Out there, right now, there are people with a dire need for your blood, and 99.98% of them aren’t vampires. Instead, they’re in need of medical attention. Donating blood is a good thing to do because it can save lives and preserve the vampire race.
Wearable tech is all the rage, but there are a lot of other bits of your wardrobe that still can be technified. We are free to worry about our watches, shirts, pants, compression gear, arm bands, head bands, and rings running out of batteries, but what about earrings?
We’ve seen a rise in consumer health devices in recent years, but I’ve never been impressed with any of them. Until now. DNA Medical Institute Inc. (DMI) is in the advanced stages of developing a device that can check for “hundreds of diseases” from just a single drop of blood within minutes.
Meditation is a good thing. We all know that, and most of us derive some pretty cool mental benefits from it. Taoists also say that if you’re really good at meditating you can physically change your own body, and that it’s rather useful.
People in cars get a LOT of safety features that motorcyclists don’t have access to, like four-wheel traction control and a vehicle that doesn’t tip over without outside intervention. Airbags, however, are something that professional motorcycle racers have had for a few years now.
The ambulance drone was invented by 23-year old Dutch student Alec Momont. Good idea Alec, but outfitting a drone with a defibrillator inside immediately makes me think that it will be used for evil purposes. Like say, instead of saving people, swooping down and electrocuting humans dead.
Pat Starace is not only multi-talented, he also has a golden heart. More specifically, a crimson and golden heart. The animator, artist, designer and tinkerer recently shared his design for a 3D printed Iron Man prosthetic hand for children.
Proper hygiene is key to decreasing the spread of diseases. It’s applicable for everyone, but it’s especially true for those working in hospitals and research labs. Cue the PullClean, a door handle with a built-in sanitizer dispenser so people can sanitize their hands as they walk past it or pull on it to get to another room.
This poor rat had his little spinal cord severed in a perfectly controlled laboratory experiment… let’s tell him it was an accident; a freak lab accident. While yes, it does indeed suck to be him, the good news is that he’s walking again.
Pill boxes or pill organizers are often marked with the days of the week to remind you when you should take your medicine. But that’s a passive notification. If you forget to take your medicine you might not remember until you see the pill box.
A Hawaiian boy nicknamed Bubba has himself a new hand. He was born without most of his right hand, and just had a custom one 3D printed for him for free by a nonprofit called E-Nable – the same guys who made that Wolverine prosthetic hand.
James Blaha has amblyopia or lazy eye, a condition wherein the nerves that connect one of the eyes to the brain do not develop. As a side effect, James could see only out of his “good eye,” losing depth perception in the process.
If you like to run or workout and need to keep track of your heart rate, you might have used a chest strap before. Those chest straps work fine, but they are uncomfortable. Other sorts of wearable sensors for heart rate can be difficult to get to work accurately at times.
When robots rise up and rule humanity, they could add insult to injury by using us for physical labor and as a power source at the same time. A group of researchers at the University of California, San Diego led by Dr.
You might think you’re safe when you’re hanging out with your friends and with friends of a friend, but that isn’t always the case. Who knows what unscrupulous folks could be dumping into your drink when you had your back turned or while you were dancing up a storm on the dance floor?