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June 29, 2015
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Saving Lives with a Simple Dot

Combating iodine deficiency with a dot 500 million women live in India and the overwhelming majority of them suffer from life-threatening diseases. Approximately 70 million Indians […]
February 26, 2015
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Can Eye Tracking Games Be a Cure for Attention Deficit Disorder?

Our attention span is shorter than that of a goldfish The concentration-assisting app uHealth reminds me of the old prescription for when you have a hangover […]
February 17, 2015
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Next Batch of Wearable Technologies Will Be Focused on Specialized Health

With the incessant development in mobile technologies, the devices we once deemed as revolutionary, such as the smartphones and tablets, are now being replaced by more […]
January 27, 2015
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Closing Your Eyes Makes You a Better Witness

Having trouble remembering where you left the car keys? Close your eyes. The details of when you last had your keys and where you placed them […]
December 31, 2014
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Crowdsourcing: Manifesting Endless Possibilities

Crowdsourcing—pooling together small amounts of ideas, money and expertise—has become the most popular way to advance visions that otherwise would never leave the drawing pad due […]
December 11, 2014
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Newly Discovered “Pre-Cancer” Gene Mutation May be Key to Identifying Cancer Risk

In a study soon to be released at the American Society of Hematology conference, two teams of Boston area international researchers have announced the discovery of […]
November 26, 2014
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Saving Babies: A Portable Incubator for Infants at Risk

The winner of the 2014 James Dyson Award, an international engineering design award, is James Roberts, a recent engineering graduate from England, who has developed an […]
October 14, 2014
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Vincent: A Miracle Baby, the First to be Born From an Implanted Womb

Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuester-Hauser Syndrome (MRKH) is a female congenital disorder that results in the absence of a womb, eliminating the ability to reproduce. Its name comes from the […]
August 18, 2014
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Smartphone: Coming to the Rescue of Those with Bipolar Disorder

A University of Michigan psychiatrist has developed a smartphone app known as PRIORI which can analyze the speaker’s voice and predict an approaching change in psychological […]