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Wireless Minute: Keep Beat Sports Bra Bolsters Motivation

February 17, 2015 1:41 pm | by Jon Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

One British design student created an amazing sports bra… yes, you heard that correctly; the bra aims to make running easier and more fun by matching your music to your heart rate. Victoria Sowerby, a student at Northumbria University...

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Teen’s Wearable Sensor Designed for Alzheimer's

February 13, 2015 8:54 am | by TEDMED Videos Comments

Sixty percent of people with dementia wander off, an issue that can prove hugely stressful for both patients and caregivers. In this charming talk, hear how teen inventor Kenneth Shinozuka came up with a novel solution to help his...

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HotSpot: New Sensor Magnetizes Users’ Senses

February 10, 2015 10:53 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Scientists from Germany and Japan have developed a new magnetic sensor, which is thin, robust and pliable enough to be smoothly adapted to human skin. This electronic skin features a magneto-sensory system that equips the recipient with... 

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Detecting Concussions and Other Brain Injuries

January 29, 2015 4:21 pm | by TEDMED Videos Comments

Neurosurgeon and PhD researcher Uzma Samadani is the cofounder of Oculogica, a neurodiagnostic company that specializes in using eye-tracking technology to detect concussions and other brain injuries that are invisible to radiologic scans. She...

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Brain-to-Brain Communication has Arrived: How We Did It

January 27, 2015 9:00 am | by TEDGlobal Videos Comments

You may remember neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis — he built the brain-controlled exoskeleton that allowed a paralyzed man to kick the first ball of the 2014 World Cup. What’s he working on now? Building ways for two minds (rats and monkeys...

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Wireless Minute: Smart Shoes Send Real-Time Data to Runners Via Smartphone

January 27, 2015 8:30 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development Videos Comments

Athletic shoemaker, Altra, and wearable technology company, iFit, are teaming up to create a smart shoe for runners. The new Altra Halo shoe is integrated with sensors that measure a runner’s gait (cadence, foot strike zone and...

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The Pulse: 3-D Printing a Smartphone Microscope and an Invisible Hearing Aid

January 15, 2015 9:02 am | by John Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

On this episode of the Pulse, we're measuring biometric information with an adhesive patch, 3-D printing a microscope for your smartphone, relieving pain without drugs, and using an invisible hearing aid...             

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Health and Biotech Highlights at CES 2015

January 13, 2015 11:36 am | by International CES Videos Comments

Health and biotech innovation that changes the way we live our lives and monitor our bodies highlighted at CES 2015...                                     

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A Delicate Balance: How Can We Rightsize Treatment Costs?

December 12, 2014 10:43 am | by TEDMED Videos Comments

It’s a familiar idea: the price of a product is whatever the market will bear - the highest price people are willing to pay becomes the price of the product. But applying that notion to healthcare demands that we address many questions ...

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The Pulse: Pain-Free Lancing for Blood Testing and Tracking Surgeons’ Eyes

December 10, 2014 11:36 am | by John Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist Videos Comments

On this episode of the Pulse, we’re performing a blood draw pain-free, comparing heart vital signs, tracking the eyes of surgeons, and giving the disabled access to smartphones.           

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Engineering Live: How Do We Get More Kids Into STEM? (On Demand)

December 10, 2014 10:02 am | by ECN Staff Videos Comments

It’s easy to say we need more kids interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the challenge comes in finding ways to accomplish it. Whether it’s the toys they play with as kids, or the classes they take as students, we...

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Mythbusters Star Grant Imahara Speaks on Empowering Innovation Together Campaign

December 9, 2014 12:21 pm | by Janine E. Mooney, Editor-in-Chief, WDD | @JMooneyWDD Videos Comments

WDD's Editor-in-Chief, Janine Mooney, interviews Grant Imahara from Mythbusters at Electronica 2014. Engineer and longtime Mouser Electronics' customer Grant Imahara of Mythbusters fame is teaming up with the global distributor on an exciting...

This Gel Can Make You Stop Bleeding Instantly

December 4, 2014 12:43 pm | by TED Videos Comments

Forget stitches — there's a better way to close wounds. In this talk, TED Fellow Joe Landolina talks about his invention — a medical gel that can instantly stop traumatic bleeding without the need to apply pressure ...   

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Mobile Phone Microscope Can Address Worldwide Health Concerns

December 1, 2014 11:14 am | by Grand Challenges Canada Videos Comments

Many major global health threats (malaria, tuberculosis, parasitic infections but also cancer and nutritional issues) require quality diagnostic tests for both clinical and public health purposes; however, such tests are not available in resource-constrained...

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Can Public-Private Partnerships Change the Healthcare Game?

November 26, 2014 1:49 pm | by TEDMED Videos Comments

The healthcare world is an ever-evolving area with countless stakeholders, all working towards improving the health of the population. But with different priorities and different ways of working, how can diverse stakeholders work together most effectively?...

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