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‘Water Bear’ Protein Could Protect Human DNA From Radiation

09/21/2016, We’re sure that some of you guys have heard or seen photos of “water bears”, but in case you haven’t, they aren’t really bears. Instead they are a species of microscopic organisms called tardigrades. What makes them so fascinating is how robust...

Study Finds Fitness Trackers Might Not Be As Effective As We Think

09/21/2016, Fitness trackers are meant to help people with their fitness. By providing them a way to keep track of their fitness, the hope is that by showing progression, like the number of calories burnt, how long it takes before hitting a certain heart rate, the...

Stanford Develops A Breathalyzer For Marijuana

09/14/2016, Breathalyzers used to measure alcohol are fairly common and are used when drivers are pulled over under suspicion that they might be driving under the influence of alcohol. So what about being under the influence of something else, such as marijuana?...

This Device Uses Your Smartphone To Test For Glaucoma

09/12/2016, If there is one reason why there are many people out there don’t get tested for health issues when they should, it is because sometimes making a trip to the hospital can be scary, or maybe inconvenient, or maybe even expensive if you’re not covered by...

Researchers Develop Nano-Sized Fishes For Targeted Drug Delivery

09/11/2016, The way we consume drugs/medicine right now might not necessarily be the most efficient way. This is why researchers have been working on the ability to deliver drugs to a particular part of the body, which apparently makes it more effective and can...

Dario Health’s Mobile Glucose Meter Is iPhone 7 Compatible

09/07/2016, There are a variety of accessories for the iPhone, such as external flashes, lens attachments, speakers, and so on. However there are also medical accessories, such as the Dario Glucose Monitoring System which used to plug into the headphone jack on...

Hi-Tech Urinal Will Wash And Dry Your Penis After You’re Done

09/06/2016, When guys are done at the urinal, there are a couple of ways to go about this. For some, shaking it a few times to get rid of excess drops is one way, but there are some who are particular and might grab a tissue to dab themselves dry before pulling up...

Jabra Unveils Elite Sport Wireless Earbuds With Fitness Tracking

09/02/2016, Headphones were designed to do one thing, and that is transmit audio. However these days with there being so many devices for separate activities, it can be overwhelming, which means if you wanted music and track your fitness at the same time, you’d...

TomTom Touch Wearable Can Provide Body Composition Analysis

09/01/2016, Pretty much any decent fitness tracker you buy these days has the ability to track stats such as distance, speed, calories, or in some cases even your location if there is GPS built into it. Some trackers even come with a heart rate monitor so you can...

Garmin Forerunner 35 Smartwatch Announced

09/01/2016, When it comes to the wearables scene, Garmin has been making decent strides and if you’re after a wearable with a built-in heart rate monitor, you’re in luck as Garmin has taken the wraps off their latest gadget: the Garmin Forerunner 35 which like we...

ITC Judge Rules Fitbit Did Not Steal Jawbone’s Trade Secrets

08/23/2016, Prior to smartwatches becoming so popular, Fitbit and Jawbone were some of the more prominent brands around when it came to wearables, although from what we can tell, Fitbit has clearly pulled ahead of the competition since. That being said, Jawbone is...

Acer Might Have A Gaming Smartwatch & Fitness Band In The Works

08/23/2016, Are you in the market for a gaming smartwatch? Yea, we’re not really sure what that might entail, but according to a report from DigiTimes who cites the Economic Daily News, it would seem that Acer has a high-end gaming smartwatch in the works that they...

Not Being Yourself On Facebook Might Affect Your Mental Health

08/22/2016, Given that it is easy to create a new account with a new name and a new photo, it is tempting to try and reinvent yourself online to someone very different from who you are in real life, but apparently that might not be such a good idea. Moral...