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Pressure Sensors Could Help Ease Amputees’ Pain

04/15/2014, Being an amputee is definitely no fun at all, where they suffer from phantom pains as well as having to go through the discomfort of rubbing the amputated section against artificial limbs, resulting in dangerous sores in some cases. Researchers have come...

Google Micro Camera System To Usher In Next-Gen Contact Lenses

04/14/2014, Google’s Glass has had its fair share of time in the limelight, whether it showcases the darker side of human nature, or our natural tendency to help out one another in times of need. Well, it seems as though the tech giant has future plans in the...

Goggles Can Spot Cancer Cells

04/14/2014, So far, my circle of friends know at least one person who is fighting cancer, and this disease has become so common that it is no longer a surprise to anyone. The thing is, the fight against cancer shows no signs of wiping out the disease completely, and...

Surgeon Finds Google Glass Indispensable In His Work

04/13/2014, A plastic surgeon from New York City, Dr. Ramtim Kassir, claims that the Google Glass he wears is now an indispensable part of his practice on Park Avenue. Google is currently ramping up the availability of their Google Glass eyewear so that just about...

First Marijuana Vending Machine Unveiled In Colorado

04/13/2014, Colorado’s first marijuana vending machine was rolled onto the patio at Montana’s Smokehouse in Avon yesterday. It not in use just yet, it will be installed today, one full week before 4/20. Its certainly not the only machine of its kind, pot...

3D Printed Human Heart Might Be Realized Soon

04/09/2014, When it comes to 3D printing, it does seem as though the possibilities might be endless, considering how technology in this segment has moved so fast, so much so that we might be making some headway into printing out human organs that could be used to...

Spinal Implant Allows Paralyzed Men To Move

04/08/2014, There is nothing quite like advances in modern medical technology that brings about what could be deem as miraculous. Take these four men for example, where they are all paralyzed from the chest down for over two years. Not only that, their situation is...

Robot Exoskeleton Allows 4-Year Old Girl Work Her Arms

04/04/2014, Exoskeletons used to be the stuff of dreams, where my first exposure to an exoskeleton was when Ellen Ripley went mano a mano with the Alien Queen. Over the years, however, technology has advanced to such a degree that it might feature in our day-to-day...

Grush, Connected Toothbrush with Games

04/03/2014, Another day, another connected toothbrush… the Grush one is slightly different from Kolibree, the first electrical connected toothbrush, because it will feature a few games at launch and it is not electrical. Note that the Kolibree team talked about...

Lab-Made Muscle Boasts Of Self-Repairing Capability

04/03/2014, Nothing quite like a literal lab rat to showcase the latest in medical developments, is there? Duke University researchers have successfully created living skeletal muscle that pretty much resembles the real deal, all the way down to the ability to repair...

Smart Patch Could Monitor And Treat Parkinson’s Disease

04/01/2014, The use of patches in medicine is far from a new idea, where it has been implemented in the past such as this flu vaccine with varying degrees of success, depending on the kind of disease or ailment that treats. Scientists at Seoul National University...

Bellabeat Lets You Hear Your Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat

04/01/2014, There is just something about the miracle of a growing baby in a mother’s womb – no two ways about it. In fact, how the heck does a full human baby form in a matter of 9 months? That is truly a wonder to ponder over, and excited parents of their...

Samsung UGEO WS80A Is First Premium Ultrasound System

03/31/2014, Samsung does not make only fancy looking home appliances as well as smartphones for everyone, but they too, have an interest in the world of medical devices. Case in point, their newest Samsung UGEO WS80A has been touted to be the first premium ultrasound...

SensiMAT Will Hopefully Prevent Pressure Ulcers

03/31/2014, I am quite sure that caregivers and wheelchair users alike will be able to tell you what a problem pressure sores can be, especially when these tend to lead to infection. Just what can technology do in order to help out in such a situation? A team at the...