How do you make treating malaria easier? By making the methods of detection a whole lot easier. One of the reasons why it is such a hard disease to treat is because it is even harder to detect. Now, researchers are using magnets to detect parasite poop in the blood of infected patients.
Here is the latest animation by TED-Ed, educator Duncan C. Ferguson explaining how dogs helped scientists discover the causes of diabetes. And then, eventually helping them treat the disease.
It began in 1890 when German Scientists Joseph von Mering and Oskar Minkowski demonstrated that removing a dog's pancreas caused it to develop all signs of diabetes. They found out that the organ was central in the disease. Check out the video below.
Who uses a camera these days? Er..practically no one. Unless you're a professional photographer and that's your job. But even more are turning to the efficiency of smartphones these days. Sony's new ILCE-QX1 lens camera system is going to make the DSLR a lot less bulky.
It's about a week more to go before the new iPhone 6 takes the stage. There's also a very good chance that it is going to be very different from all its previous versions. Could this be how it looks like?
Say you're a standup comedian and you're speaking to a crowd. The only way to tell if your jokes were flat is by the crowd not reacting to it. But what if you went further than that. What if you made them angry but they're just not voicing it out? This Google Glass app will measure emotions. It is both creepy, and possibly useful in some situations.
You can punish a GoPro however you like, but it looks like it'll take on any challenge like a champ. The most recent torture was sending a GoPro videoing an experimental rocket in action. Fire and cameras don't usually mix, but the GoPro survived.
Exoskeletons are the next evolution of human strength. Pneumatic-powered cyborg arms will let you do the things that were impossible without the help of a few or more. This guy created his own version.
Here's an interesting way to save some space in your backpack. What if your water bottle was flat? That's what this Kickstarter is all about. They are called memobottles and are designed to match dimensions of letter, A4 and A5 documents.
Amazon introduced their concept drone delivery program called Amazon Prime Air. But while it is still years away from operation, it demonstrates that the future will be using drones to send you stuff. Now Google is following suit.
Samsung unveils its latest smart watch range with the Samsung Gear S. It promises to bring more benefits of the smartphone experience to the wrist. It has a built-in 3G modem and can send texts and calls without relying on a mobile phone.
Would you wear a smartwatch if it actually looked like a watch? Then you'll like this. LG will launch a second Android Wear-powered smartwatch at the IFA 2014 tech conference in Berlin and will call it the LG G Watch R.