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First smartphone app that can “hear” ear infections in children

May 24th, 2019 at 12:00 am » Comments Off

Dr. Randall Bly, an assistant professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the UW School of Medicine who practices at Seattle Children’s Hospital, uses the app and funnel to check his daughter’s ear. Ear infections are the most common reason that parents bring their children to a pediatrician, according to the National Institutes of Health. […]



The Artificial Womb moves forward

May 2nd, 2019 at 7:42 pm » Comments Off

A view of a fetus in an artificial womb, 1965. Researchers successfully nurture extremely preterm lamb fetuses outside a natural womb. Photo: Fritz Goro If you live for about 80 years, your nine months in the womb will represent less than 1% of your time on Earth. But those nine months represent a crucial period […]



The 25 Best Inventions of 2017: Wristbands for babies and more

November 23rd, 2017 at 1:44 pm » Comments Off

Wristbands that help babies get a better start, a porta gaming console, better football helmets and super sustainable crops.



25 best inventions of 2017: Preventive clinics and more

November 20th, 2017 at 11:04 am » Comments Off

Clinics That Redefine Preventive Care, mainstream electric cars, s



Man vs. machine – predicting the year when machines win

June 19th, 2017 at 6:07 pm » Comments Off

Don’t expect to see a human behind the wheel of an 18-wheeler after 2027. Or a set of human hands performing a delicate surgery after 2053. According to a new study from Oxford and Yale University researchers, those are the years artificial intelligence is slated to take over each of those tasks. And so it […]



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