News tagged with posture

Wireless network detects falls by the elderly

University of Utah electrical engineers have developed a network of wireless sensors that can detect a person falling. This monitoring technology could be linked to a service that would call emergency help for the elderly ...

dateSep 09, 2013 in Engineering
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How the 'street pigeon' got its fancy on

Pigeons display spectacular variations in their feathers, feet, beaks and other physical traits, but a new University of Utah study shows that visible traits don't always coincide with genetics: A bird from one breed may ...

dateJan 19, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Lizard uses UV signals to ward off rivals

(PhysOrg.com) -- We’re all familiar with different animal species using a variety of strategies to attract a mate or chase off an aggressor or a rival. For birds, it’s often a dazzling display of plumage or a deafening ...

dateMar 21, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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