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Monthly Archives: April 2010

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Highlights From Robogames 2010

This past weekend the Hub had a blast attending the Robogames 2010 robot competition as teams from all over the world came to strut their robot prowess.  The main event at robogames takes place...

Hospital Orders 100 iPads – Is it the Doctor’s Pad of the Future? (video)

What do you get for a doctor that wants to help their patients and look trendy while doing it? How about an iPad. Administrators at the Kaweah Delta Medical Center in Visalia, California have...

Dendreon Gets FDA Approval for Prostate Cancer Fighting Provenge, Stock Leaps

Huge news for Seattle based Dendreon (NASDAQ: DNDN) - the US Food and Drug Administration has finally approved Provenge (Sipuleucel-T) for use in treating metastisized prostate cancer as of April 29th. Provenge, which uses...

Donate Stem Cells, Save Someone’s Life (Video)

Your stem cells could save the life of a stranger. While being an organ and tissue donor has long held the promise of helping others, a (relatively) new kind of donation could let you...

Robots Are Going To Get You Drunk (Video)

What's the latest strategy the machines are implementing in their quest to take over the world? Plying the humans with drink. As part of the lead into the RoboGames each year, meatbags and metal...

Whole Genome Sequencing to Unravel Genetic Basis of Pediatric Cancer

Widely considered to be the world’s leading institution for the study of childhood cancers, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital recently announced a large-scale genomic study to understand the origins of pediatric cancers. Teaming up...

Deliver Babies, Treat Heart Attacks, Scan Brains From Your Phone

AirStrip Technologies is setting your doctor free. The Texas based company is developing a suite of hardware/software solutions that allow physicians and nurses to monitor important vital signs from their smart phone. Now, your...

IBM Creates Nano-sized 3D Map of Earth in Less Than 3 Minutes! (Video)

What do you do after 20 years of leading the world in microscopy? Apparently you show off a little. IBM recently unveiled the latest in its micro-scale techniques - a nanoscale system capable of...

Lego Robot Solves Bigger and Harder Rubik’s Cubes (video)

Alright robots, I've had enough. You weren't satisfied with defeating all but the fastest humans in the classic Rubik's cube, you had to go and rub it in. The latest Rubik's cube solving Lego...
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Now Your Cell Phone Can Take Out the Trash

Recycling takes to the road. Good urban hygiene is a must for any 21st-century city, but it isn’t easy. Enter DustBot—a real-life Wall-E robot that can sniff out garbage, pick it up and drop...

Building an Internet of Things (video)

Massive data collection could change the world. Companies all over the globe are working on ways to use tracking and internet connectivity to give new digital life to physical objects and locations. French company...

Minoru 3D Webcam (Videos)

Television and Film are looking to make the transition to 3D and now you can, too. Novo's Minoru 3D webcam is inexpensive ($90, £50, €80), easy to setup, and uses the traditional red/blue format...

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