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Nice Tan Lines: Sharkini, The Shark Attack Bathing Suit

I am alive and managed to keep my arm but I am on drugs and they make it hard to write to the point where most of the time I'm just staring at the …

I Wore a Bionic Leg, And I Never Wanted To Take It Off Again

Say you've just had ACL surgery. Or you're recovering from a bad break. Or, worse, you suffer a stroke, or MS, or spinal or neurological damage. …

Carbon Fiber

Scientists grow human liver from stem cells, hope to relieve transplant woes (video)

Stem cell research has resulted in several important breakthroughs in medicine, such as rebuilding the larynx and regenerating spinal cord connectors. Now the liver, one of the most highly sought after organs on the donor transplant list, could get some serious stem cell assistance as well. A team …

Ambulances Highjack Car Radios To Let Drivers Know They're Coming

Everyone knows they should pull to the side of the road when an ambulance with its blaring siren approaches. But what if you've got the windows …

Ecuador

How Much Mobile Data Do You Actually Use?

Some of us—including me—are lucky enough to still have unlimited data plans. That's great, especially given that I burned through 2.6GB in the last …

Technology

Sony SmartWatch 2 unveiled: a water-resistant 'second screen' for Android devices

Sony's taking a second stab at the fledgling wearable category it helped pioneer with today's announcement of the SmartWatch 2. The Android-powered wristwatch retains the familiar remote functionality of its predecessor (i.e., allowing users to answer calls, read email and texts, snap photos, …

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How vulnerable are medical devices to hackers?

WHEN government officials talk about cyber-attacks, they tend to warn of power stations being shut down, planes falling from the sky or financial …

“OK Glass: hand me the scalpel, please…” GoogleGlass during surgery!

Obviously, one of the MAIN concerns regarding the use of Google Glass during surgery, with live streaming of data, would be to take every measure and …

Here’s how cable will hit gigabit speeds and create a tricky business problem in the process

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: NCTA<p>The Cable Show began on Monday, and as the industry executives gathered in Washington D.C. they faced two big …

Nyko reveals new accessories for Xbox One, PS4 and NVIDIA Shield

Now that we know mostly everything about the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, it's about time for peripheral makers to start showcasing their planned gear for these next-gen consoles. As such, Nyko's taken to this year's E3 to announce a few products meant to be used alongside Microsoft and Sony's …

Get Out of the Way: A History of How Ambulance Lights Save Lives

For as ear-piercing as ambulance sirens are, you’d think they’d be better alert systems. Truth is: they’re shockingly ineffective. Drivers register …

University of Michigan

Duke Surgeons Implant First Bioengineered Blood Vessel

Clinicians at Duke University Hospital are some of the first to implant a bioengineered blood vessel into a human patient. The vein was developed by …

OHM Medical's vision is to to instill the knowledge of early defibrillation, medical skills, and concepts to the general public and health care professionals.

Be Ready<p>Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is quickly becoming one of the leading causes of death in Canada, outpacing breast cancer, prostate cancer, AIDS, …

Medical Technology

Acupuncture is a theatrical placebo: the end of a myth

<i>Anesthesia & Analgesia</i> is the official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society. In 2012 its editor, Steven Shafer, proposed a …

Expanding care

ON OBSERVING that most injured soldiers died before receiving medical attention, Dominique-Jean Larrey, a young surgeon in Napoleon’s army, proposed …

New coronavirus, related to SARS, slowly spreading and killing

49 confirmed cases, 27 deaths.<p>Avian influenza viruses may have gotten most of the attention this spring, but there's another unnervingly lethal virus …

EFF wants $30,000 to defeat a podcasting patent troll

In a single day, tech legal group raises nearly $11,000 of its lofty goal.<p>On Thursday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) announced that it was …

If you’re disappointed with big data, you’re not paying attention

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / alri<p>There has been a backlash lately against big data. From O’Reilly Media to the New Yorker, from …

Combat Ready Clamp Cleared for Stopping Acute Bleeding

<b>Combat Medical Systems</b> (CMS), a company out of Fayetteville, North Carolina, received new FDA indications for its Combat Ready Clamp (CRoC), making …

Doctors save baby’s life with 3D-printed tracheal implant

Using CT scan, doctors modeled and printed bioplastic splint to keep airway open.<p>In an article published in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> today, …

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