Medical, Page 3 ▼

Pulley System Incorporated In Bionic Arm

09/29/2014, When it comes to the Six Million Dollar Man fictional character that we have come to know of in the past, that was a huge sum of money back then – and pretty believable too, at least for a starry eyed 7 year old. However, the constant threat of...

Mantis Shrimps ‘See’ Cancer, Is Inspiration For New Camera

09/29/2014, Nature is truly an inspiration for budding scientists everywhere – otherwise, how else would ordinary man get the inspiration to actually take to the skies in the past, so much so that we have been living in the jet age for quite the longest time...

Exoskeleton Helps Paralyzed Rat To Walk Again

09/28/2014, Humans have exoskeletons to help us carry some really heavy stuff around, as well as perhaps help the paralyzed to walk again. How about animals? Well, this is one animal testing procedure that we hope will succeed to so that similar technology can be...

EEG Electrode Face Mask Charts Brain Activity

09/25/2014, Electroencephalography, otherwise known as EEG, happens to be one of the better known methods when it comes to assessing one’s brain function. However, applying the electrodes onto the scalp and to have it function accurately is not exactly as easy as...

Xiaomi Delivers Blood Pressure Monitor Device

09/24/2014, When we talk about a company like Xiaomi, more often than not we would think of a company from China that rolls out smartphones. Having said that, it is interesting to note that Xiaomi intends to take the plunge into the health gadget sector, having...

Aurora Helps The Blind To Get Around

09/22/2014, If you ask me, there is nothing better than to have a lovely guide dog help the blind around. Not only does it offer companionship, it also doubles up as a blind person’s security guard in certain situations. Well, what happens when you are not exactly...

NOSE Allows You To “Breathe” Out Morse Code Messages

09/16/2014, Talk to the hand, cause the face – it ain’t listenin’. Now that is a pretty bad ass way of trying to look and sound cool in one’s juvenile years, although a slight variation of the above would see the replacement of the word ‘hand’ with...

BlindShell: Making Android Better For The Blind

09/11/2014, A great deal is often made about “User Interface” in the tech world, but to date, much of that discussion is focused on how things look. All well and good, except if you’re blind or visually impaired. (Note that “Blind” is a medical term...

Soft Exosuit Gains $3 Million Funding From DARPA

09/11/2014, Wyss Institute has managed to snag a cool $3 million funding from the folks over at DARPA in order to develop their unique Soft Exosuit even further. Just what is the Soft Exosuit all about? Well, this is basically a biologically inspired smart suit which...

iRemember Is A Smart Pill Organizer

09/10/2014, As one gets older and older, our health would generally deteriorate as well, which would then require a certain level of medical care and expenses to boot. Such medical expenses can end up with a very high cost if the illness happens to be serious and...

Physicists Explore Possibility Of ‘Telepathy’

09/04/2014, Most of us would think that telepathy is the stuff of science fiction, and are meant more to be part of comic book folklore such as the most powerful telepath in the world, Professor Xavier of the X-Men fame. Well, truth can be stranger than fiction at...

New Robotic Dog Simulation Center To Train Up And Coming Vets

09/03/2014, Four years ago, the world’s first robotic dog simulator was revealed to the pleasant surprise for many up and coming vets, as it allowed one to actually work with what looks as close to the real deal as possible. Well, since then, work has been done...