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IBM Develops Chemical That Can Block A Multitude Of Killer Viruses

05/11/2016, You might have a bar of antibacterial soap at home and for the most part you know that it is supposed to kill of bacteria. However the bacteria that it kills tends to be of the common variety that might cause odor, skin infections, or food poisoning....

Speech App Can Be Used To Detect Alzheimer’s Disease

05/11/2016, There are apps for just about everything, from the mundane like telling us the weather, to the novelty of fart apps from back in the day, so there really shouldn’t be any surprise to learn that these days apps and technology have become sophisticated...

Scientists Discover Use For Abandoned Second Skin Technology

05/10/2016, Just because a science experiment or tech prototype has failed doesn’t mean that’s the end of that. After all we’ve seen many cases of how some accidents are actually happy accidents in which what was considered a failure is actually the start of...

3D Printing Helps Make A Wheelchair More Comfortable

05/09/2016, 3D printing is used for all kinds of things, but one of its selling points is the ability to print anything you want to your own specifications, meaning that you no longer have to rely on a one-size-fits-all design for certain things. In fact just...

Virtual Reality Used To Help Treat Patients With Paranoia

05/05/2016, Sure, virtual reality looks like it would be awesome for videogames, movies, and live concerts, but it can also be used for medical purposes. For example earlier this year, Samsung suggested using virtual reality to help cure people of their fears, or at...

Drones Could Soon Be Used To Deliver Emergency Organs

05/05/2016, Drones are pretty handy. They can be used for all kinds of things, such as fishing, crowd-watching, crowd-control, and now it looks like the delivery of emergency organs could be one of its uses as well, thanks to a Chinese drone company by the name of...

Samsung Creates App To Help Premature Babies Develop Healthier

05/01/2016, The thing about premature babies is that they are premature, meaning that they don’t get to spend as much time in the womb developing as they should. This means that when they are born, there is risks and dangers with regards to their development, and...

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...