I get it - the headline sounds terrifying. But Switzerland’s EPFL has just invented a medical masterpiece that could help to reinvent robotic healthcare. These gelatinous machines could soon be crawling around your insides and performing operations.Read More
Researchers believe they’ve developed a new way to power wearable technology - harvesting body heat for electricity.Read More
Researchers at the University of Michigan have successfully developed a medical observation laser that uses human blood.Read More
We've seen all kinds of fitness trackers in different positions, from your wrist to your chest. The Kinematix Tune is the first one that actually makes complete sense to me, as it is attached to the insoles of your running shoes.Read More
Wearable gadgets have quickly become some of the most desirable technology on the planet. From tracking your fitness to providing a subtle second screen for checking notifications, their uses for enhancing your daily life are endlessly expanding. With more and more becoming available, prices are taking a tumble making this an exciting time for anyone strapped for cash.Read More
Researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) have developed a method of deciphering the bodies message to make a bionic leg safe to use.
Californian noise-rock outfit and capitalisation enthusiasts HEALTH dabble with cinematic electronica in their soundtrack for Max Payne 3 - the latest in the acclaimed and much loved videogame series - while still paying tribute to their experimental roots.
Researchers at the University of Glasgow have been pioneering 3D printing technology, and have formed what could well be a revolution in pharmaceuticals scientists, doctors and the world.
Aiming to “make 23rd Century science-fiction a 21st Century medical reality”, X Prize Foundation’s organizers have offered up a prize of $10 million (£6.5m) to anyone who can invent a Star Trek-alike medical ‘tricorder’ – influenced by the tool used by Spock and Bones in the popular sci-fi show. Launched at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the foundation’s competition page for the Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize reads:
“Imagine a portable, wireless device in the palm of your hand that monitors and diagnoses your health conditions. That’s the technology envisioned by this competition, and it will allow unprecedented access to personal health metrics. The end result: Radical innovation in healthcare that will give individuals far greater choices in when, where, and how they receive care.”