Darko Ostoja

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Stethoscope meets smartphone and the heart knows it's right

Call it a May-December romance: The oldest tool in a doctor's kit (a stethoscope) meets the youngest (a smartphone). Together, they make hearts race.<p>They can hear, see, analyze and record those heartbeats too.<p>The Eko Core digital stethoscope aims to bring auscultation —- the ancient medical …

Medical Technology

The cheapest way to heat your home with renewable energy – just flick a switch

A few years ago, similar to views about future electricity demand, forecasters thought gas demand in Australia would keep rising. As it turns out, …

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To avoid catching a cold, researchers prescribe a good night's sleep

To ward off a cold, ditch the vitamin C and get some shut-eye instead.<p>Thanks to the efforts of 164 intrepid adults who allowed investigators to drop particles of rhinovirus into their noses and conduct detailed examinations of their nasal cavities, researchers have determined that sleeping for only …

The Unknown Universe – 10 questions still confounding cosmologists

We still have a long way to go when it comes to untangling the mysteries of the Universe. Stuart Clark takes a look at some of the most perplexing …

Dark Matter

Blood sugar monitor tested on diabetes patients

<b>A blood sugar monitor that can stay in the body for up to five months is being tested on NHS patients.</b><p>It is hoped the device, which continuously monitors the blood and beams the information to a smartphone, will help control type 1 diabetes.<p>Patients in London, Cambridge and Swansea are taking part …

Brooklyn Outfitters Launches Outdoor Gear Line with Locally-Made Packs

1/11<p>PeopleTowels Winners Lead<p>And now for the moment you've all been waiting for! Last month we announced the talented finalists who made it through …

Outdoors Gear

The Microbiome Is Science’s Hot New Kid

‘Microbiome’ is a word you’ve probably been reading everywhere—and it’s only the beginning.<p>As Americans, we love the concept of …

Officials target China's air pollution with fines, stepped-up enforcement

About 1.6 million people die in China every year because of air pollution, but new – and newly enforced – policies are being deployed to change …

Physical Work Disruption

Robots are approaching a technological inflection point that will let them operate more reliably in dynamic, unscripted environments by taking on …

6 Strange Warning Signs of Low Testosterone

Depression, fatigue, and low libido are some of the better-known symptoms of low testosterone, but did you know that low levels of this male hormone …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Dark Matter

6 ways to add passive solar features to your home

1/15<p>Lean To House by Warc Studio<p>Looking for a way to reduce that electric bill, lower your carbon footprint, and show off to your neighbors? The good …

What's the Universe Made Of? Math, Says Scientist

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Scientists have long used mathematics to describe the physical properties of the universe. But what if the universe itself is math? …

Mathematics

‘Scientists only understand 4% of universe’

Despite all the scientific breakthroughs and Nobel Prizes for discoveries, scientists seem to be no nearer to a possible answer to their main …

Booming Wind and Solar Power Has Slashed Europe’s CO2 Emissions

Windmills and solar panels are helping to clean the air in Europe – and causing greenhouse gas emissions to plummet. Renewable energy in place of …