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WEMU Epilepsy Detector Could Save Lives

08/13/2014, Those who go through fits of epilepsy do know how uncomfortable the feeling can be, not to mention the more serious cases being potentially life threatening, too. Well, a concerted effort by Bioserenity, a French medical device company, alongside a...

Researchers Want To Use iPhones To Help Fight Malaria In Indonesia

07/29/2014, Thanks to our smartphones these days being more powerful than ever, packed with different sensors and apps that can take advantage of the hardware, it is not surprising to find that apart from playing games and taking photos, our phones could be used for...

Woman Delivers Baby With Help Of An App

07/25/2014, “There’s an app for that”, or so the saying goes, and it could not ring any truer for Louisiana resident Andrea Johnson alongside her husband James, as the two of them managed to text message a doctor in order to find out how Andrea was going to...

HARKEN Project Could Help Save Lives On The Road

07/24/2014, As the world continues to move on with various kinds of smart devices and vehicles, incorporating sensors into everyday objects like a watch, so too, will all of these collected information be put to good use with the hope of saving lives. Researchers...

Zinger Electric Wheelchair Is Incredibly Light

07/23/2014, When it comes to wheelchairs, there has been advancements made in this particular department that help them get lighter and more mobile. However, electric wheelchairs which are easier to help ferry someone around who does not have too much upper body...

Scientists Successfully ‘Delete’ HIV Virus From Human Cells

07/22/2014, There is a first time for everything, but this particular achievement would definitely be of interest to many – it seems that scientists have managed to ‘delete’ the HIV virus from human cells, paving the way for a possible cure for HIV and AIDS...

Google’s Glucose Monitoring Contact Lens Will Be Made A Reality

07/15/2014, Earlier this year, Google unveiled a smart contact lens that had the ability to measure glucose levels. Why is this important? Well it allows wearers with diabetes to constantly measure their glucose levels throughout the day, with the results being sent...

11-year Old’s Nickel Allergy Attributed To The iPad

07/15/2014, The next time you find yourself with an uncomfortable rash, there is a chance that the rash could be the result of nickel allergy which could have come from using an iPad. This is according to a recently published paper by medical journal, Pediatrics, who...

Toshiba Wearable Sensor Arrives This September

07/09/2014, Toshiba is set to introduce a new wearable biological sensor which will be worn on your body, where it will see action in verification tests as well as evaluation. Called the “Silmee Bar type,” this wearable biological sensor will be sold to...

Computer Implant Could Help Restore Memories

07/08/2014, The human mind is a truly complicated creature, so much so that even until now, there is far less that we know about it compared to what we already do. Scientists over at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have worked to develop a small computer...

FingerReader Reads Aloud To The Blind

07/08/2014, The brainy folks over at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have done it yet again – having come up with an audio reading device which is meant to be worn on the index finger of someone who suffers from a certain degree of visual...

Chemical Scanner Might Influence Your Shopping Habits

07/03/2014, Being a savvy shopper does take plenty of time and effort these days, especially when new products are flooding the market more and more these days. Having said that, you would also want to eat healthy to remain healthy, and hence organic foodstuff,...

Researchers Create 3D Printed Working Blood Vessels

07/03/2014, There are endless possibilities with a 3D printer and yes it can also be used to print organs. However the problem with internal organs is that they tend to be very complex, with countless blood vessels required to be just in the right positions for the...