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Fighting Bacteria Infection using Wireless Electroceutical Dressing

A new type of surgical dressing might provide a better resistant to bacterial infection and combat antibiotic resistance by using weak electric fields. “Drug resistance in bacteria is a major threat and antibiotic-resistant biofilm infections are estimated to account for at least 75 percent of bacterial infections in […]

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The Potential of Biological Solar Cell

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What if dirty water can be the main source of energy? Seokheun Choi is the leader of the research to convert dirty bacteria into clean energy at Binghampton University, United States by using a solar cell (micro-BSC). So, lets found out the development of this project. The […]

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The Most Advanced Microscope of Our Generation

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Scientists of Oldenburg University utilises a new type of ‘robotic microscope’ to automatically record, scan, and document fine tissue sample. For Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen, a neurobiologist and main user of the microscope, “the sample is automatically digitised, therefore it can be used years later without any […]

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Why is a Robot the Future of Medical Rehabilitation?

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University is undertaking a study to improve the physical rehabilitation process by personalising the robot interaction with the human. For Dr. Shelly Levy-Tzedek, head of the Cognition, Aging, and Rehabilitation lab focuses her research on the use of robots for rehabilitation patients. The motivation of […]

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Finding a Cure for Dementia with Google Street View

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With the help of Google, Anne-Christine Hertz invented a prototype device called BikeAround; a device that pairs stationery bike with Google Street View to combat dementia. Based on the data gathered by Alzheimer’s Society, “there are 850,000 people with dementia and the number will rise to over […]

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Virtual Reality is Disrupting the Manufacturing Industry

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A virtual reality system can change the future of manufacturing jobs. A team of researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) is currently developing a VR system for Oculus Rift headset that allows manufacturing workers to teleoperate using a Baxter humanoid model robot. The […]

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Nintendo’s Wii is the Answer to Improve the Health of Patients with Parkinson

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The new research is currently underway to utilise Nintendo’s Wii game console as the solution to help people with Parkinson disease to improve their movements and speech. Researchers will ask the participants to stand on a balance board and move a cursor to a specific target, therefore […]

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Virtual Reality: The Future of Medical Diagnosis

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Researchers at Stanford Concussion and Brain Performance Center can diagnose concussions using virtual reality (VR) device. Sounds futuristic? Not quite. For Jamshid Gahjar, MD, PhD, Director of the Center said that ‘brain injuries are still poorly understood’. By using Eye-Sync technology – a VR headset platforms that […]

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The Viability of Drones as the Future of Medical Devices

Drone technology might be the solution to transport blood supplies to uncharted location during an emergency situation. Based on the study conducted by John Hopkins, ‘transport drones can safely deliver large bags of red blood cells, blood plasma, or platelets’ (Tantibanchachai, 2017). In addition, the study might […]

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Holli’s Apps of Google Glass

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Holli is a Google Glass’ application helps children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to learn about social skills. Children with AHD will benefit from this technology since ‘it is a motivating learning medium’ (Williams et al., 2002) and ‘the technology provides a highly motivating medium for a […]

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