Unobtrusive, wearable blood pressure sensor for long-term continuous monitoring
A team of researchers in Korea have developed a wearable blood pressure sensor that is sufficiently compact and unobtrusive which can be used to provide long-term continuous monitoring without affecting the ...
A battery small enough to be injected, energetic enough to track salmon
(Phys.org) —Scientists have created a microbattery that packs twice the energy compared to current microbatteries used to monitor the movements of salmon through rivers in the Pacific Northwest and around ...
Sound-based login startup joins Google tech chorus
An Israel-based startup specializing in using sounds instead of passwords for logging in said Monday it has been bought by Google.
US Navy ready to deploy laser for first time
Some of the Navy's futuristic weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds.
Google plans aerospace, robotics projects for Hangar One
If you were Google Inc., what would you do with a 350,000-square-foot hangar that was originally built to house helium airships for the U.S. Navy?
Robotic EcoMow cuts and uses grass as fuel
SnapChat hack a snap for Georgia Tech student
Faced with a decision between braving the below-freezing cold outside and breaking SnapChat's new security feature, Steven Hickson said it was a no-brainer.
Computer whizzes brainstorm for cash at hackathons
It used to be that "hacking" was just a type of crime, a computer break-in. But today, the term is also part of a growing—and perfectly legal—mainstay of the tech sector.
Australian police get hand-held 3D crime scene laser scanner
Kickstarter says hackers got customer data (Update)
Online fundraising site Kickstarter says hackers got some of its customer data.
What Facebook knows about love, in numbers
With 1.23 billion users in all the flavors and up-and-down stages of romantic relationships, Facebook knows a thing or two about love.
Runologist breaks jotunvillur code-on-a-stick
Geographical passwords worth their salt
It's much easier to remember a place you have visited than a long, complicated password, which is why computer scientist Ziyad Al-Salloum of ZSS-Research in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, is developing a system he calls geographical ...
Soft metal weld makes for stronger infrastructure
Scientists have found applying a soft metal layer before welding hard metals can act as a sufficient buffer to address fatigue behaviour in welded metal.