During the past decade, we have witnessed how the relationship between medicine and technology has grown increasingly complex and mutually beneficial at the same time. These two fields of expertise have something in common: their ability to improve the quality of life of millions of people around the world. Continue reading
Angelo Casimiro, a 15 year old high school student from the Philippines, made global news headlines after he successfully developed a device which can generate electricity as a user walks. The invention – essentially a shoe insole made with piezoelectric materials – is able to harness electrical energy with each step a person takes and could theoretically have a number of important practical uses in the future.