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By Brian Dolan 10:40 am March 9, 2011
Kibo at the ISS | Source:NASA 3M has worked with the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to equip its astronauts with the 3M Littmann Scope-to-Scope Tele-Auscultation System on-board at the International Space Station (ISS). The system will allow physicians on the ground to hear the actual heartbeat of astronauts in space in real-time. JAXA will use the system for coronary tone data...
By Brian Dolan 10:33 am March 4, 2009
Remember the iShoe? Last summer a NASA intern and MIT graduate student invented an insole with sensors that monitored and transmitted information about a person's balance, which provided for an early warning system before someone falls. At the time iShoe was in a pilot phase with about 60 trial users, but now, according to OhioHealth, which is testing the technology, iShoe will commercially...