This Siemens MRI Scanner Is a Beautiful Machine That Saves Lives

Siemens’ latest MRI machine (Ma­gne­tom Pris­ma Tim+Dot Sys­tem 3 Tes­la) is one of the most powerful, state of the art medical imaging devices in the marketplace. The first Magnetom Prisma 3-tesla MRI units was installed in the USA at the University of Minnesota a year ago. Now there are about 50 units in… » 4/14/15 8:00pm 4/14/15 8:00pm

This Fridge's Vacuum Sealed Drawer Puts Fresh Food Into Cryostasis

With its new Freshness Center refrigerator, Siemens wants you to get rid of that freezer bag sealing contraption on your counter. In addition to the standard fridge and freezer compartments, the KG38QAL30 has a third drawer with a section that vacuum seals itself, preserving fresh foods like vegetables and meats up… » 9/06/13 6:20pm 9/06/13 6:20pm

Fujitsu's Laptop4Life Scheme Gets You A New Laptop Every 3 Years 'Til…

Craziness: Buy one Fujitsu laptop, get a new one every three years until you're dead. That's basically the crazy principle behind Fujitsu's Laptop4Life program. Sure, you have to buy the extended 3-year warranty at first, not damage the old machine too much, and hang onto the receipt for grim death, but then you'll… » 12/01/08 12:30pm 12/01/08 12:30pm

Siemens Oven Moves Your Roast Like a Death Star Hangar Lift

The Siemens HB 78P570 oven looks like any other oven until you notice that it has no » 9/01/08 12:30pm 9/01/08 12:30pm door, which is precisely when it starts to open automatically from its bottom: The glossy black food platform slides down mechanically until it is at the same level as your kitchen top. Sounds a bit crazy, but it's extremely…

Girls On Top For First Time in Siemens Competition's History

A trio of girls has scooped the honors in Siemens' Math, Science and Technology Prize, the first time in the competition's nine-year history. According to James Whaley, President of the Siemens Foundation, the percentage of girls taking part in the competition has been steadily increasing each year—and this year, 48%… » 12/04/07 5:59am 12/04/07 5:59am

In-Wall Coffee Maker Makes Your Kitchen Like Starbucks, Sans the Hobo…

Why waste $4 every morning on a venti coffee from Starbucks? That sort of thing adds up, you know. You really should be making your coffee at home. I'd like to say that installing this Siemens in-wall coffee maker in your kitchen would be an example of some financial responsibility, but it clearly isn't. But hey, if… » 7/30/07 11:28am 7/30/07 11:28am