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Operation Makes Blind Man See

03/04/2009, A man who has been blind for 30 years can finally see light thanks to bionic eyes which has been fitted. According to the BBC, “Ron, 73, had the experimental surgery seven months ago at London’s Moorfield’s eye hospital.He says he can...

Super Smoker Helps You Quit

03/04/2009, Quitting the smoking habit can be quite challenging, but thankfully companies have not given up the good fight yet when it comes to helping one cease and desist from lighting up. Super Smoker is offering its latest Blue electronic cigarettes, which looks...

Magic Mirror Does Wonders With Inner Anatomy

03/02/2009, This magic mirror does not tell you who the fairest is of them all, but it does reflect your inner anatomy including bones and muscles whenever you stand right in front of it. Pretty unnerving if you ask me, imagine looking at the mirror hoping to preen...

Weta Workshop Prosthetic Mermaid Tail

02/24/2009, Nadya Vessey had both of her legs amputated due to an illness as a child, and she has finally managed to fulfil her mermaid fantasy after approaching Weta Workshop – the very same special-effects team that worked on the Lord of the Rings and The...

PlayStation Palmar Hidradentitis

02/24/2009, Don’t hold on to your PlayStation controllers too tightly the next time round as you could potentially suffer from PlayStation palmar hidradentitis, a new skin disorder that causes painful lesions on the palms similar to patches found on the soles...

Pill Dispenser Reminds Patients To Pop

02/18/2009, Designer Steven Grech has come up with a new pill dispenser that aims to improve patient compliance as it features an alert system via SMS to remind the user to pop designated pills are pre-programmed times of the day. The device will also record when you...

Flex Insulin Pump

02/18/2009, Designer Ellaluna Taylor has come up with her Flex insulin pump system that targets active diabetes sufferers, as this system functions as a “unique prosthetic skin” that can be worn under clothing, functioning as a discreet glucose management...

Braille Interpreter Makes Reading Dots Easy

02/17/2009, Unless one is blind, you will never be able to understand just how a visually impaired person feels and navigates through their world. Have you ever wondered how one masters Braille? It sure ain’t easy, just take a look at the number of dots as well...

Panasonic Blood Pressure Monitor With SD Card Slot

02/16/2009, Panasonic has released its first blood pressure monitor to come with an SD memory card slot, which is interesting as this follows the other Panasonic products that feature a similar slot such as TVs and camcorders, although a blood pressure monitor is...

Engineer Designed Own Robotic Arm

02/13/2009, Who knows your body better than yourself? That’s probably what spurred engineer Mark Lesek on after a horrific accident that forced him to lop off an arm in order to save his life. Mark’s initial efforts to find a prosthesis that fits failed...

Zona Plus Hypertension Relief Device

02/11/2009, Are you suffering from hypertension or high blood pressure? Amazingly enough, the Zona Plus Hypertension Relief Device device touts itself to lower your blood pressure within 4 to 7 weeks of use, relying on the squeezing action. No idea if anyone wants to...

Immaculate Arm Concept

02/10/2009, There are those among us who are physically handicapped by birth or through an accident, but that doesn’t mean life has to be any less fulfilling compared to an able-bodied person. In fact, one’s attitude is what determines one’s...

Residents Around Wind Turbine Falling Sick

02/08/2009, Residents who reside near wind turbines In Japan have started to experience more and more headaches, dizziness, insomnia and other ailments, and this has led to the general populace being fearful of such green technology as well as the health hazards it...

Microbots Enter Bloodstream, Perform Surgery

02/02/2009, The stuff of science fiction is finally here – scientists from Monash University in Australia have developing microbot motors that can swim through the human bloodstream. Known as “Proteus”, this small piezoelectric motor measures a mere...