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September 19th, 2014 at 9:24 am

Google Glass makes doctors better surgeons: Study

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Wearables may improve clinical outcomes in the OR.

Healthcare is one of the ripest markets for Google Glass and Glass-based apps. While patient care has become increasingly data-driven, doctors need a way to receive the data while remaining hands-on with patients. (Video)



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September 17th, 2014 at 11:30 am

Top 3 amazing ways 3D printing is already revolutionizing healthcare

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The Simulator Program surpasses conventional systems with next-generation mannequins and 3D printing.

Gabriel Mandeville at five months old seemed like any other normal, healthy baby. Then he began having infantile spasms. The spasms became so frequent and severe that he had to undergo a hemispherectomy: a complicated surgical procedure that separates one side of the brain from another. Luckily, doctors at the Boston Children’s Hospital were able to use 3D printing technology to greatly increase the chances for a successful operation. (Video)



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September 17th, 2014 at 10:32 am

‘Smart suit’ – a new wearable robotic exoskeleton gives you superhuman powers


‘Smart suit’

In the U.S., engineers and roboticists have developed a ’smart’ robotic suit made from lightweight, flexible materials that can enhance the movements of everyone from soldiers and firefighters to hiking enthusiasts and the elderly. (Video)



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September 16th, 2014 at 12:35 pm

The sky’s the limit for 3D printing solar panels


Solar cell printers.

We’ve come a long way from the solar-powered calculator to waiting to see when innovators are going to give us solar-powered smartphones, where most of our calculators are these days.  While the average energy consumer is busy worrying about such everyday concerns, scientists at the Victorian Organic Solar Cell Consortium (VICOSC) are wondering how to power entire buildings, and pretty much the whole planet, as the technology they are creating will be easily transferred inexpensively to developing and third-world areas, thanks to 3D printing and design. (Video)



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September 16th, 2014 at 11:37 am

A drivable car that was 3D printed in 44 hours


Strati 3D printed car

Local Motors 3D printed a plastic car called the Strati in front of thousands of attendees at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago.



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September 15th, 2014 at 10:12 am

Biodesign will have an impact on the future of cities


The Genetic Barcelona Project plans to inject jellyfish genes into trees to make them glow, creating a sustainable alternative to streetlights.

In the morning, you get out of bed and open the curtains. The grey light of dawn is mingling with the glow of the trees, which have been injected with luminescent jellyfish genes. (Video)



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September 12th, 2014 at 12:09 pm

Sweden now recycles 99 percent of its garbage


Sweden burns half its rubbish to generate energy.

People in Sweden generally waste as much as people in other countries, around 461 kilograms per person each year.  But only one percent of that waste is ending up in landfills, thanks to the country’s innovative “recycling” program. (Video)



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September 10th, 2014 at 1:36 pm

‘B’ the flying car drone


“B” flying car

“B” is not just another car drone, it is a 100% all terrain radio controlled car 100% drone. The device is highly sophisticated and implements two types of propulsion : to taxi, four orbital wheels without central hub 210 diameter mm, and at the center thereof, in place of the axis, four propellers as we know about our favorite drones. (Video)



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August 28th, 2014 at 11:35 am

Malloy Aeronautics launches hoverbike drone


Malloy Aeronautics’ hoverbike

Malloy Aeronautics’ hoverbike is a solid substitution for the real hoverboard we are still waiting for. The hoverbike which has successfully been funded on Kickstarter in the form of a drone, is the prototype for an eventual manned hoverbike that will whisk riders into the air. (Video)



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August 27th, 2014 at 10:52 am

Doctor-patient video consultations will triple from 5.7 million in 2014 to over 16 million in 2015

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Doctor-patient video consultations will exceed 130M in 2018.

Harry Wang, Director, Health & Mobile Product Research, Parks Associates said, “the number of doctor-patient video consultations will nearly triple from this year to the next, from 5.7 million in 2014 to over 16 million in 2015, and will exceed 130 million in 2018. The connected health markets are experiencing tremendous growth both in end-user connected devices and on the institutional side, and the early collaboration with our Charter Sponsors helped us focus our first-year event as a key industry forum to connect the technology industry with healthcare stakeholders.”



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