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Simroid dental training robot gets uprades

11/25/2011, I like one of the scenes in Matrix, where Neo is already known as The One after his resurrection, fighting with agents. He looked at them non-chalantly and said, “Hmmm, upgrades.” Well, robots don’t evolve, so they get upgraded, and...

Portable breast cancer detector

11/23/2011, Forgive the typo on the banner that advertised Nihon University’s portable breast cancer checker over at Medica 2011, as the ultimate aim of the device is worth talking about instead of concentrating on how one spells the word ‘cancer’....

eButton could better help monitor food intake & exercise

11/16/2011, There are so many diets out there at the moment, it really depends on whether the diet suits you or not. I mean, some have tried the Atkins with no success, while others report what seemed to be a miracle, and in another diet, eating fat is fine –...

Contact lens smart enough to deliver medication

11/16/2011, I still have not gotten used to the idea wearing contact lenses, it feels really weird, but I guess for the many other millions out there, wearing a pair is the norm. How about a pair of smart contact lenses that are able to dispense of medication as and...

Valkee headset shines light to dispel seasonal depression

11/14/2011, It is common knowledge that our surroundings do affect us when it comes to our moods – and plenty of people do get depressed or feel generally down whenever the winter season sets in and gets a foothold of the situation. Well, there were light...

Jukusui-kun pillow helps put an end to snoring

11/14/2011, If you’re the type that suffers from sleep apnea or someone who snores heavily at night, this robotic polar bear pillow might be something worth checking out. It has been dubbed as the Jukusui-kun, and was developed by Wasaeda University’s Kabe Lab in...

Supermouse result of tweaked gene, avoids diabetes

11/11/2011, Genetic engineering could be yielding positive results in the future, especially in terms of health, as scientists work to eliminate gene-related sicknesses and conditions. For instance, diabetes has been eliminated in this particular...

Hovering mobility unit helps one get around

11/11/2011, A research group that hails from Kobe University claims to have successfully developed a new kind of mobility aid that hovers around, allowing the infirm and elderly to get around without the bumps and knocks associated with wheelchairs. This is meant for...

Gaiam Touch heart rate monitor from Oregon Scientific

11/10/2011, Oregon Scientific has just announced the Gaiam Touch, a button-free, touchscreen heart rate monitor that is the first of its kind in the industry that delivers a hassle-free exercise session. Having picked up the prestigious International CES Innovations...

Glooko digital logbook for diabetes patients

11/09/2011, I am glad that technology has come a long way in helping improve the overall quality of life especially in terms of healthcare and support. Diabetes is a whole lot more manageable these days, and with the advent of smartphones, there are tools which will...

Rex bionic legs go for sale in the UK

11/09/2011, For the majority of us, getting up and about might seem to be a chore even though we have a pair of perfectly good legs, but for those who want to be up and about but cannot due to injury, disease, or even being born without the ability to use their legs,...

RIBA II robot helps prop up patients

11/07/2011, When it comes to being a caregiver for the infirmed and immobile, it takes a whole lot of grit, strength, emotional stability and perseverance to be good at it, let alone great. We humans do have our limits from time to time, and this is where robots come...

Lasers change eye color for good

11/03/2011, Could a permanent eye color change be yet another hot new trend in the world of celebrities, glamor and perhaps, even crime? I suppose so, as a doctor in Laguna Beach, California, managed to discover a way to permanently transform brown eyes to blue. No,...