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Fluorescent Sensor Detects Presence Of Date Rape Drug

03/28/2014, “Date rape” drugs have gained notoriety for being difficult to detect, so it pays dividends to be extra careful when you go out for some drinks with newfound friends. Who knows what are the kind of stuff that they put in your drink when you go to the...

Woman Gets 3D Printed Skull Implant

03/27/2014, We’ve seen how 3D printing can be incredibly useful not just for making products or creating novelty items, but how it can also be used in the medical community. Back in 2013 we talked about how 3D printers have managed to 3D print skull implants and it...

ATHENA The ‘Human Desktop’ Primed For Toxicity Tests

03/26/2014, I know that there are crash test dummies when it comes to testing out the safety of a production vehicle, but what happens when it comes to toxicity tests for humans? Certainly it would cross all boundaries to wilfully administer toxic stuff to an...

Sick? How About Snacking On Some Batteries?

03/25/2014, I am quite sure that the regular battery is not on anyone’s list of foods, and it would most probably cause you an acute case of poisoning should you actually opt to eat a battery. However, when it comes to an entirely new range of in vivo electronics...

Twitter Could Help Track Flu Across NYC

03/24/2014, Twitter has entered the spotlight over the weekend due to Turkey’s ban on the service recently, but this time around, here is some news on Twitter that might help lighten your mood. I am referring the Twitter being analyzed by a software to figure out...

iHear Is A Hearing Aid That Can Be Calibrated Over The Internet

03/24/2014, If you or someone you know wears hearing aids, then you know that hearing aids aren’t a one size fits all solution. This is because hearing loss will differ from people to people, with some people suffering from a greater degree of hearing loss, while...

Smart Tags Know If Food Or Medicine Is Not Fit For Consumption

03/18/2014, There is a very good reason why there is a “use by” date on our food and drinks – simply because food can turn bad, and that would not be too good for your tummy then. However, we humans love to be more efficient in the way we do things, which...

Tiny Camera Captures Aorta Selfies

03/18/2014, The ‘selfie’ has proven that it has enough relevance and pulling power to join the rest of the English vocabulary on a permanent residence basis, and so, without much further ado, we bring you word of a small camera that is capable of traveling...

Color Blind Artist ‘Hears’ What He Sees

03/16/2014, Neil Harbisson is someone very special, as he claims to be a color blind artist who is able to ‘hear’ the various shades and hues, courtesy of a medical implant deep within his skull. This is definitely not the first time that a brain implant has...

Cefaly Headband Helps “Cure” Migraines

03/16/2014, I can tell you first hand that suffering from a migraine problem is no fun at all. If you are familiar with the mythical Chinese folk character, the Monkey King, then you would know the kind of pain that the mischievous Sun Wukong goes through each time...

British Hospital Could Rely On Skype For Consultations

03/10/2014, The world of technology has made life a whole lot easier to go through these days, and in the medical sector, it has also helped humanity extend one’s lifespan. Apart from that, technology has also made the whole world a lot smaller – a global...

Britons Look To Facebook To Sell Kidneys

03/10/2014, Times are hard, but after reading about this, you might be thankful that you have a roof over your head, not to mention a job to go to in the morning. Apparently, struggling Britons have already placed an offer on Facebook to sell their kidneys. Yes sir,...

Button Press Delivers Instant Orgasm

03/07/2014, Scientists have apparently come up with an orgasm machine, where it is capable of delivering a climax at the single push of a button. This particular idea hails from a surgeon in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where the point of its existence is not to...

Boy Hears For First Time Thanks To Brain Implant

03/07/2014, A brain implant in Alex Frederick’s brain has allowed the little boy to hear for the first time in his 17 months of living, thanks to the presence of a brain implant that was performed in a Boston hospital. This particular device has yet to be...