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Posted by Lara Lopes

Google Nanobots Go Inside Your Body To Detect Cancer And Other Diseases

Google recently announced an innovative technology project on preventive medicine. The company plans to release a pill that, when swallowed, will release nano-particles capable of detecting diseases through the blood such as cancer and heart disease. The company has expanded its investment in the health department since partnering up with another company in the area to develop smart contact lenses that measure blood sugar levels helping people with diabetes. The idea of this project is to create a bracelet that will read the data measured and obtained by the nanobots. The information can be read by the user or sent directly […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

3-D Printing 101: A quick guide to the world of 3-D Printing.

3-D printing is no longer out of reach for the home user. With the technology maturing, prices are beginning to come down from their atmospheric highs and into the range of the everyday user. Much like computers, tablets, and mobile phones, 3-D printers can be found at your typical electronics store, or online from retailers like Amazon and Best Buy. Movers and Makers The Maker Movement has spawned an interest in creation at all levels. 3-D printing, once thought to be in the realm of science fiction or something from the far future, became a commercial reality only recently. Statista […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Researchers announce a battery that can charge in 2 minutes

Research scientists have announced a battery that is able to charge to around 70% of its capacity in just two minutes. The battery has an expected lifespan of around twenty years and if it arrives on the market it could change the electric industry from small devices like smartphones to bigger machines like electric vehicles. Researchers in Singapore have said that the battery lasts around ten times longer than batteries currently on the market. Current battery technology struggles when it comes to holding a charge as the battery gets older. Material scientists at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) developed the […]

Posted by Alyn Wallace

Amazon to take on Roku and Chromecast with $39 Fire TV Stick

Chromecast is Amazon’s top selling electronic device right now and so it’s no surprise that they’re attempting to take over some of the market share. Just seven months after the release of Fire TV, Amazon have now crammed the same experience into a stick that plugs into your TV’s HDMI port, meet Fire TV Stick. Amazon’s $99 Fire TV is already one of the top selling streaming boxes on the market and shrinking the experience into a stick priced at $39 is certainly going to attract some attention. The Fire TV Stick comes with an easy-to-navigate interface that offers streaming […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Man suffering from cancer gets new upper jaw thanks to 3D printing

3D printing is getting more popular than ever as we have heard about chocolate, homes, cars and musical instruments being printed out. Now, 3D printing has been put to very good use in medicine thanks to ground breaking treatment on a patient in India suffering from cancer. Doctors have been able to replace his upper jaw thanks to 3D printing technology. [Image Courtesy of df3d] A 41 year old man from Bangalore was diagnosed with cancer of his palate, surgeons had to take away his upper jaw and this left some parts of nose and mouth exposed. He then underwent […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

The bionic bird that can be flown using a smartphone

A company from France have come up with the Bionic Bird, a light radio-controlled bird that can be controlled via a Bluetooth capable smartphone. It relies on an accelerometer and magnetometer to stabalise the flight. At the moment the project is in the prototype stage and is on Indiegogo. Before release the company plan for the bird to be able to fly for over eight minutes, over a mile, and all on a charge of just 12 minutes. [Image Courtesy of Bionic Bird] The company have lots of experience when it comes to radio-controlled toys, however, this time around there are […]