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Scientists Connect Tablet To Brain Of Paralyzed Patient

10/25/2015, Using our brains to control things sounds like something out of a Marvel/DC movie involving telepathics and whatnot. However in reality, such technology has existed for a while. For example back in 2012 as part of the BrainGate program, a woman...

Carbon Nanotubes Found In Childrens’ Lungs

10/22/2015, Sometimes, there are things in life that we do not understand – too well at the moment, at least. Take for instance, a recent study by lead author Fathi Moussa at the University of Paris-Saclay, France, where it was determined that vehicles on the...

Smartwatch App Helps Veterans Suffering From PTSD

10/16/2015, Smartwatches are great if you want to receive notifications on your wrist, track your biometrics, and more. However it is more than a tool of convenience and novelty, it can also be potentially used as a medical device which is what Tyler Skluzacek has...

Iron Man, Frozen, Star Wars Prosthetics Aimed At Young Amputees

10/12/2015, Unless you are an amputee, we really have no idea what it would be like to lose an arm. Making it even worse is when you are young and you just can’t comprehend what is going on. However to help make the process a bit more bearable, Open Bionics has...

Digital Replica Of Rat Brain Claimed

10/12/2015, It seems that we are making strides towards developing a digital persona of ourselves, and who knows, one day the pipe dream of being able to translate our consciousness into a computer might be possible – which would mean that one is able to live...

ALPS Sensor Might Spell Breakthrough For Wearable Health Devices

10/07/2015, [CEATEC 2015] Aren’t we all a conscious lot where our health and well being are concerned? Unfortunately, many people will only do something about their health when they are diagnosed with something unpleasant which might require a combination of...

Fujitsu RETISSA Eyewear Helps Those With Poor Vision

10/07/2015, [CEATEC 2015] Wearable technology such as virtual reality headsets or augmented reality (AR) headgear have been around for some time already, but they have not really managed to end up being mainstream devices to date. Well, it looks like this particular...

Ancient Chinese Text Provided Clues For Malaria Cure

10/07/2015, It looks as though there is still wisdom left to be mined from the ancients, as evident by scientist Tu Youyou, who in the midst of the Cultural Revolution, decided to join up in a covert mission in order to figure out a malaria cure. Known as “Project...

DFree Helps Prevent Bowel Movement Accidents

10/06/2015, [CEATEC 2015] Growing old is a fact of life, and when we get closer to the age where we are about to bid this life goodbye, many things about our bodies – once so healthy and vibrant, start to break down. Well, it seems that pooping in one’s pants...

Dentsu Sciencejam Could Help Out Caregivers & Medical Personnel

10/06/2015, [CEATEC 2015] If you have not heard of Dentsu Sciencejam before, perhaps knowing that they are the company behind these mind controlled wearable cat ears known as the Necomimi will ring a bell. Well, the company is certainly knee deep in technology that...

Smart Menstrual Cup Can Tell If Your Period Is Unhealthy

10/06/2015, While tampons and sanitary pads might be the more traditional way of managing one’s period, it would seem that the menstrual cup is starting to gain traction these days due to safety factors, like how they aren’t associated with Toxic Shock Syndrome...

Virtual Reality For Mice Could Help Understand Brain Disorders

10/05/2015, For the most part, many of us see virtual reality as an upcoming method of gaming. It makes perfect sense as it immerses the player into the actual world of the game, versus just staring at a monitor. However it seems that virtual reality could have...

SignLanguageGlove Lets The Hearing & Speech Impaired Speak Up

10/01/2015, The speech and hearing impaired segment of the population might find it rather challenging to communicate with the rest of the world, but this does not mean that they are in any way lesser than the best of us. With tools like the SignLanguageGlove, things...

Drone Port For Medical Supply Delivery In Rwanda

10/01/2015, While drones have more often than not been in the spotlight because of their offensive capabilities on the battlefield such as the Taranis drone from BAE, this does not mean that such technology cannot be used for peace and humanitarian purposes. Rwanda,...