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Fruit Flies Aid In Cancer Detection

01/30/2014, How many of us would take a look at fruit flies and figure out that they are nothing but pests? Well, scientists have decided to find a better use for fruit flies, using them to detect cancer instead. Talk about one man’s meat being another man’s...

3D-Printed Trachea Makes Breathing Easier

01/27/2014, We have read about how 3D printers might change the way we do things, and it could also prove to be a modern day medical miracle. Case in point, this 3D printed windpipe (or trachea if you want to get all technical about it) could eventually allow...

Robot Could Help Kids With Autism Out

01/27/2014, Kids with autism are special, where they will need to be approached differently in order to blossom into their full potential. However, have you ever thought about introducing a robotic touch to the situation? Take Luka for instance – he is a child...

Robotic Ankle Could Help Increase Mobility In Injured People

01/23/2014, Do you feel that life imitates art at times? Perhaps, and when it comes to the realm of science fiction, what we see in a futuristic movie like Minority Report and its touchscreen user interface has already made its way to the real world. Scientists over...

Fancy Powering Your Own Electronics?

01/23/2014, Have you watched The Matrix before? I am quite sure that you would have remembered the scene when Morpheus was explaining to Neo how the machines see human beings as nothing more than batteries to power them. Well, that might very well be too close to the...

Emotiv Launches Designathon To Create A Mind Controlled Wheelchair

01/20/2014, The wheelchair might have a rather simple design for the most part, but given the advance in technology, it is not surprising to see advancements made to the design to help those who might be more several disabled. We’ve seen how some wheelchairs have...

Google Unveils Smart Contact Lens That Measures Glucose Levels

01/16/2014, For those who find it troublesome to wear prescription glasses, contact lenses are the next best thing. Apparently not content with contact lenses just being able to let people see better, Google has developed a smart contact lens which is basically a...

Hospital Linen Tagged Electronically To Prevent Unwanted Losses

01/13/2014, When you run a hospital, you know that there are plenty of items to keep track of, ranging from the medicine at the dispensary, as well as the various equipment that lies throughout the building. Oh yeah, one very important thing that no one should...

Epson Pulsense Line Announced

01/09/2014, [CES 2014] Fitness products seem to be catching on these days, and some companies would definitely want to jump aboard the bandwagon so that they will not miss any opportunity should the gravy train pull ahead without them. Epson has looked into the world...

Kolibree Connected Electric ToothBrush

01/05/2014, [CES 2014] Wearable technology and connected objects is going to be the major trend at CES this year. All the conditions are set for the “perfect storm”: components are cheaper, more powerful and consume less energy than ever,  a lot more people own...

Smartphone App And Accessory Lets You Check Your Cholesterol Levels

12/26/2013, Our smartphones can perform many tasks these days, anywhere from tracking our running distance, speed, calories burnt, to detecting wind direction and more, so we guess it does not come as a complete surprise that our smartphones will also be able to...

Red Blood Cell Boosters Synthesized For The First Time

12/17/2013, For the first time in the world, scientists managed to string together all the amino-acid building blocks in erythropoietin, but it remains to be seen whether the scientific team managed to end up with a properly folded form. In plain English, red blood...