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Smart wheelchairs coming your way, Prof X places order

04/14/2011, Professor Xavier of the X-Men has this psychic controlled wheelchair, but that doesn’t good ol’ Chuck should be wasting some of those powers to move around Shi’iar technology when roboticists over at the Case Western Reserve University...

Allen Human Brain Atlas, first computerized human brain map unveiled

04/13/2011, Scientists in the US have liften the curtains on what they deem to be the first computerized human brain map in the world. Basically, this is an online public resource that was specially developed to accelerate understanding of how the human brain works....

Ornim CerOx 3210F monitors your blood flow without any needles

04/08/2011, Nobody likes having needles in them if they can avoid it from happening, and we’ve seen medical technology slowly heading towards that direction and now there’s one more device to add to the list: the Ornim CerOx 3210F. The CerOx 3210F is a...

Stery-Hand verifies whether your hands are properly washed or not

04/04/2011, Students from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics did come up with a new system which is capable of offering automated verification of proper hand washing, which would come in handy for surgeons before they head off to the operating...

Stery-Hand makes sure you wash your hands properly

04/04/2011, When you wash your hands, how do you know if your hands are clean enough? Most of the time you don’t really know. A test would be to eat food using your bare hands and see if you get sick the next day – other than that, there’s really not...

Bionic eye gets closer to implant reality

04/04/2011, UNSW (University of New South Wales) researchers over at Australia have come up with a microchip that is tipped to provide all the relevant processing muscle for Down Under’s first bionic eye. This new 98-channel microchip is currently undergoing...

Large multi-touch display used as a giant microscope

04/01/2011, If you had a large touchscreen at your disposal, the first thing you would probably think of doing is play Angry Birds on it. Well, believe it or not, touchscreen displays can be used for productive purposes as well. Researchers at the Institute for...

Bored surgeon makes paper plane the size of a penny

04/01/2011, When you’re a surgeon working in a hospital, and there’s a downtime where you have no patients to operate on, what do you do? You hone your surgery skills by practicing with surgical robotic hands of course. And that’s just what Dr....

Laser allows deaf to “hear”

03/31/2011, Can the condition of being deaf be reversed? A group of boffings from the University of Utah that has Richard Rabbitt at the helm has come across a method that uses lasers to offer deaf people the ability to hear. This is made possible using a low-power...

Three arm illusion to help advance prosthetics field

03/30/2011, Boffins over at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden knows that it is very rare for anyone to be born with three arms in tow, but have managed to prove that one is able to experience a similar sensation in a very interesting manner. Their study has managed...

iPhone helps doctors to save lives

03/30/2011, According to a recent experiment conducted in the UK, it has been proven that the iPhone helps to save lives. At the Royal United Hospital in Bath, 31 doctors with similar experience were split into two groups – those without iPhones and those with. In...