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Imagen Tech: KI-System Osteodetect erkennt Knochenbrüche

Imagen Tech: KI-System Osteodetect erkennt Knochenbrüche - Golem.de Imagen Tech: KI-System Osteodetect erkennt KnochenbrücheHat der Patient nur eine …

Lumos: Smarter Fahrradhelm mit Gestenunterstützung zum Blinken

Lumos: Smarter Fahrradhelm mit Gestenunterstützung zum Blinken - Golem.de Lumos: Smarter Fahrradhelm mit Gestenunterstützung zum BlinkenDer 2015 als …

Stammzellen-Implantat soll gegen Erblindung wirken

Therapien mit Stammzellen wecken große Hoffnungen, doch die bisherigen Ergebnisse waren eher enttäuschend. Bei einer häufigen Augenerkrankung könnte …

Gentechnik macht's möglich: Bier ohne Hopfen gebraut

Ohne Hopfen könnte die Bierherstellung günstiger und umweltfreundlicher werden. Forscher haben die Bierhefe genetisch so verändert, dass sie …

Norway will spend $13 million to upgrade its doomsday seed vault

Upgrades will begin soon<p>Norway will spend 100 million Norwegian Crowns ($12.7 million) to upgrade the doomsday seed vault it built 10 years ago. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault was constructed in an abandoned Arctic coal mine to store and safeguard the world’s crops and plants from global natural or …

Google: Deep-Learning-System analysiert Augenscans nach Krankheiten

Mit genug Referenzmaterial kann ein Deep-Learning-Algorithmus von Googles Tochter Verily verschiedene Eigenschaften von Patienten bestimmten, etwa …

New CRISPR tools can detect infections like HPV, dengue, and Zika

Meet SHERLOCK and DETECTR<p>Scientists are harnessing the same technology behind the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR to develop cheap devices that can quickly diagnose infections. These systems, described in new research, have the potential to revolutionize how we detect and respond to viruses like …

A 14-Year-Old Made An App To Help Alzheimer’s Patients Recognize Their Loved Ones

After watching her grandmother struggle to remember her own family members, the young coder Emma Yang decided to figure out how to use AI and facial recognition to help her–and others coping with the illness.<p>When Emma Yang was 7 or 8 years old, her grandmother became increasingly forgetful. Over …

Alzheimer's Disease

Startup Doctolib hat Geld für Expansion in Deutschland besorgt

Anzeige<p>(Bloomberg) -- Das französische Arzttermin-Buchungs-Startup Doctolib SAS hat neue Mittel in Höhe von 35 Millionen Euro eingesammelt und strebt …

Neutrogena's scanner shows your skin in excruciating detail

Neutrogena has unveiled a device that attaches to your iPhone and can tell you more about your skin issues and convince you to (wait for it) buy more Neutrogena products. The SkinScanner from the Johnson & Johnson-owned company attaches to the top of an iPhone, and takes a magnified image of your …

Skin Care

L’Oreal and John Rogers built a thumbnail-sized UV sensor

L'Oreal is not a name that you'd normally associate with CES, but the cosmetics giant is now a regular exhibitor at the show. This year, the company is demonstrating a thumbnail-worn smart device that's less than two millimeters thick. UV Sense is a battery-free electronic sensor that's designed to …

Northwestern University

Whill's new electric wheelchair is light, portable and fast

Whill's electric wheelchair picked up the award for Best Accessibility Tech in last year's Best of CES, and now it's back with a newer, lighter and more portable version of that vehicle. The Model Ci uses a lithium-ion battery and can travel 10 miles on one charge, with a top speed of five miles …

Portable

These smart shoes alert you if your grandma falls

We've seen our fair share of smart shoes at CES in the past, including a pair you can "lace up" using your smartphone. And today, at CES, we came across some more interesting footwear. What you see above are the "smart shoes with falling alert," created by a French startup called E-Vone. As the …

Xenoma builds smart clothing for dementia patients

Smart fabric company Xenoma is looking for ways to integrate its technology into our lives, specifically in medical scenarios. The Japanese firm is showing off a set of smart pajamas that can be worn by patients in a hospital, with a specific focus on dementia patients. The idea is that, rather …

It’s surprisingly easy to program living tissue to form new 3D shapes

The boundary between biology and technology blurs further and further as researchers discover more and more parallels between the two. Today they have found that it’s relatively simple to essentially hack living tissue by programming a pattern into cells, making them grow and fold on their own into …

new3d

A 3D-printed, solar-powered lab-in-a-box could change how we combat disease outbreaks

The desperate need for mobile labs in Africa was made clear during the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Testing for Ebola could take up to five days, as symptoms that initially presented as flu or malaria quickly turned deadly. Mobile labs sped the diagnostics process up to mere hours, but were …

South Africa

French 'humanitude' method seen improving dementia patients' and staff conditions

A method developed in France for providing care to people with dementia is growing in popularity among nursing homes in Japan, where dramatic …

$40 keychain-size detector quickly alerts you of allergens in food

If you’re someone with a horrible allergy that’s not often accommodated at restaurants or food producers, taking a bite means taking your life into your hands — or mouth, I suppose. A new device developed at Harvard Medical School may soon let you test food for common allergens instead of using …

Allergies

Erste Krebstherapie mit genetisch veränderten Immunzellen in den USA zugelassen

In den USA darf erstmals eine Therapie auf der Grundlage von genetisch veränderten Zellen verkauft werden. Das extrem teure Mittel soll Kindern und …

Meizu launches its $33 FitBit rival in China

Meizu is one of the larger Chinese smartphone manufacturers. Like its biggest competitor, Xiaomi, it specializes in selling highly-specced phones on the cheap. And now, with the Meizu Band, it’s getting into the fitness tracker market.<p>The Meizu Band does pretty much everything you’d expect a …

Strobe lighting provides a flicker of hope in the fight against Alzheimer’s

Exposure to flashing lights stimulates brain’s immune cells to clean up toxic proteins causing the disease, study finds<p>Strobe lighting has been shown to reduce levels of the toxic proteins seen in Alzheimer’s disease, in findings that raise the tantalising possibility of future non-invasive …

The robot suit providing hope of a walking cure

Clothing that can help people learn how to walk again after a stroke is the brainchild of a Harvard team reinventing the way we use robot technology<p>Conor Walsh’s laboratory at Harvard University is not your everyday research centre. There are no bench-top centrifuges, no fume cupboards for removing …

Harvard

PlantVillage: Bilderkennung hilft Hobbygärtnern bei der Pflanzen-Diagnose

Mit der Software PlantVillage sollen bald auch Nichtfachleute Erkrankungen von Pflanzen diagnostizieren können. Dabei hilft ein neuronales Netz.<p>Was …

Virtuelles "Baby-TV": Forscher kombinieren Ultraschall und MRT

Ein virtueller Blick in den Mutterleib, fast als läge das Baby direkt vor einem? Eine neue Technik soll das zusammen mit einer Spezialbrille …

Zipline raises $25 million to deliver blood, vaccines, and medicines by automated drone

Drone delivery startup Zipline has closed a $25 million series B round of funding led by Visionnaire Ventures, with participation from Sequoia Capital and Andreessen Horowitz.<p>Founded out of San Francisco in 2011, Zipline is a robotics company that builds autonomous drones designed to deliver …

3D-printed titanium hips will last longer with less pain

A mechanical engineering professor at McGill University has designed a new 3D-printed titanium hip replacement that will not only take the place of your aging femur, but can also fool the living bone into working harder for longer. According to the University, Damiano Pasini's femoral stem is …

McGill University

Scientists Rig Spinach to Detect Land Mines

We're getting closer to making plants do whatever we want.<p>In a proof-of-concept that showcases the potential flexibility of plants, scientists at MIT have given spinach the ability to detect land mines.<p>In their findings published in the journal Nature Materials, the scientists describe their …