First Look: New Xbox elegant, but much unknown
Will gamers want One? After four years of development, Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One entertainment console and touted it as an all-in-one solution for playing games, watching TV and doing everything in ...
From mice to humans, comfort is being carried by mom
There is a very good reason mothers often carry their crying babies, pacing the floor, to help them calm down. New research published in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on April 18 shows that infants experience an aut ...
Acrobatic birds aren't as energetic as they look
In research published this week in Proceedings of the Royal Society B scientists have found that the acrobatic courtship displays of male golden-collared manakins are less energetically costly than they a ...
Samsung unveils phone with heart-rate monitor
(AP)—Samsung sought Monday to frame its new Galaxy S5 smartphone as a lifestyle product, as it emphasized a built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger size.
LG jumps into wearable fitness gadget market
Korean electronics maker LG is jumping into the wearable fitness market.
LG to launch new smartwatch this year
LG will launch its first smartwatch in 2014, the head of its mobile unit said Monday, tapping into the nascent market for wearable devices seen as the mobile industry's new source of growth.
'Star Trek' for animals: A wireless medical monitor for your pet
The next time you take Fluffy in for surgery, the veterinarian may be able to monitor her post-op progress from a smartphone.
Touch, feel, see and hear the data
It is now possible to sense scientific data as a means to deal with the mountains of information we face in our environment by applying subconscious processing to big data analysis
'Couch potato' rowing chair energises tech fair
It looks like an ordinary black, comfy chair, perfect for a relaxing hour or two in front of the television.
Can your phone double up as your life-coach?
(Phys.org)—Researchers are developing a smartphone platform that enables careful monitoring of lifestyle to pinpoint and help avert triggers for stress and negative emotion.
Taking the pulse of the crowd
If everyone in the crowd at a sports event or concert or even the players had wireless heart monitors fitted, commentators and those behind the sound desk could get a real measure of the sense of the collective excitement ...
While you were sleeping: Monitor alerts parents if baby stops breathing
Every parent worries about their baby. They worry while it's eating, while it's playing—and especially while it's sleeping. But a new device created by BYU students may help parents rest easier while their ...
Carrying a baby elicits specific physiological and behavioral responses, research finds
The bond between mother and child is the first and most important relationship for all mammals, including humans. Mammal infants are born with innate behaviors to seek closeness to their mothers and become ...
With a new diagnostic tool, veterinarians are demystifying feline heart disease
Cats hold their own counsel. Independent, solitary, even mysterious, they've long fascinated their owners with their aloofness. But the very qualities that appeal to their human companions can also make it difficult to tell ...