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Doctors In The UK Encourage Smokers To Use E-Cigarettes

04/28/2016, There is a lot of debate over whether or not e-cigarettes are safe to be used. There have been studies and reports written up that argue both sides, but it seems that over in the UK, doctors are actually siding with the e-cigarette industry in that...

Students Create Gloves That Translates Sign Language Into Speech

04/26/2016, Unless you understand sign language, watching someone sign to you will pretty much mean nothing, which can be frustrating for those who have no choice but to use it as their main method of communications, but until learning sign language becomes mandatory...

F-16 Used To Save The Life Of A Dying Patient

04/22/2016, What happens when your patient is dying but you don’t have the equipment that you need to save them? In cases where it’s not an emergency, sometimes doctors might transfer patients to another hospital who might have the equipment, or maybe they can...

Heavy Smartphone Usage Could Cause Children To Go Cross-Eyed

04/22/2016, There are various superstitious beliefs around the world, like how you shouldn’t walk under a ladder, or how you should not wear black during Chinese New Year, or how if you point at the moon, your ear will get cut, and etc. But have you heard about how...

Duck Waddles Again Thanks To 3D Printed Feet

04/19/2016, The wonders of 3D printing cannot be understated, especially if it gives a new lease of life to humans who have lost their limbs through an accident or other circumstances. What then, should be done about animals that would be able to live their lives...

Smart ‘Scalpel’ Could Make Brain Tumor Surgery Safer

04/17/2016, The brain is a delicate organ which means that during brain surgery, one wrong move could end in disastrous results. However a scientist by the name of David Oliva Uribe has recently developed what he is calling a smart ‘scalpel’ that could make...

Higher Mouse Sensitivity Could Lead To RSI

04/12/2016, A lot of gaming accessory companies have been advertising gaming mice with extremely high sensitivities. In fact if anything, the sensitivities in these mice seem to be increasing with every new version that is released, but apparently if you are...

US Military Developing Vaccine That Can Adapt To New Viruses

04/11/2016, There are vaccines for all kinds of diseases. For example when traveling to certain parts of the world, it is a requirement for you to get vaccinated against certain types of diseases. However these vaccines are usually disease-specific, meaning that if...

3D Printing Saved A Baby’s Life In China

03/18/2016, Sure, 3D printing could be used to create arts and crafts that you could go on to sell, but the technology is more than that. For example we’ve seen how it could be used to print bone, and just last month we reported that surgeons have successfully...

Hospital To Livestream A Cancer Operation In Virtual Reality

03/16/2016, Livestreaming in virtual reality isn’t new. In fact if anything, Samsung already did that when they launched their Galaxy S7 handsets in which one of the livestream options was to watch it in virtual reality. Now if you’re curious about what goes on...

New York Is Moving To Digital Prescriptions

03/15/2016, You either need to be a doctor yourself or a pharmacist to actually understand what your doctor has prescribed for you, we’ve all faced problems trying to decipher our prescriptions, and New York is finally doing something that’s going to make...

Stanford Creates Test That Can Detect HIV And Cancer Early

03/11/2016, It is no secret that early detection of cancer or illnesses of any kind will lead to a higher chance of being cured, or at least allow people to start getting treatment for it to delay any potential negative side effects. Recently scientists at Stanford...