Laser 'tricorder' can diagnose malaria through the skin

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

It's a weapon that fights malaria; a laser scan can give an accurate diagnosis in seconds, without breaking the skin.

iPhone case attempts to make Star Trek's tricorder a reality

Posted in Medicine on 11th Mar, 2014
by Alex Muller

An iPhone case which monitors your blood pressure, heart rate and lung function, just by holding your phone with both hands for a few seconds.

Scanadu nabs $10.5M to turn your phone into a health helper

Posted in Medicine on 13th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

The company claims it is taking your smartphone to med school by building devices that let people track their vitals at home.