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iDerma Provides Facial Relief At Home

01/06/2016, [CES 2016] No, Facehuggers from the Alien franchise have not been modernized to end up with some sort of plastic looking carapace on the outside, minus the legs and flailing tail, and definitely no acid is involved here. Rather, what you see covering the...

Withings Unveils New Thermo Thermometer

01/04/2016, [CES 2016] Thermometers for the home aren’t new and come in handy if you want to see if your child or loved one is sick, or if you are developing a fever. There are several different options in the market right now, but for those who are looking for a...

Kolibree Connected Toothbrush Gets New Games And Products

01/04/2016, Kolibree showed off the “world’s first” connected electric toothbrush at the Consumer Electronics Show last year, Popular Science chose it as a Top 12 Heath Innovation of 2015, and now the company is embracing 2016 by introducing new...

Woman’s Body Brews Alcohol, DUI Charges Against Her Dismissed

01/03/2016, Ever been pulled over for driving under the influence, blown into a breathalyzer and found that your blood alcohol content was pretty high? The only obvious explanation would be that you have been drinking, thus the high levels of alcohol in your system,...

Google Cardboard Helped Doctors Save A Life

12/29/2015, Who would have thought that Google Cardboard would come in handy to save a life, knowing that it has been used to start a new life as well earlier this year as a man proposed to his girlfriend via Google Cardboard? Four-month-old Teegan Lexcen, who was...

Company Claims To Have Developed 3D Printed Liver Tissue

12/27/2015, 3D printing in the medical industry isn’t new. We’ve seen companies 3D print prosthetics and even bones, but now a company in India has claimed to have developed 3D printable liver tissue, which they are hoping that one day will be usable for...

Engineers In Malaysia Build A Robotic Arm For A 16-Year Old

12/21/2015, A lot of us are born with all our limbs at our disposal, something that we probably take for granted. However there are some who are born without a limb, like 16-year old Wan Abdul Halim Wan Soor from Malaysia who was recently gifted a robotic arm, thanks...

Robotic Glove Lets The Blind “See” With Their Hands

12/18/2015, While bats can find their way around sound, the same cannot be said for humans. What this means for humans who are visually impaired or blind is that they have to rely on other people to guide them, use a walking stick, or be familiar enough with their...

Woman In Colorado Gets A Bionic Eye Transplant

12/11/2015, Ever since science fiction novels, comics, TV shows, and movies have emerged, the idea of giving people who lost their vision an alternative, like a bionic eye, has been around and in recent years, the technology made fiction a reality. Recently in...

Syringe Plugs Bullets Wounds In 20 Seconds

12/09/2015, It is safe to say that most of us have had the good fortune of never experiencing what it would be like to be shot by a gun. However in the event that you do get shot by a gun, you might be relieved to learn that the FDA has recently approved a...

Researchers Create World’s First Ibuprofen Patch

12/09/2015, Say you’ve got a headache or some mild discomfort in the form of a sprained muscle, there’s a good chance you might go to your medicine cabinet, grab a couple of ibuprofen pills and pop them into your mouth. For many that’s a very common solution....

Glowing Bandages Helps Identify Infections At An Early Stage

12/07/2015, Just because a wound has been cleaned and dressed doesn’t mean that you are completely out of the woods yet. This is because there is always a slight chance that it might become infected, and because the wound is hidden under a bandage/dressing,...

Google Patents Method For Drawing Blood Without Needles

12/06/2015, Let’s face it, getting a jab or having your blood drawn is an experience that not many people look forward to. However sometimes for some people, especially those with diabetes, being in contact with needles often is something that cannot be avoided....

Temporary Biometric Tattoos Can Track Your Health

11/25/2015, If you want to track your health like how many steps you’ve made, how many calories you’ve burnt, your heart rate, and more, you will probably need to turn to a fitness band or a smartwatch with those features. However in the future maybe we won’t...