Invention

Robotic Prosthetic Hand Wired Into Brain: Once More, With Feeling

An innovative robotic hand wired directly into the motor cortex of his brain has given a 28 year old man who has been paralyzed for more than ten years due to a spinal chord injury a new lease on life. Read on to learn more about this amazing  robotic prosthesis developed  at the Applied Physics Labortatory (APL) at John Hopkin's University.

Eco-Friendly Floating House 'The WaterNest' Making Waves

The WaterNest is not a boat. It’s an eco-friendly nest of a home with a sleek, contemporary design that floats atop the water allowing for beautiful waterfront views and providing you with the best of both worlds.

New Invention For Boosting Solar Energy Cells Offers Significant Gains In Production

As more and more improvements have been made to the concept and design of solar devices, the more investment worthy they’ve become. Now, three engineers have designed a transparent cooling cloth that’s said to boost solar cell productivity “significantly.”

iPhone Case /Stethoscope: Hello, Whose Heart is Beating, Please?

Meet the Steth-IO iPhone case that doubles as a stethoscope. If your mouth just dropped open, keep it there, for the inventor of this clever medical device is just 16 years of age. Read on for more on this brilliant boy and his amazing medical innovation.

World's First Optical Rectenna Turns Light Into Electricity

Researchers at Georgia Tech have recently discovered how to create electricity from light with the very first optical rectenna. Could it be the key to unlocking unlimited natural resources?

The Anti-Ogling 3-D Printed Top: Camera Foils Creeps Who Dare To Stare

Not the first 3-D printed interactive wearable, this garment stands heads above all others because of its complex ability to identify viewers and move exactly in line with their gaze. Read on to learn more about designer, Behnaz Farahi, and her "Caress of the Gaze" anti-ogling top.

7 Hilarious Halloween Costumes For Geeks

Geeks love Halloween as much as anyone else.  Check out these novel Halloween costumes and symbols for those who trick or treat in their own creative and geeky ways.

A Dog Paw Wash Invention That Makes Sense: The Paw Boss

How many times have you said to yourself "Now why didn't I think of that?" Well, say it again.  A company called SKI Innovations has come up with a pet paw washing device called Paw Boss that actually washes each of your dog's paws with clean water.  Right.  Instead of putting paw two, three, and four into the same dirty water that washed paw number one, all four paws get fresh clean water and soap. Here's how it works....

New High-Tech Glove Translates Sign Language Into Speech

Like something straight out of a sci-fi flick, a new high-tech glove is being introduced that is about to change everything for individuals dependent on sign language as their main source of communication.

A Collar That Tracks Your Dog's Health 24/7: The Voyce Health Monitor

A new, patented, electronic collar, developed by biomedical engineers and members of the Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine, can now monitor your dog's health and activity levels and keep you informed in very detailed, easy to understand, information and graphics on your electronic devices.  It's called, appropriately, Voyce, for it tells you everything your dog would tell you if he could.

Incontinence Lingerie Hits The Runway: A Brief Synopsis

Meet ConfiTEX, the world's first fashionable, washable, absorbent, padless and waterproof underwear  designed for those with embarassing bladder problems. Read on for a wee more information on this amazing, innovative product.

The 3-D Printed Adrenaline Dress: A New Electronically Charged Dimension

Meet pioneer fashion designer, Becca McCharen, and her new 3-D printed Adrenaline Dress, which represents a dazzling collaboration between the worlds of fashion and technology.

Can New Blood Test Detect Breast Cancer's Return?

Read on to learn more about the innovative blood test still undergoing research in England that may be able to detect breast cancer DNA  months before it would appear on medical scans.

Ultrasound Wave Therapy: Promotes Healing Even For Non Ocean Swimmers

Read all about the findings of a new British study that indicate ultrasound therapy can speed up the healing time of skin ulcers and bed sores.

Eko Smartphone Stethoscope Is The Wave Of The Future

Silicon Valley medical-device startup known as Eko Devices has launched Eko Core, a next generation digital stethoscope that works with a smartphone app designed to help address cardiovascular disease.