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Researchers Develop Smart Tattoo That Can Track Your Health

10/02/2017, Devices like smartwatches, fitness trackers, and heart rate chest straps are designed to collect biometric data on the user, like their heart rate, distance traveled, calories burnt, and so on. However the problem with current wearables is that they need...

Researchers Create Super-Thin Sensors That Are Also Edible

10/01/2017, One of the problems with transporting food to various parts of the world is that in some cases, certain types of food need to be kept at certain temperatures to maintain its freshness and to prevent it from going bad during transportation, such as fish,...

This Maze-Like Chip Can Spot Aggressive Cancer Cells

09/24/2017, There are several ways that doctors can spot cancer cells, but given that there are billions, if not trillions of cells, this could take a while, and could slow down the treatment process, or in some instances doctors might miss it entirely. However...


This Patch Can Monitor Glucose Levels During Exercise

09/19/2017, When it comes to monitoring solutions for diabetics, it usually involves invasive measures which some users might not necessarily appreciate, although right now for the most part it is the only way. However researchers at the State University of New York...

Researchers Develop An Injection That Can Deliver Multiple Vaccines

09/18/2017, It is safe to say that no one really relishes the idea of getting injections, even as adults, so it is understandable why children typically kick up a huge fuss when it’s time for their vaccinations. This usually involves several trips to the doctors...

Researchers Develop AI That Can Detect Alzheimer’s Early

09/17/2017, While a full on cure for Alzheimer’s has yet to be discovered, researchers are making progress when it comes to early detection. This will allow patients to seek out treatment that can help slow down the effects of the disease, or at least give them...

This ‘Pen’ Can Be Used To Test Tissue For Cancer

09/08/2017, When removing a cancerous tumor from a patient’s body, it makes sense that doctors would want to ensure that they’ve taken everything out, right? After all it doesn’t make sense to leave some behind, or subject the patient to more surgery if it can...

Researchers Create Water-Based Electrolytes For Safer Batteries

09/07/2017, While smartphones exploding isn’t exactly a new phenomenon, last year’s Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explosions did bring quite a bit of attention to the dangers of using lithium-ion batteries. Granted at the moment lithium-ion seems to be the standard, it...

Scientists Find Smartphone Separation Anxiety Is A Growing Problem

08/16/2017, Do you ever find yourself feeling a little bit nervous when your smartphone isn’t with you? Where you’re wondering who might have sent you messages, emails, or tried to call, or who might have commented on your latest Facebook post? That anxiety you...

Scientists Create A New Way To Deliver Medicine Through Your Stomach

08/16/2017, The acids in our stomachs are great for helping to break down food to digest them, but when it comes to medication, there are some instances where consuming medicine orally might not be the most effective way around it, such as insulin which is typically...

Researchers Develop Flexible Batteries That Can Run On Saltwater

08/11/2017, The problem with a lot of consumer-grade batteries is that they are rigid and fixed in terms of their shape, meaning that there are limitations when it comes to designing products based around them, although we have seen companies try to work around those...

US Army Creates Powder That Can Be Used To Recharge Devices

08/11/2017, While our gadgets no doubt solve a lot of problems in our lives, it in turn creates another problem, which is our reliance on these gadgets, meaning that we are usually left in an inconvenient state when our phones or laptops run out of battery, but this...

Researchers Use Machine Learning To Detect Depression On Instagram

08/08/2017, The things you post on social media can sometimes say a lot about you as a person, and even your mental state, and this is something that researchers are looking to explore more of. In a recently published study in the EPJ Data Science (via Mashable),...