Category Archives: Medical

Why we have blind spots – and how to see the blood vessels inside your own eye!

Here’s a great explanation of how the human eye works, and explains some of the odd effects you may have known – our blind spots and being able [..]


Recent Research into Anal Gas Expulsion (“Farting”)

Via Real Clear Science Until recently, there hadn’t been formal studies to prove which foods would reduce anal gas expulsion (aka farting). The intent of recent research is [..]


Medical Implants That Last a Lifetime, Powered by Wafer-Thin Nanoribbons

Capturing the energy produced by a beating heart, a new  device can generate enough electricity to continuously power a pacemaker or heart monitor. This is very cool for [..]


Well-Connected Hemispheres of Einstein’s Brain May Have Sparked Brilliance

From a Florida State University article – Research shows Albert Einstein’s brain had more extensive connections than other men. The left and right hemispheres of Albert Einstein’s brain [..]

Medical, Science

Backdoor to Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner Computer System?

  Researchers claim the chip used in military systems and civilian aircraft has built-in function that could let in hackers. The chip in question is ProASIC3 chip , [..]

Computers, Medical, Military