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A TV Set That Repels Mosquitoes? LG In India Says 'Yes'

South Korea's Indian branch of LG recently introduced a flat screen TV that purportedly works as a mosquito repellent in addition to providing entertainment. Find out who's got them and what the initial asking price is.

Multi-Directional Impact Protection System Helmets Making Sports Safer

If you play a lot of rough contact sports, maybe you should invest in a MIPs designed helmet. CTE and other traumatic brain injuries are responsible for dementia and a whole host of other unpleasant maladies. Find out how you can strengthen your defense against these injuries right here.

A Hair Growth Device Resembling Headphones Has Surfaced, But Will It Work?

A cure for baldness? One company is offering a new device that's said to regrow hair without surgery, chemicals or pills, and it's a one-time cost versus a never ending regimen of products costing hundreds of dollars yearly. So what is it and what did Dateline NBC have to say about its sister product using the same technology? Find out here.

Electric Fork Simulates Salt By Stimulating Your Tongue

An electric fork developed by researchers at Tokyo University could be a boon for people restricted to low-salt or salt-free diets. Salty, sour and even metallic tastes can be evoked by the innovative battery-powered fork.

Quell, New Device Gives Chronic Pain Relief Without A Prescription

There’s a promising wearable device out called Quell that may provide relief to chronic pain sufferers.

Hydrologic Ceramic Water Filter Removes 99.99% Of Harmful Bacteria

Safe drinking water is, for the most part, taken for granted here in the U.S. But for many parts of the world, assuming water supplies are safe simply isn’t the case.

PathoChip: Detects Pathogens For Those At High Risk For Infection

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have created a new test that can potentially aid those with compromised immune systems by quickly identifying dangerous and illusive pathogens. Read on for more on this amazing new test.


Single-Use 'Toilet Bags' From Sweden Sanitize Human Waste

A group in Sweden has come up with a product known as PeePoo, a disposable yet recyclable one-usage bag for human waste.

Solar Powered Medical Rucksack Cleans, Disinfects And Sterilizes Instruments

One of the most prevalent problems in developing countries is sterilization. Thanks to a new solar-powered device called the “medical rucksack,” a lot of that could be about to change.

UCAP Microfiber Pad Improves Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection

Researchers in Jerusalem have developed an innovative microfiber pad that can greatly improve the diagnosis for urinary track infection by aiding in the collection ofsterile urine samples. Read on for more on this exciting medical innovation.