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While it's important for dermatologists to know just how itchy a person's skin is, patients' self-assessments tend to be quite subjective. A new wearable sensor could help, by objectively measuring the frequency and intensity of its user's scratching sessions.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Carnegie Mellon, Wearable, Skin
In order to smuggle illegal drugs into prisons, people are now soaking materials like paper and fabric in such drugs, letting the materials dry, then passing them along to inmates. A new portable device, however, sees through that ruse.Continue ReadingCategory: Good Thinking, LifestyleTags: University of Bath, Drugs, Detection, Fluorescent, Ultraviolet
A tiny sensor that even makes a fingertip look large has the potential to be a game changer for detecting signs of rejection in kidney transplants. Scientists from Northwestern University have successfully created a device, tested on mice, that can detect warning signs of kidney rejection up to three weeks before current monitoring methods.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Northwest
by freely switching between 32 switches, users can create background music that resonates with their daily mood. The post yuri suzuki’s sound device lets listeners customize an optimal background ambiance appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
using an attachable patch to the bra, the wearable ultrasound scanner developed by MIT researchers takes images of the breast tissue in various angles. The post MIT’s wearable ultrasound device could detect breast cancer at early stages appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Serving multiple useful purposes, brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) usually incorporate scalp-applied or even brain-implanted electrodes. A new less-invasive BCI, however, can simply be stuck in the patient's ear canal as needed.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Tsinghua University, ear, Brain-computer interface, wearable electronics
There's a lot of news going around today about the French Government's new policy to allow police to remotely take over a suspect's devices, with access to cameras, microphones and GPS data. But if you think that's uncommon, you'd be very mistaken.Continue ReadingCategory: Mobile Technology, TechnologyTags: smartphones, Surveillance, Governments, Police
Inspired by how the human eye sees, processes, and sends information to the brain, researchers have created a tiny device that captures, recognizes and memorizes images enabling it to make quick, real-time decisions based on what it sees. The device could one day be used in self-driving cars.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Vision, Sensor, Synaptics, RMIT University
the device implant can allow people to control their electronics using their mind and is set to have its first human clinical study years after it was unveiled. The post elon musk’s neuralink receives FDA approval to implant & test brain-reading device in people appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Learning to play guitar is tough, and though there's no replacement for hard work and practice, technology can lend a helping hand. The mu6label is the latest gadget in the space, a bendy AI-powered device that attaches to a guitar's upper edge and includes a virtual teacher, chord library and scales training, a metronome and tuner, and backing tracks to jam along with.Continue ReadingCategory: M is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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