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First Zika Virus Transmission Reported Stateside

02/02/2016, It looks like the first known and recorded case of Zika virus transmission in the United States has occurred today over in Texas, and local health officials claim that the mode of transmission is most likely though sex and not attributed to a mosquito...

Teen’s Face Disfigured By Exploding E-Cigarette

01/28/2016, It looks like exploding e-cigarettes seem to be getting more and more common – earlier today, we brought you word on how an exploding e-cigarette actually blew up a man’s teeth over in Germany, and here we are across the entire breadth of an ocean...

Brain Surgery Patient Strums Guitar In Operating Theater

01/27/2016, I think I would very much prefer to remain under general anesthesia during a major surgery, especially when it involves my brain! However, this daring musician from China thinks otherwise, non-chalantly strumming his guitar as he has his brain operated on...

Smart Mat Helps Prevent Diabetic Amputations

01/22/2016, More often than not, you hear stories about diabetics who have had to amputate their legs. Why is this? This is because of blood circulation in diabetics in which the lower limbs don’t get as much blood, which in turn makes the limbs colder than the...

Human Brain’s Memory Capacity Higher Than Originally Thought

01/22/2016, It has been said that the human brain is a truly powerful computer of its own, and it performs logical decisions that eliminates nonsensical options unlike a chess computer that will take into consideration of even the most impossible moves for a human to...

Wireless Sensors In Brain Dissolve After Use

01/18/2016, It looks like there has been yet another giant leap in the medical field, where brain monitoring chips will be able to dissolve the moment they have outlived their usefulness. Certainly such a feature would come in handy, especially when you take into...

Spermbots Will Help Improve Fertility In Men

01/15/2016, Just last week we reported that an inventor came up with a switch that allowed men to switch on or off their sperm, which was basically designed as a new method of contraception. However if you’re a man looking to procreate and the last thing you want...

Researchers Develop Prototype Braille E-Reader Device

01/15/2016, Many of us probably take our sight for granted. We can read books, watch movies, surf the web, all without having to give a second thought. Those who are blind don’t have such luxury and have to rely on braille, meaning that unless there is a braille...

GyroGlove Helps Reduce Hand Tremors In Parkinson’s Patients

01/14/2016, If you have heard anything about Parkinson’s disease, you know that one of the things that it affects is your muscles, making people who suffer from it experience involuntary tremors. This can be extremely difficult to live with since feeding yourself,...

Ubergizmo’s Best of CES 2016

01/11/2016, And it’s a wrap! CES 2016 is over. The 49th CES has brought more attendees and attention than ever. With 170k attendees (50k from abroad) and 6000 journalists and analysts, this was the largest CES ever. It is simply impossible to see everything, but we...

Sensor Developed That Might Be Able To Detect Cancer From Breath

01/11/2016, Want to know if that lump on your neck is a benign cyst or something more ominous, like cancer? Want to know if that mole is simply a mole or maybe a sign of cancer? There are plenty of tests that you can take, but they can take a while and they are also...

Invention Lets Men Turn Their Sperm On/Off With A Flick Of A Switch

01/07/2016, When it comes to male contraception, you have more traditional products like condoms. Alternatively, there is always the option to go for a vasectomy, but for men who’d rather not wear condoms or want something less permanent like a vasectomy, you could...

First Response Tells You If You’re Pregnant Via Bluetooth

01/07/2016, [CES 2016] Some couples seem to have babies all too easily, while others who try and try and continue trying seem to have luck desert them – it is all very difficult to tell. However, when it comes to seeing whether your other half is pregnant or...