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Project BLAID Helps The Blind To Get Around

03/07/2016, Being visually impaired does not mean that life is over, far from it, but it does become an issue if you would like to find your way around some place quickly, efficiently, and as safely as possible. Well, Toyota – a name that is normally associated...

Neural Network Determines Location Sans Geotags

02/26/2016, It looks like there is a new neural network that is capable of figuring out the exact location of an image – all without the need for geotags, which is a rather impressive achievement to say the least. This particular project is headed by Google’s...

3D Printed Vertebrae Implanted

02/25/2016, Earlier this month, we did bring you word that doctors have successfully printed out 3D living body parts, and here we are now with more word on 3D printing advancements in the medical field. Basically, doctors have successfully implated a 3D-printed...

Patient Wears Virtual Reality Headset During Surgery

02/17/2016, There are instances during brain surgery in which a patient has to remain awake. This is known as intraoperative brain mapping and is usually done when tumors are removed that are too close to areas of the brain that controls the body, like vision,...

Doctors Print 3D Living Body Parts

02/16/2016, 3D printing technology has come a long way from its infancy, so much so that scientists claim that custom-made, living body parts are now capable of being 3D-printed, and this would mark a significant advance when it comes to regenerative medicine. In...

Bad Memories Could Be Deleted In The Future

02/12/2016, The human mind is truly a wonderful thing to behold, as it has a virtually infinite repository space to carry all sorts of information, but at times things can go askew, resulting in some rather awkward or downright erratic behavior. Having said that, can...

Clearing Our Body Of Retired Cells Could Extend Our Life

02/03/2016, There are numerous herbs, diets, and things that have been recommended to us to do in order to extend our life, or slow down the aging process (which we guess is about the same thing). Have they worked? We suppose the results are a bit mixed, but it seems...

First Zika Virus Transmission Reported Stateside

02/02/2016, It looks like the first known and recorded case of Zika virus transmission in the United States has occurred today over in Texas, and local health officials claim that the mode of transmission is most likely though sex and not attributed to a mosquito...

Teen’s Face Disfigured By Exploding E-Cigarette

01/28/2016, It looks like exploding e-cigarettes seem to be getting more and more common – earlier today, we brought you word on how an exploding e-cigarette actually blew up a man’s teeth over in Germany, and here we are across the entire breadth of an ocean...

Brain Surgery Patient Strums Guitar In Operating Theater

01/27/2016, I think I would very much prefer to remain under general anesthesia during a major surgery, especially when it involves my brain! However, this daring musician from China thinks otherwise, non-chalantly strumming his guitar as he has his brain operated on...

Smart Mat Helps Prevent Diabetic Amputations

01/22/2016, More often than not, you hear stories about diabetics who have had to amputate their legs. Why is this? This is because of blood circulation in diabetics in which the lower limbs don’t get as much blood, which in turn makes the limbs colder than the...

Human Brain’s Memory Capacity Higher Than Originally Thought

01/22/2016, It has been said that the human brain is a truly powerful computer of its own, and it performs logical decisions that eliminates nonsensical options unlike a chess computer that will take into consideration of even the most impossible moves for a human to...

Wireless Sensors In Brain Dissolve After Use

01/18/2016, It looks like there has been yet another giant leap in the medical field, where brain monitoring chips will be able to dissolve the moment they have outlived their usefulness. Certainly such a feature would come in handy, especially when you take into...