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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...

C103 GPS E-Care Hub

01/28/2009, GroupSense of Hong Kong has developed the C103 GPS E-Care Hub that was specially designed for patient tracking. While this isn’t exactly big brother technology, it helps care givers keep track of their patients remotely (more work even when...

Nintendo To Enhance Wii Fit

01/27/2009, Nintendo’s Wii Fit isn’t exactly the solution you should employ if you want to lose a couple of pounds here and there, but the Japanese gaming giant aims to enhance this best-selling game by working hand in hand with Panasonic Medical...

GPS Used To Control Wheelchairs

01/21/2009, The boffins at the National Taiwan University are working on a new project that involves power wheelchairs which can be controlled and monitored remotely with the help of a GPS receiver. The ultimate goal? To develop a M3S-based GPS navigation system for...

Electronic Pipe Lends An Air Of Sophistication

01/20/2009, Electronic cigarettes is one of the alternatives for those looking for a way out of smoking, but what about those who are hooked on pipes? Why, you come up with a similar solution, of course! Hence the Electronic Pipe that is touted to offer a similar...

Dead Prized Beef Cow Cloned

01/12/2009, Japanese beef is highly rated around the world, and this has led a team of Japanese scientists to successfully cloned a prize beef cow. What makes this achievement all the more remarkable is, the legendary steer named Yasufuku has been reborn 13 years...

Life Desk Could Help Save Lives

01/01/2009, Those who live in earthquake-prone areas would definitely have learned about the Triangle of Life in the event disaster strikes, and this is the inspiration behind the Life Desk. The Life Desk itself is open for learning during regular times, and can be...

NEC Thermal Scans For Flu Carriers

01/01/2009, Cold and flu season is here again, and we all know just how contagious those diseases are. NEC hopes to stem the tide at the entrance of its Tokyo headquarters by featuring an infrared scanning machine which is capable of measuring the temperature of...

No Cuff Blood Pressure Monitor Makes Things Easy

12/17/2008, The No Cuff Blood Pressure Monitor makes monitoring blood pressure even more effortless than it already is today, as you don’t have to worry about cuff placements, adjustments and readings that are inaccurate at times. No sir, this newfangled device...