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AI Can Now Be Used To Predict Heart Attacks

04/16/2017, It has been stressed many times the importance of going for regular checkups, especially if you’re older. This is because checkups can help doctors detect possible health problems, which means that you might be able to catch certain things early, thus...

Alphabet’s Verily Introduces The Study Watch Wearable

04/14/2017, Smartwatches are pretty straightforward in terms of functionality, where they can record down information about the wearer and present it either on its screen or on an accompanying app. This is ideal for those who are curious about their fitness and want...

This Electric Cap Helps Brain Cancer Patients Live Longer

04/04/2017, While science has yet to figure out a way to completely beat cancer once and for all, technology has indeed come a long way and a company by the name of Novocure has come up with a device called the Optune, which is an electric cap that when worn by...

This Smartphone App Might Be Able To Measure Sperm Count

03/24/2017, Our smartphones are basically tiny computers that live inside of our pockets. They let us communicate with the world, control our smart home appliances, play games, enjoy virtual worlds, so it really doesn’t come as a surprise that it could also be used...

Researchers Use Facial Recognition To Detect Rare Genetic Disease

03/24/2017, When you think of facial recognition technology, you might think of it as being used for security purposes, or for tracking purposes where it can help identify criminals in videos and photos and what not. However it seems that recently a group of...

Robots Could Be Used To Wear Flesh To Help With Transplants

03/06/2017, Science and medicine have advanced to a point where we could soon be growing transplants, which means that waiting around for a donor could become a thing of the past in the future. However growing a transplants versus harvesting it from a human body are...

Panasonic’s New Camera Tech Can ‘Read’ Your Heart Rate

02/28/2017, When it comes to measuring heart rate, usually the person getting measured will be required to wear some kind of attachment to their body. Whether it be more specialized equipment you find at hospitals, or a smartwatch that comes with a heart rate...

IBM’s Watson Can Now Be Used To Diagnose Heart Disease

02/22/2017, Because we are human, we aren’t perfect which means that sometimes in the medical profession, humans can overlook certain signs that could be a symptom of a larger problem. However thankfully with the advancement of AI and technology, perhaps missing...

Researchers Develop A ‘Soft Robot’ That Helps Your Heart Beat

01/19/2017, We’ve seen how robots can be used in factories to automate tasks and lift heavy objects. We’ve also seen how it can be used to help humans move parts of their bodies that they can’t. We’ve also seen robots being used to educate kids on coding, so...

Scientists Use Salmonella To Treat Brain Tumors

01/11/2017, Science is amazing because sometimes what was previously thought to be dangerous or bad can be turned into something useful or good. Take salmonella for example, a bacterial disease that is typically associated with eating undercooked or raw food such as...

FDA Warns That Some Pacemakers Can Be Hacked

01/09/2017, As our gadgets become increasingly connected, it does help make things more convenient, but at the same time it also means that there are more things in our lives that can be hacked. While a hacked smart thermostat might be considered annoying, a hacked...

TempTraq Delivers A Wearable Bluetooth Body Temperature Patch

01/06/2017, [CES 2017] TempTraq knows just how anxious parents can get when their little one is down with a fever, and might continue to fidget and fret through the night. Thankfully, technology has certainly made life a whole lot more convenient and easier over the...

BACtrack Skyn Lets Your Apple Watch Detect How Drunk You Are

01/05/2017, [CES 2017] BACtrack is a company that some of you guys might be familiar with as they are the ones who make portable breathalyzer devices. This is ideal if you’re going out for drinks and you want to find out if you’re within the legal limits of...

ReNu Is A ‘Stress Intervention Technology’ Kit

01/04/2017, [CES 2017] There are a lot of things that can stress us out, whether it be a deadline that we’re rushing, relationship problems, issues at work, upcoming exams, and so on. There are plenty of ways to relax, but if you’re looking for a hi-tech...