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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...

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...