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10 examples of the Internet of Things in healthcare

<b>The next decade may well see a revolution in treatment and diagnosis of disease, as the Internet of Things (IoT) is brought to bear on medicine.</b>Here …

Digital Health

Augmented and Virtual Reality in Medicine

New tech enhancing medicine<p>The healthcare industry has enthusiastically adopted innovative technology, ranging from robotic pill dispensers to AI …

Augmented Reality

Gör det själv-forskning i fokus - P4 Östergötland

Norrköping<p>Publicerat fredag 13 januari kl 10.39<p>Anna öst, chef för produktionsverksamheten på Visualiseringscenter Gustav Bohlin, doktorand med extra …

One Man’s Quest to Hack His Own Genes - MIT Technology Review

In a dream Brian Hanley told me about, he’s riding a bus when he meets a man in dark leather clothing. Next thing he knows, he is splayed across a …

Considering ethics now before radically new brain technologies get away from us

Imagine infusing thousands of wireless devices into your brain, and using them to both monitor its activity and directly influence its actions. It …

The Brain

Hiša eksperimentov odprla razstavo na temo odgovorne "naredi sam" znanosti

Novi izumitelji Polži

Gre za mednarodni projekt <i>Sparks</i>, v katerega je vključena tudi Hiša eksperimentov. Razstava, ki bo potovala po vseh članicah Unije, prinaša zgodbe …

Zapping Their Brains at Home

EARLIER this month, in the journal Annals of Neurology, four neuroscientists published an open letter to practitioners of do-it-yourself brain stimulation. These are people who stimulate their own brains with low levels of electricity, largely for purposes like improved memory or learning ability. …

The Brain

Mehr als nur Labor! Gesellschaft und Wissenschaft auf neuen Wegen - Ausstellung und Science Espressos

Mittwoch Mittags noch nichts vor? Warum dann nicht mal etwas Neues ausprobieren und die Mittagspause bei einem Science Espresso verbringen? Einem …

Gorgeous New Film Explores How Our Bodies And Brains Could Morph In Space

Lucy McRae’s Institute of Isolation follows a woman as she prepares for space travel with a series of sensory deprivation tanks.<p>In the opening scene of her new short film, <i>Institute of Isolation</i>, artist Lucy McRae, clad in a nude jumpsuit and cap, scales the interior parameters of an anti-gravity …

Lucy McRae film explores how design could prepare humans for outer space

Lucy McRae's short film The Institute of Isolation is a fictional examination of the ways travellers to outer space could use architecture and design …

An Artist Began Preparing Her Body for Interstellar Travel

In 'The Institute of Isolation,' Lucy Mcrae ponders how we might prepare and change the body's physiology to better suit it to life beyond the earth.<p>How will the body need to evolve to live in space? That's one of the questions addressed in artist and filmmaker Lucy Mcrae's new film <i>The Institute of</i> …

Science Museums

Unicorn Wearable Uses Neuroscience to Help Kids

<b>Turning her attention to kids with ADHD, tech fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht teamed with researchers at Ars Electronica to create a playful,</b> …

Intel Corporation

A Revolução da Inovação: uma exposição e dois livros

Quando tinha 12 anos, Michael Seres foi diagnosticado com doença de Crohn. Aos 14 foi submetido à primeira cirurgia, a que se seguiriam outras 24 e …

Expertos y ciudadanos debaten sobre cómo deberían ser las aplicaciones en el cuidado de la enfermedad renal

Se trata de la primera actividad del proyecto europeo Sparks, en el que este museo es el único centro español de las 33 instituciones de 29 países …

Ci ludzie tworzą wynalazki bez laboratoriów i sprzętu. Ich patenty naprawdę działają

Przyzwyczajeni do tego, że naukowiec powinien mieć ochronny strój i siedzieć w laboratorium? Bzdura! Wystawa „Obywatele w medycynie” opowiada siedem …

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New Exhibition Celebrates DIY Science Revolution - 52 Insights

Public participation in scientific research has been steadily growing over the last few years, with ordinary people rapidly discovering new ways of …

Citizen Science

Citizen science: how the net is changing the role of amateur researchers

Scientific advances have always drawn on the work of enthusiastic non-professionals. Even more so, now, thanks to technology<p>A new exhibition called Beyond the Lab will open at the Science Museum on Thursday, showcasing a cross-section of contemporary biomedical initiatives in Europe. The exhibition …

Science

How Telemedicine Is Transforming Health Care

The revolution is finally here—raising a host of questions for regulators, providers, insurers and patients<p>By<p>Melinda Beck<p>Melinda Beck<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@MelindaBeckWSJ<p>Melinda.Beck@wsj.com<p>After years of big promises, telemedicine is finally living up to its potential.<p>Driven by faster …

Health Care

Samsung app helps premature babies hear their mothers

For babies, the sound of their mother's voice isn't just comforting -- it can be the key to healthy brain development. That's not easy to manage for premature babies stuck in incubators, though, and Samsung thinks smartphones might help out. Its Voice of Life app lets a mom record her heartbeat and …

Pregnancy

Brain implant helps paralysed man play guitar

A man paralysed from the shoulders down has regained the ability to move his fingers thanks to a computer chip that sends signals from his brain to …

E-skin 'can monitor body's oxygen level'

<b>Scientists say they have developed ultra-thin electronic "skin" that can measure oxygen levels when stuck to the body.</b><p>The goal is to develop such "skin" to monitor oxygen levels in organs during surgery, say researchers in Japan.<p>Tests on volunteers found the "skin" provided stable measurements of …

Salvatore Iaconesi: What happened when I open-sourced my brain cancer

When artist Salvatore Iaconesi was diagnosed with brain cancer, he refused to be a passive patient -- which, he points out, means "one who waits." So …

Cancer

‘Game-changing’ stem cells may be trialled in humans by 2017

Scientists in Australia have claimed to have developed a ‘game-changing’ stem cell programme that pushes forward regenerative treatment by years, …

Citizen scientists, you can now DIY your own DNA analysis with Bento Lab

Want to know if you have the “athlete gene” or if you’re actually related to the weirdos who claim you as a family member? Get your collection tubes ready, citizen scientists, Bento Lab’s DIY DNA analysis kit is here and ready for the in-home lab.<p>Normally you’d order a kit somewhere like 23andMe, …

Trust in data use necessary for potential of big data to be realised in health sector, says expert

Trust in the way health data is used needs to be established if the potential of big data analytics is to be realised in the health sector and across …

Analytics

This incredible ‘spongy’ implant repairs spinal injuries

Spinal surgeons are soon to welcome a new, dramatic tool into their armoury, with a spongy polymer that fills the space around damaged (or removed) …

Biotechnology

The Artificially Intelligent Doctor Will Hear You Now - MIT Technology Review

There are about 10,000 known human diseases, yet human doctors are only able to recall a fraction of them at any given moment. As many as 40,500 …