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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...

Brain Athlete device helps you concentrate better

12/16/2010,   [Sport Science & Technology Fair] Brain Athelete from B-Bridge from HIC Network on Vimeo. Hmmm, we did think that the whole “brain game” craze has died down after Brain Age on the Nintendo DS first made its debut a few years ago,...

Spinal implant could cancel pain signals

12/14/2010, Researchers Down Under might just come up with a new implantable chip which is capable of canceling the pain signals sent from the spine to the brain in human trials. This chip will naturally target folks who suffer from chronic pain, and the researchers...

WheeMe Massage Robot with Fingerettes

12/03/2010, We have recently looked at massage chairs and although they work well, they are bulky and expensive. WheeMe from Dreambots on the contrary is a small robot that steers itself on your back at a speed of 4.5 cm per second, massaging your muscles along...