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In hopes of creating better access to medical care, Stanford researchers have trained an algorithm to diagnose skin cancer. Universal access to health care was on the minds of computer scientists at Stanford when they set out to create an artificially intelligent diagnosis algorithm for skin cancer. They made a database of nearly 130,000 skin …

visually impaired

When the youth of the country thinks of making life easier for the people are struggling with mental and physical disabilities, there’s no force that can stop them. Three students from the YMCA Institute of Science and Technology, Faridabad have created a belt that can make life for those with a visual impairment a lot …

Meet Mrs. Janak Palta, the pioneer behind sustainable living in Central India. She is a known social worker for the world, but for the villagers in Sanawadia village of M.P, she is the ever-smiling and gentle Didi. A woman so dedicated to her cause, that even after surviving a tragic accident that left her a …

Envision the possibility where an individual would require a single sheet of paper to charge his device and extra batteries. Forget rooms for storage. The energy source could be stored and availed in reams. Well, the researchers at Binghamton University– SUNY (State University of New York) are spearheading this pioneering move into the future of …

Going about their daily lives is also a huge struggle for the differently abled. It takes extra efforts for them to do things we don’t really even pay attention to. transportation is specially difficult for them since regular means of transport are not always adapted according to their needs. The entire struggle increases in multifold …

Let’s convert all the smog around us into diamonds. Sounds crazy? But China is literally giving shape to this crazy science fiction analogy into a reality. It recently launched a project where numerous ‘Smog-sucking’ towers are to be installed to clean up its cities. These 7 metre tall towers are the brain child of Dutch …

WiFi connectivity through garbage bins? Sounds absurd, but not anymore. The concept has been turned into a reality by two commerce graduates, Prateek Agarwal and Raj Desai, from Mumbai. They have come up with a garbage bin that provides WiFi connectivity to anyone who uses it. The bin when used to throw trash, provides a …

Heart-related diseases are increasing rapidly on a daily basis in India. Around 7-13 per cent of the total population in urban areas and about 2-7 per cent of the total population in rural India is suffering from some form of cardiovascular diseases. Augmenting the effect of these diseases is an overtly long and tiresome process …