Like most geeks, our perceptions of futuristic medical technology were heavily shaped by Star Trek. The image of Bones waving his tricorder in front of some poor redshirt afflicted with an alien plague […]
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You do not want to be involved in an accident in one of these cars before Nissan repairs them.
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We’ve been hearing for years about all the ways the “internet of things” is supposed to revolutionize the world. When is that supposed to happen, though? Sure, you can get a few smart-things […]
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Urban areas around the world are becoming ever more tightly packed with buildings, travel routes, and people. That means one thing: more pollution. But how much more? How do you map out the […]
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Duct tape is a DIYers best friend — there’s really no limit to what you can do with the stuff. Although, you can’t use it as a sensor array for an IoT device […]
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Humans sweat as a way of transferring heat away and lowering body temperature, but the composition of that sweat could also be used to gather health data. A new prototype wearable device designed […]
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Coming soon: a biometric sensor embedded in the screen of every new smartphone and tablet hitting the market.
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Samsung was the first major smartphone maker to start including heart rate monitors on its smartphones, and a new patent could offer a glimpse of what’s coming next. The new Samsung patent is […]
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As with all new types of gadgets that hit the market, there are going to be a few issues, some of which can be solved, others that cannot. It turns out that the […]
A team of Australian researchers are quite literally shaking up the world of technology. They’ve discovered a way to improve electronics using what they call “nano-earthquakes.” Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology scientists are […]
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Most home security systems detect a few things like fire, open doors, and motion. They’re also expensive and often come with equally pricey service contracts. Notion aims keep you apprised of what’s going […]
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It’s not always easy being a robot. While it’s painfully simple to perform certain tasks, others that appear simple can prove to be frustratingly difficult. Take plugging a dangling USB cable into an […]
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