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Paraplegics see potential miracle in brainwave technology

10/06/2011, We’ve seen how simple games that utilize one’s brainwaves work before, and perhaps something in the similar vein might offer paraplegics hope. Of course, as in the most recent Planet of the Apes reboot, monkeys (OK so apes are different, but...

ePetri dish relies on smartphone to get the job done

10/06/2011, Everything’s going digital these days, including the petri dish that is a mainstay in science laboratories. Engineers from the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) recently took the humble petri dish to a whole new level in the form of the...

Scientists might end up cloning humans next

10/06/2011, Dolly the sheep was the first successful clone that made it to the news quite a while back, but that doesn’t mean fascination with the cloning process has ended. No sir, in the background, work is still being done, perhaps with the vision of coming...

Garmin outs Forerunner 910XT multisport watch

10/04/2011, Are you a sporty person? If you are, then monitoring devices that let you know how far you’ve run, how fast you’ve run, what’s your heart rate and how many calories you’ve burned are probably vital. If you think you’re in need of such a device,...

iPhones used as medical imaging device

10/03/2011, “There’s an app for that” has been a familiar tagline for the longest time now, and the iPhone has proved to be a rather versatile device in monitoring your health as well as exercise regimes amidst the many apps out there. Heck, it is...

Nanorockets used to deliver drugs to the system

10/03/2011, What cooler way to deliver drugs (the good kind that saves lives) to your system than by shooting nanorockets through your body’s system? Not only is this supposedly a faster method of delivery, but will also be able to target specific areas of the body...

Fitbit launches Fitbit Ultra

10/03/2011, If you’re a bit of a health nut and you find the need to keep track of all your activities throughout the day, Fitbit has just launched the Fitbit Ultra which not only acts as a pedometer but also doubles up as a sleep monitor. 

Fiat 500 Pink Edition supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

09/29/2011, If you believe that supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is a good cause that you would like to be a part of, and if you so happen to be shopping for a car at the same time, Fiat has unveiled the 500 Pink Edition car, whereby a portion...

BodyMedia FIT CORE Armband

09/27/2011, Nice to know that those who want to maintain a fitness regiment can always call upon the help of gadgets – case in point, the BodyMedia FIT CORE Armband. This might not look like much when you first lay your eyes on it, but it is mean to help you...

Smart T-shirt does away with pesky wires

09/27/2011, We have smart TVs, smartphones, and soon – smart T-shirts. No, these T-shirts will not be some kind of alien symbiote that you see attached to Cletus Cassidy or Eddie Brock, but they do retain some bit of “intelligence” if you will. How...

I Heart Jellyfish iOS game teaches you how to control your heartbeat

09/27/2011, Fitness enthusiasts will probably tell you that keeping an eye out on your heart rate is one of the ways to see how hard, and how well you are pushing yourself during a workout. Keeping a low heart rate before surgery is also important, and this iOS game,...

Cyborg rats think with digital cerebellum

09/27/2011, Each day we hear more and more news about how robots are able to help us as well as make the quality of our lives a whole lot better – and the latest piece of news to hit the headlines is this: rats are now on the receiving end of cybernetic...

Cardiac patches rely on gold nanowires to keep patients alive

09/26/2011, You can never quite tell when a heart attack is going to happen – there rarely are any symptoms available, although you can definitely do your part in minimizing the risk by eating right, sleeping well, managing your stress and getting enough...

HOSPI-Rimo communication assistance robot from Panasonic

09/26/2011, Panasonic recently lifted the curtain on their latest communication assistance robot known as HOSPI-Rimo – while there are other two new models of the Hair-Washing Robot and RoboticBed, we’ll concentrate on the HOSPI-Rimo instead. This...