Category: Technology

Fitness Trackers are Not Medical Devices

Fitness Trackers are Not Medical Devices

New Research on Activity Trackers. Some people who rely on fitness trackers to see how hard they work out may want to rethink this approach, according to a small study that suggests the increasingly popular devices may get more accurate heart rate readings when users are at rest than during exercise. The study ...

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Over-exposed to Social Media?

Over-exposed to Social Media?

Millennials were literally born to enjoy technology and social media! From the latest Apple release to endless information only a swipe or touch away, it’s clear we are immersed in the ‘digital era’. And with the digital era, come digital-related issues like severe anxiety and depression rampant among adolescents ...

Over-exposed to Social Media?

HIV Test with a USB

HIV Test with a USB

Scientists develop HIV test using a USB stick Researchers have developed a screening test for HIV that uses a USB stick to process data in a move they say vastly improves upon conventional methods. Typically, HIV screenings can take as long as three days to produce results. Scientists at Imperial College London ...

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Smartphones vs. Your Sleep

Smartphones vs. Your Sleep

Who among us doesn't need a good night's sleep? We all do, right? Well, it might be prudent to give your smartphone a rest. New research suggests the light from your device, especially before bedtime, may affect how long and well you sleep. During the month-long study, participants used their cellphones an average ...

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Better Wearables

Better Wearables

A team of researchers developed circuits that could dramatically improve and expand the use of wearable electronics. The engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison say they have created the world's fastest stretchable, integrated circuits that could further develop wearable electronics that monitor such ...

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