By A Surgical Robot

01/29/2015, It does look as though robots are starting to help mankind out in many more practical ways than previously thought imaginable – while they are more or less indispensable in this day and age where the production line at factories are concerned,...