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Cheap Magnetic Helmet Detects Some Kinds of Brain Damage

17 May 2013 – 11:48 |

A helmet that sends a magnetic field through the wearer’s head might someday offer a quick way to reveal whether the brain is  swelling or bleeding as the result of an injury.
In a prototype of …

Sentry System Combines a Human Brain with Computer Vision

27 November 2012 – 11:35 |

Sentry duty is a tough assignment. Most of the time there’s nothing to see, and when a threat does pop up, it can be hard to spot. In some military studies, humans are shown to …

Biometric Bracelet Lets a Medical Device Recognize its Wearer

8 August 2012 – 13:46 |

A device that measures someone’s unique response to a weak electric signal could let medical devices such as blood-pressure cuffs automatically identify the wearer and send measurements straight to his or her electronic medical record.
For …

Privacy Laws Turn Europe into Economic Laboratory

25 June 2012 – 11:59 |

In the tradition of printed newspapers, most news websites reserve the prime real estate “above the fold” for their biggest headlines. Since late May, however, sites including the Financial Times and the Economist have instead …