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Man Gets Robotic Hand That Allows Him To Feel

02/05/2014, Bionic human parts have always remained in the realm of science fiction for many years, but this has already changed in this particular century. A bunch of EU researchers have been working hard to deliver sense to senseless prostheses, which would be the...

Boy Receives 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

02/05/2014, Bless our hearts with this heart warming story – Mason Wilde, who has always had a passion when it comes to seeing how things work, is only 16 years old, but he has put his skills to good use by making use of the Johnson County Library’s 3D...

First Bionic Eye Implanted By UMHS Doctors

02/05/2014, I have just finished watching RoboCop on a legit channel – at a cinema, of course, and the question of fusing human as well as robot parts together continues to be an interesting aspect that might very well be the future if science manages to catch...

Invention Seals Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

02/04/2014, I have watched “The Lone Survivor” and cringe at the way the brave men in the movie are willing to jump down a cliff, equipment and all, just to avoid capture and possible torture with the very real possibility of a beheading, hurting themselves a...

Fruit Flies Aid In Cancer Detection

01/30/2014, How many of us would take a look at fruit flies and figure out that they are nothing but pests? Well, scientists have decided to find a better use for fruit flies, using them to detect cancer instead. Talk about one man’s meat being another man’s...

3D-Printed Trachea Makes Breathing Easier

01/27/2014, We have read about how 3D printers might change the way we do things, and it could also prove to be a modern day medical miracle. Case in point, this 3D printed windpipe (or trachea if you want to get all technical about it) could eventually allow...

Robot Could Help Kids With Autism Out

01/27/2014, Kids with autism are special, where they will need to be approached differently in order to blossom into their full potential. However, have you ever thought about introducing a robotic touch to the situation? Take Luka for instance – he is a child...

Robotic Ankle Could Help Increase Mobility In Injured People

01/23/2014, Do you feel that life imitates art at times? Perhaps, and when it comes to the realm of science fiction, what we see in a futuristic movie like Minority Report and its touchscreen user interface has already made its way to the real world. Scientists over...

Fancy Powering Your Own Electronics?

01/23/2014, Have you watched The Matrix before? I am quite sure that you would have remembered the scene when Morpheus was explaining to Neo how the machines see human beings as nothing more than batteries to power them. Well, that might very well be too close to the...

Emotiv Launches Designathon To Create A Mind Controlled Wheelchair

01/20/2014, The wheelchair might have a rather simple design for the most part, but given the advance in technology, it is not surprising to see advancements made to the design to help those who might be more several disabled. We’ve seen how some wheelchairs have...

Google Unveils Smart Contact Lens That Measures Glucose Levels

01/16/2014, For those who find it troublesome to wear prescription glasses, contact lenses are the next best thing. Apparently not content with contact lenses just being able to let people see better, Google has developed a smart contact lens which is basically a...

Hospital Linen Tagged Electronically To Prevent Unwanted Losses

01/13/2014, When you run a hospital, you know that there are plenty of items to keep track of, ranging from the medicine at the dispensary, as well as the various equipment that lies throughout the building. Oh yeah, one very important thing that no one should...