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Alterego inner voice device

Be Careful What You Think! This Device Can Hear Your Inner Voice

MIT scientists have created a wearable device that can read your mind when you use your internal voice. The device, shown to identify internal dialogue with 92% accuracy, allows users to ask questions and remotely control other devices without uttering a word. Read more This Gadget Can Communicate Human Emotions Through Touch Dubbed “AlterEgo,” the […]
Bloomlife Pregnancy Tracker

Bloomlife Pregnancy Tracker Keeps You and Your Baby Safe by Monitoring Contractions

Preterm birth remains the number one killer of children under the age of five. In the U.S. alone, one in 8 babies are born preterm. Stillbirth claims ten times more babies than SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Both outcomes remain a mystery to the medical community with few tools to understand, treat, and prevent them. […]
Smart fabrics making smart clothes

Are Smart Fabrics the Future of Fashion?

High quality fabrics that last a long time are hard to find these day. Many garments only last a few washes. Whether for performance or aesthetic reasons, the focus within the textiles orb is on smart fabrics – from those that change their hue to those that regulate body temperature. Researchers are developing smart fabrics […]
Imec Organ-on-Chip Device

Imec Develops Novel Organ-on-Chip Device to Improve Drug Screening

Imec, the international research and development and innovation hub, active in the fields of nanoelectronics and digital technologies, has developed a novel organ-on-chip device for pharmacological research with unparalleled signal quality. The platform fuses imec’s high-density multi-electrode array (MEA)-chip with a microfluidic well plate, which Imec developed in partnership with Netherlands-based Micronit Microtechnologies; in this […]
Fitbits help chemotherapy patients

Fitbits could help save the lives of chemo patients by helping doctors predict patient...

Popular fitness tracker Fitbit has the potential to save the lives of thousands of chemotherapy patients by helping doctor predict which patients will do well on a course of therapy, according to a study by the University of Southern California (USC). Some cancer patients fake feeling well to please their doctor, the study said. “What […]
artificial nerve

Scientists Develop Flexible Artificial Tactile Nerve Using Flexible Organic Materials

Scientists at Stanford and Seoul National University have built artificial sensory nerves that can mimic the sensitivity of natural skin. In the study the artificial nerves were able to activate the twitch reflex in a cockroach and identify letters in the Braille alphabet. Scientists believe findings might one day help patients with artificial limbs touch […]