Velcro-style coating for healing bones

Velcro-style coating for healing bones

Encouraging the healing of bones and tendons, as well as encouraging bones to attach to artificial implants, still proves difficult and broken bones often never heal to bind as strongly as they ...

Smart contact lens for glaucoma

Smart contact lens for glaucoma

Glaucoma affects about 4% of those aged 40+ and is a progressive and irreversible disease which leads to blindness unless adequate treatment is provided early on. There are few symptoms. Doctors...

Fat burning updates on the go

Fat burning updates on the go

Many of us exercise to lose weight -- but how do we really know if we've reached that critical fat-burning part of our work-out before giving up and collpasing in a heap? Well, thanks to a n...

iKnife slices and diagnoses

iKnife slices and diagnoses

A newly designed 'smart knife' for delicate cancer surgery can not only cut tissue but also tell the surgeon which tissue should be left intact. A major concern in tumour remo...

GoSleep airport pods

GoSleep airport pods

It's not quite a hotel, but Abu Dhani's GoSleep pods might be a good spot to sleep off some of your jetlag. Specifically designed for the airport, the Finnish-designed cocoons charge an ...

Solar powered hospital for Haiti

Solar powered hospital for Haiti

In a country still very much in recovery from the wake of the vast natural disaster of 2010, there is hope for the future taking shape in the foundations of its new buildings. The country's ...

Smart socks

Smart socks

Wearable technology has been a buzzword for a while now, but maybe after all the esoteric stuff -- dresses that respond to your mood; t-shirts that adapt to your environment -- we just needed so...