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For nursing mothers who don't wish to be tied down to a bulky, non-portable breast pump, there are already wearable versions that can be slipped discreetly under a bra. Women's tech company Elvie is taking things a step further, by announcing what it claims is the world's first silent wearable breast pump... Continue Reading Wearable device promises silent-running breast-pumping Category:
Studies have already shown that by irradiating bald skin using red lasers, hair follicles can be stimulated into growing new hair. Unfortunately, though, such laser setups are large, cumbersome and energy-inefficient. With that in mind, scientists have developed a wearable LED photostimulator... Continue Reading Wearable LED device could regrow hair Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags:
Ultrasound equipment doesn't come easy, often taking the shape of large, clunky contraptions that cost tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. In a bid to make these invaluable medical machines more accessible, engineers in Canada have developed a new type of ultrasound device the size of a Band-Aid, with a similarly scaled down price tag to match. .. Continue Reading Band-Aid-sized ultr
British product designer Hans Ramzan has created a pocket-sized device that enables people to test themselves for HIV from the comfort of their own home. Read more
While we've seen a number of devices that use ultrasound to ward off mosquitos, many people maintain that such deterrent systems just don't work. The Nopixgo Mosquito Bite Protection Wristband takes a different approach, emitting electromagnetic waves instead... Continue Reading Device aims to repel mosquitos by "bringing a thunderstorm to your wrist" Category: Outdoors Tags:
In developing nations, unscrupulous companies routinely produce counterfeit or diluted antibiotics. Unfortunately, those same countries often lack the expensive lab equipment needed to detect fakes. There could be hope, however, in the form of a simple new paper device... Continue Reading Cheap paper device detects bogus antibiotics Category: Science Tags: Antibiotic
Tech entrepreneur Lapo Ceccherelli has developed a six-millimetre-wide tracking device that can help you find a lost smartphone or set of keys. Read more
Back in February, the US Food and Drug Administration announced a new blood test that could be used to check patients for concussions. Now, Swiss scientists have developed a handheld device that can be used by laypeople to perform a similar test within minutes, on the spot... Continue Reading Compact device analyzes blood to detect brain injuries Category: Medical Tags: Blood
When scientists are using remote-control submersibles to study deep-sea organisms, it's understandable that they'd want to harmlessly capture fragile-bodied animals such as jellyfish or octopi in order to get a closer look at them. Well, Harvard University's Rotary Actuated Dodecahedron (RAD) sampler is designed for just such a purpose... Continue Reading Origami-inspired device uses a lig
If the mosquitoes in a given area start carrying viruses such as Zika or Dengue, then the sooner that local health authorities know, the better. And while existing mosquito-testing procedures take at least week to deliver results, a new biosensor does so in less than an hour... Continue Reading Low-cost device rapidly detects mosquito-borne viruses Category: Science Tags: Dete is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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