Pure Tech 1st November 2014

If only implants could …

Implants have been around for decades now and have gradually walked the route of proving how indispensable they are. They established themselves in orthopaedics and dental offices and gradually started taking over new frontiers: becoming the new heart, eye or ...

by Andrea Toth

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