Recent Discoveries and Breakthroughs

Curious to find out about recent discoveries and breakthroughs in health & medicinescience & spacetechnology, our environment and our living world?  Interested in the latest research findings? Please visit us often to get the most interesting research news and updates.

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MIT Researchers Develop a Bandage With a Brain

Meet the team of MIT reserachers who developed an amazing smart bandage that may well revolutionize medical tech and fitness hardware by its ability to detct infection and dispense medication.

15+ Gadget Gifts For Retired Dads And Grandpas

There are so many new gadgets out this year that older or retired Dads and Grandpas would love. They cover the gamut from low tech to high tech, while all being user-intuitive. In looking for the best gift ideas out there for older dads and grandpas, I searched for gadgets that are not the usual boring ideas. My picks are for some of the most effective and best rated gadgets on the market. Perfect for Father's Day, Christmas or any other time you need a thoughtful and useful gift.

 

Tree-Free Toilet Paper Is On A Roll For Going Green

Now, thanks to entrepreneur Mark Samuels and the company he started known as Nimbus Eco, you can begin by reducing your impact on deforestation by using tree-free toilet paper.

Blue Panel Steel Conceptual Shoe: Alternative to High Heels

Meet Dutch avant-garde shoe designer, Marloes ten Bhomer, who has designed the blue panel steel high-heeled shoe. It's different and requires a bit more respect than just a request to not step on them, as was the case with their blue suede cousins of more than six decades past.


Bionic Eye Grants New Sight To Blind Mother

Meet a brave woman from Colorado who thanks to a new bionic eye,can see her own son for the first time in years. Keep some Kleenex nearby.


Why Women Are Making Music With Their Vaginas Using Babypod

Have you ever wanted to play music inside your vagina? After reading this, you just might.

Find out why pregnant women are choosing to use Babypod vaginal speakers and the reasons doctors created it.


10 Best Low Budget Gadgets To Help With Back Pain

Know someone with back pain? Here are 10 of the highest-rated low-budget gadgets that can help ease back pain. Each of these devices help in different ways to relieve pain.  Depending on the pain you have, using a combination of several of these devices can dramatically reduce the frequency and intesity of back pain.

Urine-Powered Smart Socks: Pee Power Saves Energy

Meet these new urine-powered smart socks which takes the idea of taking advantage of natural resources to an all time high. Read on for more information on this fascinating energy source.


Innovative Needle-Free Blood Draw: A Painless Future for Diabetics

There may come a day when diabetics will not need glucose monitoring devices. That day may come even sooner than expected with the advent of Google's new patent for a needle-free blood draw. Read on for more information.

What Do You Get When You Put A Worm's Brain Into a Robot?

When I wrote the title for this article, my mind immediately went to an image of a bizarre, snake-like metal machine that would slither across the floor in a quite disturbing manner.  Of course reality is quite different from my Sci-Fi addled brain.