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Touch Bionics rolls out i-LIMB Pulse

05/05/2010, Touch Bionics has a spanking new i-LIMB Pulse which is a totally new version of its once revolutionary i-LIMB Hand (the world’s first commercially available bionic hand). What makes the i-LIMB Pulse so special? Well, it comes with a wide range of...

MIT researchers come up with mechanical muscles

04/21/2010, Who would have thought that something as natural as muscles could actually be mechanized? This was made possible thanks to researchers at MIT who used shape-memory alloys to develop a new breed of small mechanical “muscles” which are capable...

Home EKG Monitor

04/20/2010, Are you a health caregiver in your home, or do you just keep extra close tabs on your current health condition so that you can sleep easy at night, knowing you’ve done your best to remain healthy? The Home EKG Monitor might help you as this...

Biochip capable of diagnosing illness via blood

04/20/2010, The German research institute Fraunhofer IZM has stumbled upon something that might just revolutionize the medical industry – they are about to stumble upon success for a lab-on-a-chip design which is smart enough to diagnose deep vein thrombosis...

Bionic legs get closer to reality

04/05/2010, Somehow the story of the six million dollar man doesn’t really appeal to us these days, especially after you take into account inflation and the ever depreciating dollar. Well, that isn’t stopped folks from working on bionic parts – case...

Pill capsule tells on you to your doctor

03/31/2010, Taking your medicine can be quite a challenge for some folks, especially if it is on a long term basis. Well, University of Florida researchers have come up with a new method – an ingestible pill capsule that contains a tiny microchip and antenna...

Prototype bionic eye implant from Australia

03/31/2010, Researchers from Down Under at Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) managed to come up with a prototype version of a bionic eye implant which could potentially revolutionize the world of blind people since this eye has the potential to restore rudimentary vision...

VeinID technology at vending machines

03/30/2010, Looks like you might be able to purchase a can of Coke using nothing but your finger the next time round, thanks to Hitachi’s “finger vein authentication” (VeinID) technology. This biometric system will rely on finger pulse recognition...

EEG cap enables communication via computer

03/17/2010, Technology is not all that bad you know, when properly applied. Case in point is this special EEG cap which allows one to communicate with the outside world using a computer as well as specially installed software. Dubbed the intendiX system, it relies on...

Neuralieve could end headache misery for some

03/05/2010, Suffering from headaches and migraines is no joke as you might look fine from the outside, but actually have a whole nuclear bomb going on under the noggin’. The Neuralive device could be the answer to prayers of millions worldwide, as a recent...

Weinmann portable voice-guided ventilator

03/05/2010, Weinmann of Germany has unveiled a new portable voice-guided ventilator that is specially optimized for EMR and military personnel who perform cardiopulmonary resuscitations in the field. Dubbed the MEDUMAT Easy CPR, it will provide unmistakable spoken...

DentalVibe does away with pain

03/03/2010, Many people loathe going to the dentist as the pain is not limited to just your mouth, but wallet as well once he/she is done with your pearly whites. The DentalVibe device aims to reverse such a trend, offering a new way to eliminate pain completely...

Robotic Surgical Simulator

02/26/2010, The Center for Robotic Surgery at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University of Buffalo School of Engineering have come together to create what they dub the Robotic Surgical Simulator, otherwise known as the RoSS for short. RoSS enables doctors and...

Water Bobble filtered water bottle

02/23/2010, Getting clean drinking water might be something we take for granted for those of us living in developed countries, but countless others around the globe see it as a luxury. Anyways, if you are not sure about the kind of water that you’re about to...