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Germans develop a remote-controlled stomach submarine

01/19/2011, If you’ve ever had a medical examination where the doctor stuffed a video camera tube into your mouth and you just feel like puking all the time? Well, thanks to some scientists in Germany, you won’t have to in the future. They recently...

Kinect used to perform surgery

01/19/2011, It’s time to add one more item to the ever growing list of things you can do with a Kinect. Previously all we had were fun hacks to play games differently. Now, a group of students from the University of Washington have put forward a more useful way...

emPower! is the world’s first electronic focusing eyeglasses

01/19/2011, PixelOptics, an eyewear company has just announced that their award winning emPower! eyeglasses that they unveiled at CES 2011 this year, will be available for purchase very soon. What’s so special about these glasses is that they are the...

Check your temperature without touching a thermometer

01/17/2011, The folks over at NEC Avio Infrared Technologies have just released a new thermometer that can tell your temperature without you having to lay a finger on it. Say goodbye to fears of sticking a thermometer into your mouth or any other orifice in your...

Gamers raid a medical server to host Call of Duty: Black Ops

01/13/2011, If you thought training for the World Cyber Games was tough enough, wait til you get a load of this – a bunch of hackers broke their way into the medical server of Seacoast Radiology in New Hampshire, not for stealing personal information, but so that...

Noise-cancellation drill turns dentist from foe to friend

01/10/2011, What are some of the most loathed sounds in your book? Is the dentists drill one of them? If the answer is in the affirmative, then check out this method on which scientists have managed to successfully develop, plugging a device into an MP3 player or...

iSONIC cane for the virtually impaired

01/08/2011, [CES 2011] So the iSONIC cane might use ultrasonic sensors to detect whatever’s around you within a 7-foot radius, it won’t turn you into Daredevil just yet. As mentioned, it will use the two ultrasonic sensors located on the handle of the iSONIC...

Challenge HAL from Cyberdyne helps you get around again

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] Cyberdyne demonstrated their really interesting assistive technology known as the Challenge HAL. HAL, a Hybrid Assistive Limb, will sense your intention and provide the relevant assistance at the right joints, where it will definitely come in...

AliveECG is iPhone attachment

12/30/2010, [CES 2011] Alivecor of Seattle, Washington, will be showcasing their new iPhonECG system at CES 2011 next week, where it is known as AliveECG. The company itself has worked together with Oregon Scientific in order to manufacture the units, and they are...

Acoustic rectifier improves ultrasound image quality

12/27/2010, Ultrasound technology is an amazing invention. It has many uses in the medical field- breaking kidney stones, treating tumors, cleaning teeth in dental hygiene, and of course scanning pregnant mothers to determine more information about their unborn...

Human puppets in the flesh

12/27/2010, Mind control – this is what many people would fantasize of, and for good reason. After all, once you are able to achieve control of someone else’s mind, you can have others do your bidding unwillingly (or otherwise), letting them take the fall...

Cancer detection secret could lie in dog’s nose

12/21/2010, Dogs have been said to be man’s best friend for untold centuries, and to sit around a campfire, sipping on some piping hot chocolate while roasting marshmallows, retelling tales of your pooch’s glorious past and how he saved your life...

Brain scans might predict reading success in dyslexics

12/21/2010, Raising a dyslexic child is not easy, as parents might seem to run into more walls of frustration than others. We say that there is nothing quite like pure, genuine love to have your child grow up in his/her own way and pace. On the bright side, at least...

Kinect modified for use in radiologic image browsing

12/20/2010, We were talking about the Microsoft Kinect’s hidden potential that remains limited by its firmware, but even as it is currently, the Kinect is already adept at helping out even medical personnel. For instance, put yourself in the shoes of someone...