How to Be Productive at Home and Make Every Day a Productive Day
May 4th 2020
If you’ve ever wondered how to be productive at home or how you could possibly have a more productive day, look no further.
Below you’ll find six easy tips that will help you make the most out of your time:
1. Create a Good Morning Routine
One of the best…
Graphene Prosthetics That Use Solar Energy
April 24th 2020
Each carbon atom is joined to three other carbon atoms through SP2 bonds to form a lightweight, flat film with a structure similar to a honeycomb, which gives it a high conductivity and excellent mechanical resistance in the plane. It is also elastic and flexible and, despite this, is 200…
10-year-old Amputee, Rugby Fan Meets His Favorite Team
April 10th 2020
When rugby-mad Jacob Pickering got his bionic arm three months ago he never imagined that he would be using it to shake hands with the England team at Twickenham.
But Jacob, ten, put the arm to good use when he was invited to be a mascot at a Six Nations match.
Specialized Prosthesis Gives 9-year-old Chance To Be A Kid
March 30th 2020
When he was almost two-years-old, Ryan Feeney’s parents had to make the difficult decision of amputating his right leg after surgery failed to fix a condition known as NF-1, which prevented his tibia from growing correctly. They worried this would hinder him in life, but thanks to a generous donation,…
Bill to Provide Service Dogs for Veterans with PTSD Passes House Unanimously
March 6th 2020
A decade-long effort to have the Department of Veterans Affairs provide service dogs to veterans with mental health issues passed a major hurdle with House passage Wednesday.
The Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers, or PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act would have the VA create a 5-year pilot to give grants to one or more organizations to…
No more ‘fear of falling’: ZeroG Gait and Balance System assists with people walking again
February 27th 2020
After a July 23 rollover accident, Cameron Tweedy received a grim outlook on ever walking again. Along with lower body numbness, he had suffered five fractures in his spine and a crushed ankle.
“They told me I had less than 1% chance of minimal function in my legs,” said Tweedy,…
This coin-sized smart insulin patch could monitor glucose for diabetes management
February 13th 2020
Researchers at three universities have developed a smart insulin-delivery patch that has the potential to also monitor and manage glucose levels in people with diabetes.
The adhesive patch was developed by a team of researchers and bioengineers from UCLA, the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and the Massachusetts…
Utah Man 1 of 10 Trying Out New Bionic Leg
January 23rd 2020
A vascular disease due to type 2 diabetes claimed the left leg of 60-year-old Kerry Finn, a retired truck driver from Salt Lake County, Utah. For a long time, Finn had been using a standard prosthetic until last year when he became one of 10 human subjects that would go…
Bionic Arm Will Restore Grip For Teenage Amputee
January 9th 2020
Last month we introduced you to Mariah Jenkins, a volleyball player from Crosby, North Dakota, who plays the sport with a fist full of courage. Doctors amputated her left arm above the elbow following a serious car accident in 2018. She refused to quit playing sport, and has adapted her…
Travel Information: TSA Security Checkpoint
December 12th 2019
Planning a trip can be an exciting process as you eagerly await the opportunity to have some much-needed rest and relaxation. It may also be necessary for you to travel to visit with your friends and loved ones. One of the obstacles before getting to your destination is navigating…