Successful Kickstarter project Neurio now delivering home electricity sensing
Mobile input device Phree invites you to jot, sketch, take notes
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
Researchers exploring spintronics in graphene
Electronics is based on the manipulation of electrons and other charge carriers, but in addition to charge, electrons possess a property known as spin. When spin is manipulated with magnetic and electric ...
High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents
Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes ...
Dark tattoos daunt Apple Watch
Apple aficionados who are also fans of body art are finding out that dark tattoos can daunt the iconic company's hot new smartwatch.
Cellular sensing platform supports next-generation bioscience and biotech applications
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a novel cellular sensing platform that promises to expand the use of semiconductor technology in the development of next-generation bioscience ...