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Electric band aids

Electric band aids are becoming the thing of the future…

There’s a new generation of bandages coming that accelerates healing using electric fields. One of those concepts is called HealFast which is specifically design for diabetic patients. Diabetics often experience chronic ulcers and pressure sores so a n

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Artificial corneas could save eyesight

Cool, artificial corneas might save your eyes in the future. Or even your loved ones…

This is great news for myself since I wear contacts and have a very bad -10.5. (I can’t even get Lasik because my eyes are so bad!)

Well, just in case my cornea goes bad….that’s what I meant….

Working with other colleagues in the EU-funded CORNEA project, research scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Researc

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Robot Arm using Potentiometers and Servos


Wow, this is sweet… This could easily be implemented for medical robotic arms.

A master/slave system I built using potentiometers, servos, and an IFI robotics controler . I took this robot apart a couple of years ago, but I am re-building it for a class at my university. The shoulder rotation, elevation, and elbow joints are Expert Electronics SL820(shoulder elevation) or SL800(rotation and elbow) giant ball bearing servos. I don’t have the original gripper as it

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Electric Giraff, Submarine maker, and more at Maker Faire!

Check out some of the cool stuff and people that are going to be at the Maker Faire! (Including us but we have no idea what to bring…yet)

We will get to play with an electric giraff (hopefully) and meet with submarine maker Mike Wernecke.

You can get some tickets f

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200X USB Magnifier

Check out this cool 200X USB Magnifier you can use to magnify stuff…



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Weightlifting Champion Robot

Check out this robot that can lift patients in hospital beds. Wow!

In a public demonstration held in Tokyo on March 28, a human-sized android showed off its weightlifting skills by successfully picking up a 30-kilogram (66-pound) package from a desk and lifting a 66-kilogram (145-pound) humanoid doll out of bed.

via pinktentacle

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A Cell’s-Eye View of the Human Body (3D Animation)


Check out this cool video of the human body in 3D anime!

via dabomb.tv

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Lightsleeper Alarm Clock

Check out this cool Lightsleeper Alarm Clock that’s supposed to help people with “seasonal affective disorder (SAD) where insufficient levels of daylight cause medical conditions caused by a hormonal imbalance ranging from depression to loss of energy, pre-menstrual syndrome, weight gain and migraines”. It can also sync to your natural body R.E.M. sleep upon waking up. Tight dude, how much is it though?

Research shows that the body’s internal clock only responds to bright light at certain times of day. This peak time in normal

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Chemical free Mattress Cleaning System

Here’s an interesting industrial mattress cleaning system that uses no chemicals, just some pulsating waves and sucking.

Hygienitech’s® Mattress Cleaning System is based on a powerful, specially engineered portable cleaning device that generates incredible suction and high frequency pulsating waves, combined with a germ killing UV-C light* to pulverize and extract the dust mites and other harmful debris that have accumulated in the mattress.

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Need to use the computer in bed?

Here’s a cool device that lets you compute in bed. This would actually be great device for people who cannot walk. Also this is a great platform for blogging. Well, we have seen some really cool stuff at the local Scandinavian furniture store but we will tell you about it another time.

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