For the past 20 years, researchers working for the Boston Retinal Implant Project have been developing a bionic eye implant that could restore sight for individuals who have age-related blindness.
Rather than pricking a finger to do blood tests, professors at Baylor University are working on a small painless sensor that emits electromagnetic waves to test blood sugar.
Researchers have discovered that the common blow-fly has a brain that fires neurons in a way that could be replicated by highly efficient next-generation computers.
Fred's got a couple killer tooth products on the market, and there's soon to be a new one: Hokus Poke- Us. Do you think Fred has a sense of humor? Does he have a certain thing for teeth? His toothy products are covered here, so you decide.
The IP video surveillance space just got a little bit smarter with the rollout of the VideoIQ iCVR, which is being billled as the world's first high-performance, day-and-night network camera.
In some parts of the world, more than 60% of a home's energy bill goes toward heating. In an effort to reduce some of that expense - and solve a problem of their own at the same time - researchers at IBM in Switzerland are hoping to put computers to the rescue.
Yes, you got it right. It is a piece of toast with a tic tac toe stamp on it. It's purpose is to let you play with your food before you eat it. You can even have an opponent, so one can be the peanut butter and the other, the jelly. Or one could be the ketchup and the other the mustard. Oh my, this is fun.
The concept of using smells to affect one's health has been around since the ancient Egyptians and Greeks. Today, a small minority of people - mostly Westerners - swear by the health benefits of aromatherapy to cure a variety of ailments.