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Ephone International EPI Life handset does ECG readings

06/17/2010, The EPI Life handset from Ephone International is different from all of the other phones on the market, after all, even the iPhone is unable to perform ECG readings, right? What makes the EPI Life phone different from other portable ECG devices would be...

Printable prescription pills touted to be safer

06/07/2010, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has come up with a way to print active pharmaceutical ingredients onto tablets, where the new process can be applied to a whopping 40% of all medicines used in tablet form. Since a medicine droplet is around 20 times larger compared...

VI Fit offers Wii Sports experience for the blind

06/06/2010, Wii Sports can be quite fun – just take a look at the phenomenal sales figures to date for the gaming title and tell us it isn’t so. Well, a video game research project at the University of Nevada, Reno, is working on a Wii Sports-inspired PC...

Cyborg hears colors thanks to implant

06/04/2010, 28-year-old Neil Harbisson can be said to be a cyborg since he suffers from achromatopsia, a condition that lets him see only in black and white. What makes a difference in his life, however, would be the head mounted camera which is capable of converting...

Heartbeats could power medical implants

06/04/2010, Currently, medical implants in one’s body often requires a battery of sorts to keep it going, but what happens when those said implants run out of juice? Boffins at Georgia Tech are currently giving the Muscle-Driven In Vivo Nanogenerator idea a go...

BYOB – Blow Your Own Bacteria concept

05/28/2010, This is one interesting concept device that lets you blow directly into it, and giving it some time, it will then be able to tell just what kind of life threatening nasties that you cannot afford to ignore which are running around your body. This is made...

Scientist gets infected with computer virus

05/26/2010, Want to make a name for yourself? Why not take up the discipline of science and come up with something different? This is what Dr. Mark Gasson from the University of Reading did, being the first man worldwide to be infected with a virus – of the...

Microtransponder hopes to eliminate tinnitus in the long run

05/25/2010, You know that constant ringing in your ears even though it is deadly quiet all around? That my friend, is tinnitus – a condition that plagues a good many of us even more so after the Apple iPod took off in a really big way to continue where the Sony...

SmartCap monitors brain using sensors

05/25/2010, SmartCap is the brainchild of Australian-based research organization CRC Mining, where it supposedly is able to detect fatigue of truck drivers who are working on mining operations, thanks to hi-tech brain monitoring sensors within the baseball cap. All...

Bebionic electric hand ready to rock and roll

05/25/2010, Bebionic has a spanking new myo-electric hand that is ready to be unveiled to the masses later next month, where it boasts a fully integrated wireless chip, 19 different silicone skin tones as well as fully customizable functions that are able to control...

DIY Automatic Medication Dispenser

05/24/2010, Jan Wante has come up with the DIY Automatic Medication Dispenser, where it comes with a slew of compartments that mean you will not have to stock it often at all. There are seven drums in total (representing each day of the week of course), alongside a...

HotHead smart helmets for football jocks

05/24/2010, The situation isn’t just figuratively hot whenever you’re in a high pressure cooker situation on the football field – things get literal as well. Which is why the HotHear smart helmet might just come in handy for coaches to be able to...

Synthetic cells now a possibility

05/21/2010, Researchers unveiled yesterday that they managed to stumble upon a method of creating a synthetic species of bacteria thanks to used genes developed in the lab. Touted to be the first synthetic cell in the world, it has been dubbed Mycoplasma mycoides...