Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the chief cause of death and disability among children and adults from 1 to 44 years of age in the United States, leading to more than two million emergency department visits annually. A brain protein is thought to be the source of long-term cognitive impairments in those who have had seemingly mild, concussion-type head injuries, and a blood test may one day be available to predict such damage. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of...
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COW – New technology that helps police officers find missing children

A new tool called (COW), a cellular on wheels, is a real lifesaver for missing children. Imagine if your child goes missing in a sea of people. It can happen in the blink of an eye. Losing your child even for a second to a couple of minutes is terrifying and tracking him or her down at an event like the state fair may seem impossible, until now. It’s all thanks to a new tool called a cellular on wheels or COW, for short. This new device may look like your typical smartphone, but law enf...
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Robot That Builds Its Own Children

Scientists at the University of Cambridge in England have created a mother robot that not only constructs its own children but mimics the process of natural selection to improve their capabilities with each generation. It's a robotic version of nature's survival of the fittest. The mother robot analyzes the performance of each of the “children” it creates, and incorporates preferential traits into the next generation. The Mother robot makes each child better than the last. "As the mother creates...
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‘Hackaball’ turns programming into play.

A smart and responsive ball that children can program to invent and play games has been created. A team of industrial designers is aiming to turn "programming into play" with a hackable ball that lets kids invent their own games. "Hackaball is a tough, responsive, programmable ball that pairs with an iPad app," explains William Owen, from innovation consultants Inside it is a gyro, an accelerometer, a vibration motor, nine LEDs, a rechargeable battery, some memory and a speaker. That...
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Nightlight Simplified With Touch

The Senzo Nightlight is an innovative lamp designed to provide a soft light that follows you in the dark at the very touch of your fingertips. With this kind of design, there isn't any more stumbling and fumbling in the night. Designed by Soledad Clavell and Marcos Madia, and inspired by the notion of ‘fingertips skimming the walls until you reach the door’, this tubular Senzo Nightlight is fitted on the wall approximately 80 cm above the floor for maximum convenience. At night if you don’...
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Painless Glaucoma Diagnostic Device

BioCOM Inc. has made a convenient pain-free tonometry device to detect glaucoma. The latest Glaucoma IOP Eye Test THROUGH THE EYELID technology by BiCOM Inc. with the DIATON tonometer enables any healthcare professional to quickly and painlessly determine whether a patient has glaucoma and take preventive measures or determine treatment plans to save eyesight. In a study published by the British Journal of Ophthalmology, the number of people with glaucoma worldwide is expected to be 79.6 m...
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