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Samsung Launches App For People With Language Disorders

04/24/2017, Most of the time we probably take the fact that we can speak, read, and write for granted. However there are people in the world that suffer from illnesses that prevent them from doing that. One of those illnesses is aphasia, which is the result of an...

3D Printed Patches Could Help Patients Recover From Heart Attacks

04/24/2017, A heart attack is a scary thing and it can go either way, although usually after the first attack things are never really quite the same. However in the future healing the heart after a heart attack could be a relatively simple procedure of applying a 3D...

eNano Health Kiss and Tell Monitors Sugar Levels Without Blood Draw

04/19/2017, The eNano Health Kiss and Tell system can be used by diabetes patients to check how their sugar levels changes two hours after eating. Originally introduced as a prototype in 2015, the system won a number of awards in Asia because it does not require a...

University To Trial 5G Smart Bandages Within 12 Months

04/17/2017, If you’ve ever gotten a cut, you would usually apply a bandage which is designed to help prevent the wound from getting infected by outside contaminants. However this also means that you have no idea how well the wound is healing until you take it off,...

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...