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Man Enlists YouTube Help To Deliver Baby

05/03/2009, A man from Cornwall (Marc Stephens), UK was at a loss on delivering his wife’s fourth child until he decided to key in “How to deliver a baby” in YouTube’s search box. Armed with this newfound knowledge, Marc Stephens successfully...

Thought-Controlled Wheelchair

05/03/2009, Researchers from the University of Zaragoza, Spain, have successfully come up with a working prototype of a wheelchair that operates by thought alone. It will offer options on a display on where one is able to go, where the system will then interpret EEG...

Laser Used To Control Humans

04/29/2009, Scientists have stumbled upon a method to control the human brain using flashes of light, after successfully conducting experiments at the MIT Media Lab, activating a specific set of neurons in a monkey’s brain. The strongest point of this...

Venus Prototype For Needle-Free Medical System

04/29/2009, While there are some of us out there who are willing to face an army in unarmed combat, this very same person might actually cower in fear at the sight of needles. The Venus prototype could do away with such a method of dispensation in the medical world,...

Wiimote Used By Modern Radiologists

04/28/2009, When Nintendo came up with the Wii, surely they could not have predicted its wild success by a long shot, and we’re pretty confident they also did not realize that the humble Wiimote could be used as a viable option for modern radiologists, too....

Gait Monitoring System

04/20/2009, Wonders never cease at higher institutions of learning as a partnership between University of Virginia engineers, clinicians, and the school’s Institute of Aging, has learned to work together with AFrame Digital to develop a huge scale real-time...

Medigenic Keyboard

04/14/2009, The keyboard at the office could be one of the dirtiest places you’ll ever place your fingers on, and yet you don’t notice – not until you get hold of the Medigenic keyboard. This device does not come with raised keys that are a sure...

IGM Heated Keyboard Wrist Pad

04/14/2009, Thanko isn’t the only one in town with a heated keyboard, as they now have a rival in the form of IGM’s Heated Keyboard Wrist Pad that looks set to loosen your ligaments while you type out that long-awaited document for your boss. Powered by a...

Robot Developed For Heart Surgery

04/13/2009, Heart surgery is extremely complicated as the delicate nature of the operation normally would include stopping the heart artificially in order for surgeons to strut their stuff in a safe manner. Scientists from Japan’s Waseda University might have...

GPS Fitted Medical Inhaler

04/13/2009, A GPS-fitted medical inhaler is yet another device that probably would not make it to the big scheme of things, although initial tests have worked fairly well and accurately. The whole point to this device is to keep track of where asthma attacks strike...

Mnemonic Reminder Tool

04/10/2009, It can be heartbreaking to see someone close and dear to you suffering from diseases that ravage the mind, especially Alzheimer’s which causes the afflicted to lose his/her memory with time, where even once familiar faces have become as strangers....

VertaBrate Massages Back For Pain Relief

04/09/2009, Some of us do suffer from back problems, and there are many ways to alleviate back pain with massaging being at the top of the list in addition to regular exercise, ample stretching, maintaining the right posture as well as practicing Yoga. What happens...

Prosthetic Eye Gets LED Upgrade

04/09/2009, Canadian filmmaker Rob Spence suffers from damaged right eye and was subsequently given a prosthetic replacement. However, his false eye takes a different approach this time round as he is working on a way to build a wireless video camera into the...