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'Tech Tats' are temporary biosensors with cyborg style (Tomorrow Daily 278)

Ashley discusses one company's vision of temporary tattoos topped with tech, improving NASA's Robonaut 5 by challenging university teams to improve upon it and a health monitor that requires a patient to ingest a tiny microphone inside a pill.

By November 25, 2015


Brain-connected prosthetic hand restores a paralysed man's sense of touch

A mind-controlled prosthetic hand created by DARPA has now allowed a paralysed patient to feel physical sensations.

By September 14, 2015


Cancer patient receives 3D-printed sternum and ribs

In the first surgical operation of its kind, a cancer patient has been fitted with a 3D-printed titanium sternum and ribs.

By September 10, 2015


Health care app uses Apple Watch to ID doctors, follow privacy law

Doctors can view private records only when they are wearing the watch. The approach uses the Apple Watch's ability to identify its wearer to protect patient privacy.

By September 9, 2015


Dacor ER30DSCH

Though the investment is substantial, the Dacor Renaissance ER30DSCH is a worthwhile purchase for the avid, patient home cook who's willing to experiment to find the right oven settings for their baking needs.

By August 22, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating August 22, 2015

Apple partners with IBM on new health data analysis

The cloud-based health platform will help analyze patient data collected from Apple devices. Plus: Apple has now released its ResearchKit to medical researchers.

By April 13, 2015


3D-printed nose implant ready for trials

A cartilage nose implant that can grow with the patient thanks to being printed with their cells is now ready for animal trials.

By March 17, 2015


Rapping scientist lays the diss on cancer

A PhD student developing a new drug that could improve chemotherapy treatment and patient survival rates has described his research over some sick beats.

By March 15, 2015


In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014


Hack of hospital chain leads to theft of up to 4.5M users' data

Community Health Systems is targeted in a massive cyberattack leading to stolen Social Security numbers and patient names and addresses. It's believed the attack originated in China.

By August 18, 2014