Posts Tagged Technology

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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Maximising your Social Media Content for Social Recruitment

First of all, we would like to thank FireFish Software for the inspiration on this blog post. Social media is unavoidably the best places to find the ‘perfect candidate’. The ability to target a specific type of demographics (e.g. age, qualifications, location, mobile phone headset, and many […]

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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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How to do Social Media Recruitment?

Finding the perfect candidates on social media is like a treasure hunt. It is not easy and can be very time-consuming if you do not know what to look. However, when you find the ‘one’, you know that the hard work will pay off.  How many 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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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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