Subway riders' smartphones could carry tracking malware
Biosensor may improve clinical diagnosis of influenza A
Sensors based on special sound waves known as surface acoustic waves (SAWs) are capable of detecting tiny amounts of antigens of Influenza A viruses. Developed by A*STAR researchers, the biosensors have the ...
Mobile input device Phree invites you to jot, sketch, take notes
New device could spell the end of no balls
Foot fault no balls could be eliminated from cricket thanks to a new device that aims to stop bowlers overstepping the mark.
Defining a national standard for dynamic pressure waves
In recent years, the physical damage done by pressure waves – such as traumatic brain injuries from explosives sustained by military personnel in the Middle East – has become an increasingly urgent public ...
Review: Curves and 'self-healing' in super-premium phones
For those not satisfied with just a premium phone, Samsung and LG are offering two models best described as the Lamborghinis of smartphones.
A nano-transistor assesses your health via sweat
Made from state-of-the-art silicon transistors, an ultra-low power sensor enables real-time scanning of the contents of liquids such as perspiration. Compatible with advanced electronics, this technology ...
Flexible all-carbon electronics integrated onto plants, insects, and more
Performance enhancing sensor ready for commercialisation
A wearable device being developed by the University of Strathclyde will provide real-time data analysis of fluid loss during exercise to enhance the performance of fitness enthusiasts and elite athletes.
The rise of wearable health tech could mean the end of the sickie
Now that the sun is shining and the temperature is rising, it's officially sickie season: go to work, or get struck down with "flu", a "24-hour virus", or that faithful stand-by, the dodgy prawn takeaway.
Ears, grips and fists take on mobile phone user ID
A first step towards testing dark energy theories on the table top
Scientists from FOM and the VU University Amsterdam have designed an experiment to test a popular candidate theory that could explain the mechanisms behind dark energy. Now, they have reached an important ...
Engineering team invents a camera that powers itself
A research team led by Shree K. Nayar, T.C. Chang Professor of Computer Science at Columbia Engineering, has invented a prototype video camera that is the first to be fully self-powered—it can produce an ...
Engineers develop graphene-based biosensor that works in three ways at once
(Phys.org)—One of nanotechnology's greatest promises is interacting with the biological world the way our own cells do, but current biosensors must be tailor-made to detect the presence of one type of protein, ...