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EEG powered by smartphones

09/19/2011, Folks over at the Technical University of Denmark managed to cobble together a portable EEG system that comprises of a low-cost scalp monitor and a smartphone application. This is not exactly rocket science, but the positive implications of such a...

Detect cancer with an implant

09/19/2011, Fancy having a foreign body within your own that would be say, for your own good? That’s right, it seems as though cancer will soon be able to be detected early thanks to an implantable, flexible LED. This particular LED will be placed on the human...

Wireless transceivers used to monitor breathing patterns

09/19/2011, Thanks to Neal Patwari and his colleagues at the University of Utah, they have come up with a new study where they demonstrate how their motion detecting technology could be used to monitor breathing patterns and could possible aid in understanding sudden...

Vampire teeth the next big thing in Japan?

09/19/2011, What does vampire teeth have to do with gadgets? No, what you see on the right is not some sort of Halloween add-on in your mouth – it is vampire teeth that are fastened onto your actual teeth. How did she get it done? Why, a little help from some...

Gamers crack AIDS puzzle

09/19/2011, You know, glowing kittens and cats isn’t the only way to keep the AIDS scourge at bay – it seems that gamers might have a role to play in the fight against this relentless virus. Researchers over at the University of Washington have joined...

AIDS cure from glow-in-the-dark kittens?

09/13/2011, I would go so far on a limb to claim that anyone who has stumbled upon or discovered the cure for AIDS, the dreaded global epidemic, would be a very, very rich man – or company most likely. Well, who would have thought that in the end, it is not...

Lung cancer vaccine discovered in Cuba?

09/08/2011, Do you think it is rather ironic that a country like Cuba who produces some of the best cigars around, have managed to stumble upon a therapeuitc vaccine against lung cancer, touted to be the world’s first? Yes, I too, find it rather hard to...

Fish scales end up as artificial bone

09/07/2011, Normally, what do you do when you decide to eat a fish? Descaling it would be the normal practice, as eating a fish with its scales on isn’t exactly the most efficient way of digging in. Ever wondered whether there is a way to “recycle”...

blu Smart Pack identifies other blu Smart Pack users nearby

09/07/2011, You know, I have always wondered about something – vegetarians who do not want to eat meat don’t mind going for “fake” meat that is made out of vegetable content, but those normally are not too healthy after all the processing that...

Text generated from brain images

09/01/2011, Imagine the future where you are able to get a text output from nothing but your thoughts – yes, that is right, Princeton scientists have managed to make it possible, although their effort is still in its infancy. These scientists managed to...

Microchip monitors cancer growth

08/31/2011, Boffins over at Germany have come up with a new microchip sensor which is said to be able to monitor the growth of a tumor when implanted close to one. How does this microchip do what it has been touted to? Simple – it will be able to track oxygen...

Diabetes sensor will alert medical staff during emergencies

08/31/2011, Diabetes is a serious health issue and for those with severe cases, sometimes eating the wrong food will cause them to fall ill, which sometimes can prove to be fatal. This is why scientists at the Swansea University together with a consortium of Welsh...

Anti-UV pill ready in 5 years?

08/31/2011, Love the summer and getting out under the sun for a tan, but hate slapping on some sunscreen in order to prevent diseases in the future such as cancer? Well, with the medical field working as such that popping a pill could more or less solve most...

Resomator: Dead no longer need to be buried

08/31/2011, I guess with the world’s population breaking the 7 billion mark, land has gotten a whole lot more scarce. Take city-state Singapore for instance – that tiny dot on the world map has “evicted” many of those laid to eternal rest to...