Pure Tech 25th September 2014

Homemade medtech that actually works

How complicated is medical technology? Very. But does it have to be that way? Sure, there are ‘simple’ technologies out there as well, like the origami microscope or the vinegar cancer test. But how many of us mortals could come ...

by Andrea Toth

Pure Tech 4th September 2014

7 fingers are better than 5, right?

Opening a jar, tying your shoe, stirring coffee. Everyday tasks. More precisely, everyday two-handed tasks. Right? Not for long. MIT’s geniuses came up with a robot “glove”, which can be attached to the hand and adds an extra 2 fingers ...

by Andrea Toth