Medical

05.14.15
Octopus-inspired surgical tool will dig deep into your guts
05.14.15

Octopus-inspired surgical tool will dig deep into your guts

Telecommuting surgeons are becomingly increasingly adept at working on humans but there are still...

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05.14.15
Prosthetic electrodes will return amputees' sense of touch
05.14.15

Prosthetic electrodes will return amputees' sense of touch

For all the functionality and freedom that modern prosthetics provide, they still cannot give...

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05.05.15
Telesurgery tests highlight the limits of the Internet
05.05.15

Telesurgery tests highlight the limits of the Internet

Telesurgery has the potential to bring surgeons in contact with patients anywhere, any time. In a...

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04.14.15
Apple's ResearchKit is now open to medical researchers
04.14.15

Apple's ResearchKit is now open to medical researchers

ResearchKit, Apple's open-source initiative to transform iDevices into medical diagnostic tools, i...

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04.14.15
How electrifying the brain wards off Parkinson's disease
04.14.15

How electrifying the brain wards off Parkinson's disease

Implanting electrodes in the brain and zapping it helps patients with Parkinson's and other disord...

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04.07.15
Smartphone accessory puts HIV diagnosis in doctors' pockets
04.07.15

Smartphone accessory puts HIV diagnosis in doctors' pockets

People living in far-flung locations, especially in developing nations, could always use affordabl...

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03.27.15
Pocket camera helps the visually impaired navigate the world
03.27.15

Pocket camera helps the visually impaired navigate the world

This might be one of the least invasive sight aids for the visually impaired that we've spotted: i...

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03.09.15
Apple wants your iPhone to double as a medical device
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03.09.15

Apple wants your iPhone to double as a medical device

Apple's taking another step in its ongoing effort to make its iDevices more friendly to medical pr...

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02.06.15
Test for HIV in just 15 minutes with this $34 smartphone dongle
02.06.15

Test for HIV in just 15 minutes with this $34 smartphone dongle

A dongle created by Columbia University researchers can turn any smartphone (whether iPhones or An...

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