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This neural amplifier silicon chip developed in Chitkara University easily diagnoses Parkinson's, Epilepsy

The VLSI Centre of Excellence, Chitkara University, Punjab, has developed it in collaboration with Semi-conductor Laboratory (SCL), Mohali, Punjab, India

Published on 4th December 2020
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The prosthetic developed by student start-up Solbots has won some prestigious grants, and hearts too

They have also entered the FoodTech space by working on a unique vending machine that cooks the food within it and presents it to the customer. They are working on this to sustain themselves

Published on 9th November 2020
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After this 26-year-old’s arm was amputated due to a road accident, he launched a start-up that 3D prints customisable prosthetics

Rishi Krishna's start-up Symbonic is into assistive technology. And this is how they ensure that the prosthetics they offer are light-weight, customisable and affordable as well. This is his story

Published on 2nd November 2020
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Students with disabilities struggle through online classes, demand better accessibility

There are 21 different disabilities each with their specific needs which need to be allocated the due reasonable accommodation, an activist pointed out

Published on 21st June 2020
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Researchers develop electronic skin that can monitor your health

Gao says the plan is to develop a variety of sensors that can be embedded in the e-skin so it can be used for multiple purposes

Published on 23rd April 2020
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Modi govt spent more than Rs 1,000 cr to help the specially-abled Indian: Social Justice Minister

Gehlot lauded IIT, Madras for its initiative, and also recalled the Narendra Modi government's various welfare measures for the 'divyang' 

Published on 5th November 2019
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Meet the Bionic Man who's a ray of hope for people with disabilities

Despite being a double amputee himself, Hugh Herr breakthrough advances in bionic limbs provide greater mobility and new hope to those with physical disabilities

Published on 29th October 2019
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Meet this nine-year-old double amputee who stole the show at the New York Fashion Week

Demetre was born with fibular hemimelia, a rare birth defect in which part or all of the fibular bone is missing. As a result , she got both her legs amputated when she was 18 months old

Published on 13th September 2019
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IIT Hyderabad researchers develop new eco-friendly technologies for bio-compatible implants

The piezoelectric/ferroelectric material can detect the change in mechanical energy due to its dimensional change during the functional period

Published on 1st July 2019
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IIT Mandi set to launch first-of-its-kind Integrated Dual Degree Programme in Bioengineering

The Integrated Dual Degree Programme in Bioengineering is a first-of-its-kind in India and it will widen the horizon of Bachelor’s level students to choose from different areas for specialisation

Published on 3rd June 2019
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Good news for burn victims, artificial skin could now help them 'feel': US study

According to the study, the skin's ability to perceive pressure, heat, cold, and vibration is a critical safety function that most people take for granted

Published on 29th January 2019
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These TN Engineering students have devices that will make the diffabled live easier

With medical costs and prosthetics soaring, people with disabilities often need to make do with bad equipment which compromises their quality of life. We checked out three start-ups

Published on 14th January 2019
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This Kolkata-based organisation is helping marginalised youth including victims of trafficking find a career path

Enrolled candidates are led through a process of blended learning, mentoring using innovative methods of teaching and it's also assured that they get placed and perform well at their job

Published on 4th October 2018
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You can push the frontiers of medical science on an everyday basis

From pacemakers to stem cell engineering, the greatest technological and biological leaps in the past few decades were invented through the work that took place within Biomedical Engineering
 

Published on 7th February 2018
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Hand it to 'em: SSN students 3D print a super-light prosthetic 'hand' for amputees

Four students of the Biomedical Engineering department have created a prototype 'hand' that is more functional, lighter and cheaper than any other prosthetic on the market

Published on 5th December 2017

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