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Fiber optic dressing lets you know how well a wound is healing

08/03/2011, Have you ever gotten a cut, bandaged it and wondered how the healing process is coming along? Save for actually removing the dressing, there is now a high-tech way of checking on the healing progress of your wound which can be accomplished through the use...

AIDS Test In Minutes With Low Cost Device

08/02/2011, The small device shown above has all the qualities of a huge potential medical success, to not only detect AIDS, but also other diseases like syphilis, malaria and hepatitis. At its heart there is a micro-chip that can analyze a tiny amount of blood (one...

RIBA-II: the upgraded robot nurse

08/02/2011, Remember the RIBA robot nurse that was introduced way back in 2009? The robotic hospital helper that was designed to aid people on and off their ward beds into wheelchairs is back. And this time around, it’s been upgraded. Called the RIBA-II, it now...

Brain cap translates thoughts into motion

08/01/2011, You might not be a mutant like Jean Grey who possesses telekinetic powers, but you might soon be able to harness such “power” if the “brain cap” technology which is being researched by the University of Maryland (UMD). Basically,...

South Korea starts a clinic to treat web addiction

08/01/2011, We all love the internet as it allows us to do all sorts of things online, from reading internet memes, to catching up with old friends, video calls, funny YouTube videos, movie streaming, email, shopping, etc. The list of things we can do on the internet...

X-ray camera shoots at 4.5 million fps

07/31/2011, If you’ve ever wanted to see three-dimensional images of individual molecules, your wishes have come true. The folks over at the Science and Technology Facilities Council in UK have developed an X-ray camera that lets you do just that. Created for...

Brain signals harnessed for braking assistance

07/29/2011, Seems that vehicles are getting smarter and smarter by the day, and most recently we have seen a steering wheel from Toyota which is capable of knowing whether you are about to experience a heart attack, slowing down the car automatically so that you can...

Artificial lungs can replace our regular lungs in the future

07/26/2011, It’s amazing how far technology has come, back in the day who would’ve thought that we’d be able to replace our malfunctioning lungs with an artificial lung? Some researchers at the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) have come up...

Viberect device may help overcome erectile dysfunction

07/25/2011, Dealing with erectile dysfunction (ED) but don’t want to resort to pills to solve the problem? Well there’s a new technology that may take care of it. Recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Viberect is a medical...

Surgical Robot has force feedback system, plays no games

07/25/2011, Played Trauma Center on the Nintendo DS before? That was one of the earliest hit titles on the portable game console which literally had my hands sweating as I had to “operate” on the patient with my stylus, and many a time my jittery hands...

Tattoo tracks sodium and glucose using iPhone

07/22/2011, “There’s an app for that” has been a rallying cry for iPhone users for quite some time now, and today, the very same cry is louder than ever. Just what makes this particular app so special? For starters, it will rely on a nanosensor...