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An Innovative Way to Brush

July 28, 2016

ONVI has launched the first ever video toothbrush, Prophix, which pairs wirelessly to an IOS app using Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, allowing people to better see and understand their current oral health status while they brush. 

Scientists Have Created Self-Healing Fabrics that Protect from Harmful Chemicals

July 26, 2016

Protective clothing is critical to the health and safety of workers who handle hazardous chemicals. A new fabric promises to not only neutralize toxins, but also heal tears and holes on its own while clothes go through the laundry.

China Develops New Metal 3D Printing Technology

July 25, 2016

Researchers from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology announced that they have developed a new method of metal 3D printing - one that could eliminate several issues that still plague much of the technology.

Technology, Health Care and Holograms

July 22, 2016

Experts from Cleveland Clinic, Microsoft and Case Western discussed new developments in health care.  

The Internet of Medical Things

July 8, 2016

Manufacturers are eager to lay the bricks and help pave the road to better, more personalized healthcare through integration of connected devices in the new Internet of Medical Things. 

A Virtual Lab That Will Revolutionize Education

June 29, 2016

Virtual reality is no longer part of some distant future, and it's not just for gaming and entertainment anymore. Michael Bodekaer wants to use it to make quality education more accessible. In this refreshing TED talk, he demos an idea that could revolutionize the way we teach science in schools. 

Accelerating Bone Growth and Suppressing Infection

June 24, 2016

Magdent Med's first product, MED - Miniaturized Eletromagnetic Device, is small enough to fit most dental implants. MED is easily screwed into the implant and removed at the end of treatment period using regular protocols. MED incorporates a battery, a electric device and a coil that fits most implant models in much the same way as today's healing cap. The unique design eliminates the external devices currently used during implant surgery. 

Want to Develop an App But Have No Expertise?

June 23, 2016

Apps are big business. Now, Google is hoping to help the average Joe and Joanna make the next big thing. 

Gene Editing Technique Could Transform the Future

June 17, 2016

CRISPER is a biological system for altering DNA. Known as gene editing, this technology has the potential to change the lives of everyone and everything on the planet.

Dr. Robot Could Perform Your Next Surgery

May 26, 2016

As we get used to the idea of machines producing our goods, we're slowly coming around to them making decisions for us, but would you put your life in their hands? More specifically, would you let a robot perform surgery on you?

How Jet-Black Metal Converts Sunlight to Steam Power

May 19, 2016

Steam power, once a major force behind the Industrial Revolution, could be coming back into fashion, after Chinese researchers designed the world's "darkest metal" that converts sunlight to steam at 90 percent efficiency.

Ultrathin "E-Skin" Turns Your Hand into an Electronic Display

May 13, 2016

Your smartphone could one day be replaced by an electronic display laminated to the back of your hand, if the inventors of a new ultrathin "e-skin" have their way.

World's Tiniest Engines Could Power Microscopic Robots

May 10, 2016

Scientists have created the world's tiniest practical engines, and these light-powered machines could one day power microscopic robots small enough to enter living cells.

Flexible Camera Wraps Around Objects to Capture 360-Degree Views

April 26, 2016

A new camera that looks like a flat piece of paper is so thin and flexible that it could be wrapped around everyday objects, such as desks, cars, streetlights and even clothing, new research shows. 

20 Must Have Tools for Small Businesses

April 20, 2016

Starting a new business can be tough, but with a solid team and the right tools, you'll soon be on your way to reaching your business potential.

Metal and Technology Successfully Manufactures an Aluminum/Copper Alloy Material

April 19, 2016

Metal and technology successfully manufactures an aluminum/copper alloy material with carbon additive that can be expected to provide dramatic improvements to mechanical strength

Get Back to Work! 6 Clever Productivity Apps

April 19, 2016

When you work from home, distraction lurks behind every browser tab. The same goes for the office, where even the most committed employee has trouble keeping Facebook closed.

3D Printing Could Soon Tackle Pollution

April 4, 2016

In a first, a team of US researchers used a 3D printing technique to create a sponge-like structure that could help in migating pollution.

The Fastest 3D Printer in the World

April 1, 2016

The NewPro3D, the worlds fastest 3D printer in the world, just printed a full-sized skull in minutes, not hours.

Virtually Teleport Yourself

March 30, 2016

The Holoportation app unveiled this week uses specialized 3-D cameras to capture the surrounding environment and then reconstruct it in a VR headset. When you wear the headset, you see the virtually projected people (and objects) as if they are in the same room with you. And the people can see you.

Dental technicians could use this software to teleport themselves into dentist offices around the country. 

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