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 ...
(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.
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 baby sleeps.
My accessories for last month's Mardi Gras Marathon in New Orleans included a pair of bead necklaces and three watches.
Hibernating, it turns out, is much more complicated than one might think.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A study has gained new insight into the minds of domestic hens, discovering, for the first time, that domestic hens show a clear physiological and behavioural response when their chicks are mildly distressed.
It looks like an ordinary black, comfy chair, perfect for a relaxing hour or two in front of the television.
Heart attack patients whose hearts have stopped beating and who receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from bystanders fare better if their resuscitators skip the rescue breaths and do only chest compression, according ...
Glowing spirals: Chemical scaffolds guide living cells into precisely defined three-dimensional patterns
(PhysOrg.com) -- To find our way, we use maps. Cells use "chemical maps" to find the way: they orient themselves by following concentration gradients of attractants or repellants. David H. Gracias and a team at Johns Hopkins ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- UCSF researchers have for the first time shown that an external optical pacemaker can be used in a vertebrate to control its heart rate.