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US Army experiments with inception

10/21/2011, The movie Inception that starred Leonardo di Caprio was certainly a brain-buster, as it took me a couple of viewings to fully appreciate the length and breadth of the film. Well, it is suggested that inception is nigh impossible in the movie, but what...

Striiv pedometer help you in your fitness regime

10/19/2011, How many of you out there use pedometers in your everyday life? I would suppose folks who keep a close watch on the amount of calories they partake do, and if you are going to go out to purchase a pedometer for yourself, why not go the extra mile and make...

Robots might help autistic kids

10/19/2011, When it comes to autism, there are many ways to help these specially gifted children (have you seen some of them draw out of memory? Totally amazing stuff!). Well, it seems that technology has advanced even further now to help them by the way of robots....

Face-controlled wheelchair might be the future

10/17/2011, We do know that life in a wheelchair is not a peach in terms of mobility, despite the strides made to make everywhere more accessible, there is still plenty of work to be done. In addition, not everyone can get around in a wheelchair by themselves –...

Compex muscle stimulator is now available

10/12/2011, When you talk about wireless devices, most of the time we think about smartphones, tablets, remote controls, computer mice and keyboards as well as printers amongst others. Very rarely would we have thought about something from the medical world, but here...

MobiUS ultrasound device for smartphones

10/11/2011, Mobile-health company Mobisante has heaved a sigh of relief, claiming that their smartphone ultrasound device, the MobiUS, has finally made its way to the market officially. That might sound like good news to some, but those who do not know how much it...

RoChair makes it easier for disabled to get around

10/11/2011, Getting around in a wheelchair can be quite a challenging proposition, especially when the proper infrastructure is not in place. Those who can afford lighter wheelchairs that are more nimble will definitely be less tired after pushing themselves around...

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...