Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new way to investigate the high-performance fibers used in modern body armor. Described in the Journal of Polymer Science, the research ...
A vest that allows the profoundly deaf to "feel" and understand speech is under development by engineering students and their mentors at Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine.
Neuroscientist David Eagleman hopes that one day a special piece of clothing he has designed will let the deaf "hear" and allow wearers to sense what is happening online without looking at a computer.
About three dozen police officers will be fitted with body cameras in New York by this weekend, as part of a three-month pilot program.
A sea turtle that lost her front legs to a shark attack was bidding to match "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday, as she donned the latest in artificial flipper technology in Japan.
A vest developed in Massachusetts Institute of Technology lets Facebook users hug one another no matter how far apart they are.
(Phys.org) -- In order to test the new "smart" protective vest, an experimenter wearing one has jogged several kilometers on the treadmill in a climate-controlled chamber at Empa. During the jog he lost 544 grams in weight ...
A Japanese-developed robot that mimics the movements of its human controller is bringing the Hollywood blockbuster "Avatar" one step closer to reality.