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Resilience Project Reveals Genetic Superheroes

When people study and wonder about their genetics, they often think about their history. So what happens when science tells us about the history that could have become true? This is what’s happened with the resilience…

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Fitbit Used to Save Someone’s Life

People these days like using technology for a wide range of abilities, from playing a game to tracking your morning run. Using technology to track your activities has become a big thing, with smart watches and…

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Does Your Business Card Have An ECG Built In?

So you find someone who wants to do business, how would you go about advertising your company way after you’ve even met? Some people will give you an email address or phone number while the most prepared…

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Japan Display Conveys Prototype 8K Screen Within a 17-inch LCD

Recent years have seen a substantial improvement of resolution within screens at a price point which has dropped significantly, from average consumer availability of 1080p Televisions to the new breed of 4K sets which are pushed…

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3D Printed Sternum And Ribs For Cancer Patient

3D Printing has taken off in recent years, with everything from toys to houses being designed and built by anyone with a computer (and a big enough printer). Some of the biggest advantages of the 3D…

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Google Health Now Contains Over 900 Illnesses Information

Google is developing a lot of tools and technologies that are said to be shaping the future. From their AR glasses, Google Glass, to their self driving cars, Google is not staying with just the internet…

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World’s First 3D-Printed Pill Approved By US Authorities

Damn I really love the concept behind this, in what would be a world first, the US Food and Drug Administration has given the go-ahead for a 3D-printed pill to be produced. I envisaged many things…

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Technological Breakthrough Could Replace Injections for Vaccinations

A team of scientists have discovered a new way to administer vaccinations without the need for traditional injections. This revolutionary procedure is less intrusive and operates through a layer which dissolves into the skin. Subsequently, this…

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Did Batman Turn From Superhero to ‘Super Murderer’ in the Arkham Knight?

Batman is considered a superhero and was created with that intent in mind. We see that in the comics and movies created so far, but what about the games? Sure, they need to be tweaked a…

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66-Year-Old Man’s Rare Heart Condition Cured by 3D Printing

A specialized team of Doctors at UCLA recently performed a medical marvel thanks to the capabilities of 3D printing. One of their patients, Richard Whitaker had been suffering from a rare long-term heart condition and conventional procedures…

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Watch Out! Too Much Candy Crush Can Break Your Tendons!

Are you playing a lot of Match-3 games? Like every day of the week? Is it Candy Crush? If the answer to all previous questions is ‘Yes’, then you might want to know that you may…

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Instant Wound-Sealing Glue Will Make Band-Aids Obsolete

Two new products are about to change the way we deal with wounds as much as the band-aid did in 1920 when it was invented by Earle Dickson. The first product is the MAR Glue created…

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7yr Old Girl Gets 3D Printed Robohand – Only Cost $50 to Produce!

3D printing has revolutionized the world of prosthetics, making prototyping and modifications of prosthetics a much quicker process, while also drastically reducing the cost of creating the required components. After losing her left hand at just…

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Watch: Blind Man Uses Bionic Eye to See Again

Allen Zderared lost his sight more than 10 years ago, but thanks to new technology that has led to the development of a ‘bionic eye’, he can now ‘see’ again. The Guardian captured the moment he saw his wife…

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UK’s NHS Breaches Data 6 Times a Day, Including on Social Media

Privacy pressure group Big Brother Watch has conducted research revealing a startling number of sensitive data breaches by the UK’s National Health Service. On average, data including sensitive medical records, is breached 6 times a day.…

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Music Proven to be More Effective than Drugs When Fighting Alzheimer and Dementia

Modern medicine nowadays tries to ‘fix’ us with pills and drugs, even when the latter type of medication proves to be ineffective. A natural phenomenon that we tend to medicalize is aging, a process we all…

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Australian University 3D Printing Body Parts for Medical Schools

There is a growing need for dead bodies in medical science, but since the profession is focused on saving lives and helping people live longer, there are less cadavers stacking up for medical research than required……

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Certain Farts Can Prevent Cancer, Strokes and Dementia Say Scientists?!

No that isn’t a typo in the title, a team of scientists are proving once again that they have a little too much time on their hands, but on the plus side, perhaps something good came…

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Remote Control Contraceptive Being Developed by The Gates Foundation

A new project is being funded by the Gates Foundation that could end the need to take a daily contraceptive pill. Instead of taking one pill a day, their project could result in you taking one…

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3D Printing Aids Surgeons to Save Five Year Old Boys Life

3D printing is once again showing how it can be a life changing piece of technology after a team of surgeons in Spain used their 3D printers to help save the life of a 5-year old…

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Boy Receives 3D Printed Card Playing Prosthetic from e-NABLE

The team at e-NABLE have been working hard to help many people, mostly children, who require prosthetic devices. They’ve been custom making a multitude of prosthetics on a volunteer basis to allow people to do many…

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Science Fiction Reality With Mind Controlled Bionic Hand

Ian Burkhart became paralysed after a swimming accident, but may now benefit from modern medical science as he has become the first person to benefit from a mind controlled bionic hand. The bionic device is controller…

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“Hands-Free Automatic Sperm Extractor” So Much Nope [SFW]

Many of us these days are obsessed with how technology can improve our health, with things such as mobile apps to track our workouts, advances in scanning technology to monitor our well being and new medial…

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3-D Printed Casts Set to Speed Up Bone Recovery After Break or Fracture

Since its early days 3D printing has come one heck of a long way, both in terms of its physical abilities, but also the cost of manufacturing along with the cost of purchasing the required hardware.…

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NASA & GRoK Technologies Working On Star Trek Style Healing Devices

Anyone who has seen an episode of Star Trek will no doubt be familiar with the healing devices they used in the show, simply shine the non-invasive device on the skin and BAM! You’re healed. They…

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Bionic Hand Connected To Man’s Nerves Returns Sense Of Touch

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute in Lausanne and Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Italy have reported that a bionic hand has been successfully wired into the nerves of a man’s amputated arm, allow him…

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3D Printed Artificial Liver May Soon Be A Reality

3D printing seems to turn up a major innovation almost every week, and the prospect of a 3D printed liver is one of the most incredible ones so far. Being able to create the vital organ…