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weft lab: Wearable Futures: Inclusive Design 2012

weft lab: Wearable Futures: Inclusive Design 2012 | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
Wearable Futures: Inclusive Design conference 2012, held recently at the Welcome Collection, London. A great day full of inspirational speakers. Keynote speaker Caryn Franklin, fashion commentator, presented key concepts from the project ...
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Patients' Voices Are Changing Medical Devices - Huffington Post

Patients' Voices Are Changing Medical Devices - Huffington Post | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
Patients' Voices Are Changing Medical DevicesHuffington PostTraditionally pharma and medical device companies design health tools for health care professionals and in clinical settings.
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Can a Better Vibrator Inspire an Age of Great American Sex?

Can a Better Vibrator Inspire an Age of Great American Sex? | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
Sex toys have transformed into sophisticated and well-designed gadgets that take their inspiration from Apple not Hustler. But one company has a bigger hope: that a better machine could mean better sex for a repressed nation.

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Health consumers’ digital adoption gets more social

Health consumers’ digital adoption gets more social | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn (@healthythinker) summarises some data from a recent Manhattan Research report:

 

* 14% of health-social media folks are “health-sharers” who have posted an entry or comment on a health blog, a message on a health message board or online community, a patient testimonial, or health ratings online (sub population of health social media users).
* 26% are mobile health users, performing a health-related activity on a mobile phone in the past 12 months, such as used a search engine to find health information; sent data tracked for managing a medical condition to their doctor or nurse; tracked and managed a medical condition; used a prescription or refill reminder service; used prescription drug coupons or other discounts; used recipes, meal planners, or nutrition trackers; used exercise programs; used a community, group or support network for health; used a symptom checker; received health reminders or alerts; managed insurance benefits; located a doctor or health service; read health news; or other health activities.
* 30% are online health video watchers, viewing online health video in the past 12 months, such as videos about diseases or conditions, health news, prescription drugs or treatments, well-being or healthy living, exercise or fitness, patients discussing their condition or treatment, healthcare professionals discussing conditions or treatments, or medical procedures.


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Pediatric Medical Device Innovation | Healing Innovation

Pediatric Medical Device Innovation | Healing Innovation | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
Developing medical devices for pediatrics brings both engineering and business challenges. The medical device industry is beginning to understand that kids are not simply smaller adults, but have unique design ...
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Photographer Captures Amazing Colored Water Droplets At High Speed - DesignTAXI.com

Photographer Captures Amazing Colored Water Droplets At High Speed - DesignTAXI.com | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
Photographer Captures Amazing Colored Water Droplets At High Speed - DesignTAXI.com...
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Synbiota | About

Synbiota | About | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it

Synbiota is building a bio-lab in a browser. Synthetic Biology promises to revolutionize the world in ways we have yet to imagine. Synbiota is working towards this revolution by developing powerful, standards-based, open and free tools for synthetic biology design. We need your help!


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Webinar Wrap-Up: Evidence-Based Design and the New Five Senses

Webinar Wrap-Up: Evidence-Based Design and the New Five Senses | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it

webinar with Linda Porter outlines health design and the five senses_ considers how both the biological and the psychological components of a person work together to heal the body.

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Hugo Campos has major arrhythmia, goes to ER, wants his data even more now | e-Patients.net

Hugo Campos has major arrhythmia, goes to ER, wants his data even more now | e-Patients.net | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
SPM member Hugo Campos has had much coverage here and in the media (NPR, SF Chronicle, San Jose Mercury-News) for his desire to see the raw data coming out of...
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Invisibility cloaks are almost a reality with fractal-camouflage clothing (Wired UK)

Invisibility cloaks are almost a reality with fractal-camouflage clothing (Wired UK) | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
The art of military concealment is not just about making aircraft invisible to radar, but also about giving soldiers protection in the field...
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Research and Experience Prototyping Tools, Tips and Apps — Playpen

Research and Experience Prototyping Tools, Tips and Apps — Playpen | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
I have been giving lists of experience prototyping tools and tips for doing research to quite a lot of students recently, so I thought I would start compiling it into a file, which has turned into quite a lengthy –...
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Wabi-sabi: Finding Beauty in Imperfection. ~ Teenuja Dahari

Wabi-sabi: Finding Beauty in Imperfection. ~ Teenuja Dahari | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
Freckles as beautiful as stars in the sky. Image from here.
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Textile Weaving Capabilities for Artificial Tendon - TMD – Today’s Medical Developments

Biomedical Structures’ Breakthrough High-Precision Tapering Capabilities for Orthopedic Textile Design Enable Lifelike Solutions...
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Tom's hopes that design will help all - Forfar Dispatch

Tom's hopes that design will help all - Forfar Dispatch | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
Forfar DispatchTom's hopes that design will help allForfar DispatchParents with a child affected by autism can often feel isolated from them, leading to a breakdown in the physical and emotional connection they would normally experience from the...
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Design and Emotion London Conference 2012, hosted by CSM

Design and Emotion London Conference 2012, hosted by CSM | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
“Out of Control” Central Saint Martins is delighted to host the 8th International Conference on Design and Emotion from the 11th – 14th Septem (RT @Jamie_MAIM: Announced here: Design & Emotion London Conference 2012, hosted by CSM http://t.co/PC8znWfd...
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Study Shows That Vibroacoustic Therapy is More Than Just Noise

Study Shows That Vibroacoustic Therapy is More Than Just Noise | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
A sultry blues riff may cause some listeners to swoon, while a hypnotic techno-beat can give others a drug-like high, but can low frequency sounds actually treat disease?
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[INFOGRAPHICS] Cancer...

[INFOGRAPHICS] Cancer... | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it

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Novel Bone Scaffold Draws Strength from Tiny Silk Fibers

Novel Bone Scaffold Draws Strength from Tiny Silk Fibers | shubush design & wellbeing | Scoop.it
Every few months or so, researchers announce a new breakthrough with silk. For instance, earlier this year in March, scientists from the US Air Force Research Laboratory reported that they had transformed the material into a bactericidal fabric.
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