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First Marijuana Vending Machine Unveiled In Colorado

04/13/2014, Colorado’s first marijuana vending machine was rolled onto the patio at Montana’s Smokehouse in Avon yesterday. It not in use just yet, it will be installed today, one full week before 4/20. Its certainly not the only machine of its kind, pot...

3D Printed Human Heart Might Be Realized Soon

04/09/2014, When it comes to 3D printing, it does seem as though the possibilities might be endless, considering how technology in this segment has moved so fast, so much so that we might be making some headway into printing out human organs that could be used to...

Spinal Implant Allows Paralyzed Men To Move

04/08/2014, There is nothing quite like advances in modern medical technology that brings about what could be deem as miraculous. Take these four men for example, where they are all paralyzed from the chest down for over two years. Not only that, their situation is...

Robot Exoskeleton Allows 4-Year Old Girl Work Her Arms

04/04/2014, Exoskeletons used to be the stuff of dreams, where my first exposure to an exoskeleton was when Ellen Ripley went mano a mano with the Alien Queen. Over the years, however, technology has advanced to such a degree that it might feature in our day-to-day...

Grush, Connected Toothbrush with Games

04/03/2014, Another day, another connected toothbrush… the Grush one is slightly different from Kolibree, the first electrical connected toothbrush, because it will feature a few games at launch and it is not electrical. Note that the Kolibree team talked about...

Lab-Made Muscle Boasts Of Self-Repairing Capability

04/03/2014, Nothing quite like a literal lab rat to showcase the latest in medical developments, is there? Duke University researchers have successfully created living skeletal muscle that pretty much resembles the real deal, all the way down to the ability to repair...

Smart Patch Could Monitor And Treat Parkinson’s Disease

04/01/2014, The use of patches in medicine is far from a new idea, where it has been implemented in the past such as this flu vaccine with varying degrees of success, depending on the kind of disease or ailment that treats. Scientists at Seoul National University...

Bellabeat Lets You Hear Your Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat

04/01/2014, There is just something about the miracle of a growing baby in a mother’s womb – no two ways about it. In fact, how the heck does a full human baby form in a matter of 9 months? That is truly a wonder to ponder over, and excited parents of their...

Samsung UGEO WS80A Is First Premium Ultrasound System

03/31/2014, Samsung does not make only fancy looking home appliances as well as smartphones for everyone, but they too, have an interest in the world of medical devices. Case in point, their newest Samsung UGEO WS80A has been touted to be the first premium ultrasound...

SensiMAT Will Hopefully Prevent Pressure Ulcers

03/31/2014, I am quite sure that caregivers and wheelchair users alike will be able to tell you what a problem pressure sores can be, especially when these tend to lead to infection. Just what can technology do in order to help out in such a situation? A team at the...

Brain Implant Could Help Folks Walk Again

03/28/2014, Medical technology has grown by leaps and bounds, so much so that a lady recently received a 3D printed skull implant. Well, implants are nice and good, so how else are they able to help humanity out? Take this unique brain implant for instance –...

Fluorescent Sensor Detects Presence Of Date Rape Drug

03/28/2014, “Date rape” drugs have gained notoriety for being difficult to detect, so it pays dividends to be extra careful when you go out for some drinks with newfound friends. Who knows what are the kind of stuff that they put in your drink when you go to the...

Woman Gets 3D Printed Skull Implant

03/27/2014, We’ve seen how 3D printing can be incredibly useful not just for making products or creating novelty items, but how it can also be used in the medical community. Back in 2013 we talked about how 3D printers have managed to 3D print skull implants and it...

ATHENA The ‘Human Desktop’ Primed For Toxicity Tests

03/26/2014, I know that there are crash test dummies when it comes to testing out the safety of a production vehicle, but what happens when it comes to toxicity tests for humans? Certainly it would cross all boundaries to wilfully administer toxic stuff to an...