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Implant delivers tan sans sunbeds

08/29/2011, Who would have thought that you are able to get a tan without even having to go out to the open during the summer? How about saving even more space at home without having to install a sunbed? All of that is possible now – and in the immediate future...

Gene-Z: a low-cost cancer detector

08/26/2011, While they say early detection is one of the best ways to combat cancer, a lot of people – especially those in poorer countries – can’t afford the expensive medical checkups required to detect the disease, assuming they have access to such...

Insulin pump maker ignores hacker’s warnings

08/25/2011, Remember the diabetic hacker, Jay Radcliffe, who exposed the security vulnerabilities of the insulin pump at the recent Black Hat computer security conference earlier this month? Well, Radcliffe thought he’d do the public a favor by informing the...

Tooth regrowth gel spells the end of dentist visits

08/24/2011, Some of us might seem to be all macho on the outside, but when you mention the word “dentist”, he/she would run helter skelter in random directions. After all, there is no feeling quite as vulnerable as that of sitting on a metal chair raised...

Tacit haptic glove helps blind “see”

08/22/2011, When you are visually impaired, the lack of one sense could prove to make life more challenging to live, but that doesn’t mean you cannot chase your dreams or become successful in your own right. Still, there are many technologies these days that...

iTriage 3.0 adds emergency room wait times

08/19/2011, Ever had a health related symptom that you just weren’t too sure of? Short of actually going online and checking the internet, you could always use iTriage which answers your medical related questions (taken from its website), such as “What could be...

Glucose sensor glows for long-term monitoring

08/19/2011, It goes without saying that with technology advancing by leaps and bounds these days, we will be getting medical implants in a few hundred different ways to help us live longer and better. Researchers at the Institute of Industrial Science at the...

Bionic fingers’ youngest recipient is just 15-year old

08/18/2011, Chloe Holmes looks like any other normal 15-year old girl, except for the fact that she lost all her fingers to septicaemia when she was a wee toddler, and never had the ability to pick things up for herself, throw a snowball at her friends, comb her...

Anti-fall sensor for the elderly being developed

08/18/2011, We do hear of the elderly falling down suddenly without any “help” from a wire or a wayward broom on the floor, and this has not only caused serious injuries but death at times. Prevention is always better than cure, which is why an anti-fall...

Fruit Ninja helps stroke patients recover

08/16/2011, Who says that Fruit Ninja is just a simple game that has no way to benefit society on hold apart from reducing their efficiency at work because highly addictive casual games have this strange manner of having you come back time and again? It seems that...

Mercedes sponsors bionic hand for F1 fan

08/15/2011, Matthew James is like any other hot blooded 14-year old who loves fast cars, and is a huge fan of Formula 1 – save for the fact that he was born without a left hand. Well, the human spirit of ingenuity knows no bounds, and Matthew decidedly sent a...

Mommy Tummy lets dads get in on the action, too

08/12/2011, A father can never experience the constant discomfort as well as strange new physical sensations that a mother goes through during her pregnancy, and to make the men more empathic of their wives during the gestation period, Takayuki Kosaka has come up...

Cardiocam mirror displays heart rate

08/12/2011, The next time you stand in front of your mirror at home, take a closer look at all the lines on your face, instead of concentrating only on whether your tie is properly put on or not. Do you think that the crow’s feet that appear out of nowhere are...