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Valkee Brain Stimulation headset – even Darth Vader endorses it!

06/01/2011, Darth Vader is one of the most gifted and powerful Force users in galactic history, only to have his career (and limbs) literally cut short as a Jedi because he decided to dabble in the Dark Side. Well, that doesn’t mean he became a wimp after that...

Could cellphones cause cancer?

05/31/2011, There has been a debate going on for the longest time already, where certain quarters claim that cellphones (and smartphones, of course) could be involved in the rise of cancer cases, since they might just be as carcinogenic as the pesticide DDT or...

Petri dish has 12 second memory, longer than some people

05/26/2011, Remember the movie 50 First Dates? Well, memory loss can be quite a frustrating thing of experience, but here is an artificial brain that is grown on (where else) but an old school petri dish, comprising of around 60 rat neurons. To put it in plain...

Robotic wheelchair offer independence to the elderly

05/26/2011, If you’re getting on in your years and think that you would prefer the company of robots instead of grown up children who treat you nice just because of the potential inheritance that they might receive upon your demise, would you rather move over...

Ford ECG Seat might help save lives on the road in the future

05/24/2011, Just when you thought that electronically controlled chairs with a built-in massager and memory seat functions are the epitome of vehicle chair technology, Ford comes around to surprise us all with their ECG Seat – it is a unique driver’s seat...

Bacteria help enlisted to generate electricity

05/24/2011, Who would have thought that something like bacteria can also come in to be useful where keeping the earth green is concerned? We are talking about scientists working on harnessing microbes such as bacteria to generate electricity after discovering the...

Verizon and Medco debut Medco Pharmacy app

05/19/2011, Great news to the nearly 65 million Medco members in America – Verizon and Medco Health Solutions have teamed up to take their first major step into the mobile healthcare arena. The companies have just announced the release of the Medco Pharmacy app...

Bionic hand affixed to Austrian man voluntarily

05/19/2011, An Austrian man actually decided to take an interesting plunge in the name of medical science – by volunteering his hand to be amputated so he can be fitted with a bionic limb. The patient, known as “Milo” (not his real name, of course),...

Wheelchair that uses a laser scanner to “see”

05/18/2011, The folks over at Sweden’s Lulea University of Technology have developed an electric wheelchair that can “see” for its user. Designed for visually impaired passengers, the wheelchair uses a laser scanner to generate a 3D map of the...

Hoyos Eyelock USB Iris scanner

05/17/2011, Want to up the ante where security stakes are concerned on your home computer? Of course, biometric readings might be considered to be more secure than a strong password by some quarters, but that might just mean anyone who wants to gain access to a...

WebMD app now on Android

05/10/2011, It’s been a long time coming, but it’s finally here. WebMD, one of the most popular websites on the internet about health has just released a mobile app for the Android operating system. After being available on the iPhone since 2008, iPad...

Schizophrenia simulated on a computer

05/09/2011, There are many theories that surround the cause of schizophrenia, and one of them points to the excessive release of dopamine, as the brain remembers too many irrelevant stuff. Sounds like going to school? Actually no, as schizophrenics will be easily...