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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...

SimQuest to release open-incision surgical simulator

03/29/2011, While they say practice makes perfect but in the realm of surgery, you don’t really have a lot to practice with. What surgeons in training have to practice on right now are live patients or animals, and usually living things are not subjects you...

Carbon nanotube device can rapidly diagnose cancer

03/28/2011, In the world of cancer detection, technology is rapidly evolving, and researchers are constantly developing newer and better ways to scope out those deadly cells. Well some researchers from MIT and Harvard have developed a new design for their carbon...

Re-Step system in the form of motorized rehabilitation shoes

03/28/2011, Isn’t it ironic that when you want older folks to walk better an improve their mobility, you will need to make things more difficult for them during the process? It has been said that walking on unpredictable and uneven surfaces are key factors in...

Joints monitor keeps track of healing process

03/24/2011, When a patient injures his/her knee, at the moment there is no qualitative way for doctors to check up on the healing progress. Well some researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA have come up with a way to...