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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...

Autom robot helps you lose weight

09/25/2011, I believe that at the end of the year, if enough marketing money is pumped into pushing out the Autom robot among the masses, it will do very well. After all, how many robots out there help you shed weight? Rarely, considering the fact that they tend to...

LOPES robot legs to help stroke patients

09/24/2011, Robots might not yet have taken over the world, but that does not mean they aren’t doing anything about it at the moment. If you’re thinking of cybernetic enhancements for a better life, then you’re right – the LOPES therapeutic...

Mommy Tummy detailed

09/23/2011, Mommy Tummy 8.0 helps men feel like Arnie in Junior – while we covered the Mommy Tummy in passing last month, here are more details on the device that might just make moms-to-be purchase this for their beloved husbands so that they too, can...

Basis Band heart and health tracker worn like a watch

09/22/2011, Ever heard of Basis Science before? Don’t worry if you haven’t – we’re in the same boat, but this post is not about the popularity of a particular company, but rather, the kind of device that it offers. What we have here is the B1...

HIV virus receives double blow from new gene therapy

09/22/2011, Not even a week has passed since gamers were enlisted to help crack the AIDS puzzle that we have word which might just put the HIV virus on the ropes – for good. It seems that a new groundbreaking gene therapy was so successful that a person...

Brain Bot system to offer mental health relief

09/21/2011, In this modern day and age, there’s this niggling, chronic situation known as “stress” that affects most of us at the office, and usually the higher you climb, the more stress one encounters (and dispenses – have you ever thought...

Mobile phones to be one of the causes of myopia in young children?

09/21/2011, Back in the day, owning a radio was considered a luxury, it then moved on to black and white television sets, then color televisions, then it moved on to cellphones being a status symbol, but fast forward to 2011 and just about everybody has a cellphone...

Mobile messages used to help prevent diabetes

09/20/2011, Mobile messages can be used for a variety of things. It can be used to communicate with friends and family, subscribe to services, make purchases, request for information, and several months back it was reported that it could even be used to send...

Phones turn to cheap stethoscopes

09/20/2011, One of the greatest challenges in a rural setting would be the lack of medical facilities – and having the right equipment is vital to keeping one alive, especially in an emergecy situation. Well, while around 50% of all Africans own a cell phone,...