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Tactile Wrist-Watch Helps Those Visually Impaired To Tell The Time

06/21/2011, Jacob Rynkiewicz decided that perhaps it was time to start focusing on the basic needs of those who are visually impaired. Sure there are fancy gadgets and devices that allow those who are visually impaired to get along with their lives but perhaps one...

Scientists Create First Expandable Memory For The Brain

06/21/2011, If you’ve watched the Matrix movie you probably remember parts of the movie where the characters “download” various learning tools into their brain, i.e. learning to fly a helicopter or ride a motorbike and learning martial arts in...

iCard ECG plays nice with any iPhone

06/20/2011, There’s an app for that – it is a battle cry for proponents of the iPhone, and we aren’t surprised to know that there is also an iPhone app which is capable of reading your heart rate when it works in tandem with another compatible...

Girl scouts earn patent for BOB-1 prosthetic device

06/18/2011, Back in May we reported that a team of girl scouts, The Flying Monkeys, won the FLL Global Innovation award for their prosthetic device, the BOB-1, that lets children with no fingers write again. The girls won $20,000 from the event and used the money to...

Implants to get protection from wireless attacks

06/16/2011, With all the ailments and ills that are happening these days, thankfully we have come thus far in the field of medical achievement that implants are able to provide life where no such avenue existed just half a century ago. There is a flipside to this...

Fujitsu Creates First Ever E-Paper Patient Badges

06/16/2011, Fujitsu and Sapporo Shirakaba-dai Hospital have worked together to produce e-paper patient badges which for now they are currently aiming at just providing medical information as well as a queue number so patients will know when it is their turn, and...

Glucowatch Allows Sugar Level Checking To Be A Painless Process

06/15/2011, As we understand, diabetics have to constantly check their sugar levels to make sure that it is maintained at a certain level and how this is done is that they would have to prick their fingers several times a day in order to draw the necessary blood to...

Jellyfish and human cells result in living laser

06/13/2011, Meet the latest mutant that failed to make the X-Men: First Class cut – the Living Laser! Just kidding, but scientists have managed to merge light-emitting proteins from jellyfish with a single human cell, hence creating the first biological laser...

Xsens ForceShoe turns you into a bionic person temporarily

06/13/2011, I do not know if you have watched CJ7, a science fiction show from Hong Kong which came out a few years ago, featuring the adventures of a young boy who was frequently bullied in school until he found an alien dog (which doesn’t look like a pooch at...

Teen brain data used to predict the success of a pop song

06/13/2011, Teen brain data can be used to predict the success of a pop song, according to the latest findings of scientists at Emory University. They performed an experiment where they got a group of twenty-seven teenagers, aged 12-17 and played them music 120 songs...

Blinky the Surgeonator robot turns 5

06/09/2011, Everybody deserves a birthday party – even if you weren’t “born” but created instead. Which is the case with Blinky the Surgeonator. This highly advanced robot that has been responsible for performing over 400 pediatric robot assisted...

Bluetooth low energy heart rate monitor belt

06/09/2011, The Nordic µBlue nRF8001 chip will be at the heart of this Bluetooth low energy heart rate monitor belt, where it is touted to be the first of its kind in the world, although we are not too sure just how valid that claim is. Being ready to go into volume...