ProDigits – Individual Prosthetic Fingers Can Replace Any or All Fingers on a Hand

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Eric P. Jones demonstrating his new prosthetic fingers.

Eric Jones sat in a middle seat on a recent flight from the New York area to Florida, but he wasn’t complaining. Instead, he was quietly enjoying actions that many other people might take for granted, like taking a cup of coffee from the flight attendant or changing the channel on his video monitor.

 

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LucidBrake – Brake Light For Your Bicycle

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Featured Invention at the Colorado Inventor Showcase

Perhaps you’ve see the blinky lights on bicycles that make them safer and more noticeable at night. We took that to a new level, and way beyond. Imagine as a bicyclist decelerates by putting on the brakes, a bright brake light lights up just like on a car, but it isn’t wired to anything – just snapped to the bicycle seat post.

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Scientists Design A Mechanical Nurse: Is the Doctor In?

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To Help With The Nursing Shortage

A group of scientists from Moscow State University are currently developing a new medical appliance known as an automatic syringe. The device will be ready for serial production next year and will be conducted in the city of Tula. According to the head of the University, Viktor Sadovnichi, “There are no such appliances in the world yet.”

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