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MIRO Surgical Assistant Robot

03/30/2009, Robots are getting smarter by the day thanks to the leaps and bounds in artificial intelligence, and here we have the MIRO precision surgical assistant that could help out in open surgery in the future. It is able to perform minimally invasive surgical...

Cell Phone Could Save Lives

03/29/2009, While we’ve already heard of horror stories concerning exploding cell phone batteries in the past that posed a health hazard to mankind, how about turning the tables around with a new cell phone application that could actually save lives? AT&T...

Lung Cigarette Lighter

03/26/2009, Want to quit smoking but haven’t yet had the willpower to do so? This well-meaning campaign hopes that the shock factor might actually stop people from lighting up, offering a cigarette lighter that comes in the form of blackened lungs. What do you...

Robots Sniff Out Allergens

03/26/2009, Nice to see robots in Japan (where else) lend more than a helping hand, this time round being able to change its color depending on the amount of allergy-causing pollen that’s hanging around in the air. There are currently half a thousand...

So Sweet Thermometer

03/25/2009, This is one thermometer that will definitely fool kids into getting their temperatures taken – dubbed the So Sweet. How does it do so? Simple – by taking on the form of a lollipop, where there is actually an embedded thermometer within. Apart...

Temporary Prosthetic Limbs

03/24/2009, Prosthetic limbs do help those who need it to live a much more normal life, and technology of prosthetics have come a long way from just a fake plastic appendage. Industrial designer Tillmann Beuscher has a heart for landmine victims worldwide by thinking...

Durabook RT10 Rugged Tablet PC

03/24/2009, Do you like the tablet PC form factor the most among all other computer designs? Well, why not make sure the tablet you’re getting is durable enough to withstand the knocks and tumbles of life, with the Durabook RT10 from GammaTech. This...

PhysioGlove Makes Placing ECG Leads A Snap

03/23/2009, Now here’s an invention that will definitely make the world a much better place – the PhysioGlove. What does it do? Well, this is meant to help position all the electrodes required in their respective places during an ECG setup without going...

Underwear Burns Fat Away

03/20/2009, Not actual image of the underwear… Teijin has one of the craziest inventions ever that might just blast off like a rocket – after all in this day and age of self-consciousness, who wouldn’t want underwear that is able to burn away body...

Tanita Teams Up With Garmin

03/18/2009, Who would’ve thought that Tanita and Garmin would strike up an alliance, where the former’s BC-1000 Body Composition Monitor is used to measure various physical aspects of yours, including muscle mass, overall physique rating, daily caloric...

HemAway Toilet Seat

03/13/2009, Whoever suffers from a serious case of hemorrhoids will definitely tell you horror stories of the pain each time they move their bowels or even when sitting down, but here’s something that could help hemorrhoids sufferers alleviate their pain...

AngelMed Guardian Monitor Predicts Heart Attacks

03/11/2009, Heart attacks are more often than not sudden, and chances are you will only realize you’re suffering from one halfway through the experience if lucky. Angel Medical Systems has come up with the AngelMed Guardian, a device that is touted to predict...

RFID Tags Could Save Lives

03/11/2009, A partnership between Hothead Technologies and Kennesaw State University has resulted in a new system that could help trainers monitor whether an athlete is about to suffer from heatstroke or not – after all, sometimes passion for glory and the game...

Gruve Device Measures Movement

03/09/2009, Living an active lifestyle is crucial to keeping one’s metabolism rate up while staying fit, and Muve designers aim to make that easier for all of us with their Gruve device which is worn just like a pedometer, although it introduces a few more...