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"Diabetes breathalyzer" could put an end to the pokes

Ordinarily, diabetes is diagnosed via painful and invasive blood tests. If research currently being performed at the University of Oxford is anything …

HIV test on a stick: New technology delivers results in less than 30 minutes

While there is still no cure for HIV, it is no longer the death knell it once was thanks to modern medicine. And now, scientists in the UK have …

SevenHugs Smart Remote Controls Devices By Just Pointing

Point and control. That’s the basis of the SevenHugs Smart Remote. Instead of selecting, say, a connected light bulb on a menu in the remote, a user simply points the remote at the light to control it. Want to control a Sonos speaker? Point the remote at the speakers and the remote knows to control …

Home Automation

Eyefluence shows us how we’ll be able to navigate screens with our eyes

What if you could control a computer screen with just your eyes? Well that’s the vision of Eyefluence, a Silicon Valley-based startup that is working on technology for hands-free navigation.<p>The team has been working on prototypes, testing it out with augmented reality glasses equipped with cameras …

Augmented Reality

Your next Apple Watch band could warn you of a stroke

Sure, you've been rocking that metal link band for your Apple Watch since you got it, and it's fine for fashion and all, but what about its function? There's no way it could measure your heart's electrical activity. That's where the AliveCor's medical-grade Kardia band fits in. AliveCor claims the …

Qwertycards Is A Wallet-Sized Card That Generates Secure Passwords

Do you still use one generic password to login across multiple websites? Even though it’s a pretty awful habit, you’re probably not alone.<p>Most of of us now have hundreds of accounts for different sites across the internet. That means unless you use a password manager, its practically impossible to …

Lab-on-a-chip: catching molecular messages sent by tumors | Yong Zeng | TEDxLawrence

Lab On A Chip: Think Small to Think Big

'Point Of Care Diagnostics Is The Future' - Varun Khanna of Becton, Dickinson and Company

Next-Generation Microfluidic Point-of-Care

How Point of Care Diagnostics Will Change Health Care, Texas Enteprise Speaker Prof.Andrew Ellington

MetaWear Tiny Programmable BLE Sensors (video)

If you missed out on the original Kickstarter campaign for the MetaWear C tiny programmable BLE sensors. MbientLab has now relaunched the company’s …

Microcontroller

DuckDuckGo vs Google: It's all about the Bangs!

Google is fun to say, but DuckDuckGo — at least for me — is a lot more fun to <i>use</i>. While I can’t repeat the name as a verb (I can ‘Google it’ on Google; I don’t know what I’d say for a DuckDuckGo search), the upstart search engine has quickly become my go-to on a day to day basis.<p>So, why is …

SEO

MAD Architect's Curvaceous Absolute Towers Are Now Complete in Canada

Chinese firm, MAD Architects just completed the curvaceous Absolute Towers in Mississauga, Canada, its first project in North America. Nicknamed the …

How Peter Voogd Went From Zero To A Six-Figure Income In 6 Months

At age 18, he told himself that he’d never work a normal job again. Now Peter Voogd is a millionaire media entrepreneur and best-selling book author. But generating wealth wasn’t always glamorous for Voogd.<p>“I didn’t even have money to go to the drive-thru,” Voogd recalls. His frustration with …

Entrepreneurship

How science is fine-tuning our elite footballers

The Fifa Women’s World Cup final this summer was remarkable, and not just because England came within one game of playing in it. One in 12 Americans watched at least part of the game live, making it the most watched football game in US history, while Team USA secured a record third title, thanks in …

Soccer

The Turning Point

Bill Fay with the World Green Car award at the New York International Auto Show March 24, 2016. (Jim Motavalli photo)<p>The H2Gurus have been …

A microfluidic device. separation,sorting,mixing

The dream of an arrow-shaped road car still lives

Don't give up hope for the arrow-like car of your childhood fantasies just because Nissan has shelved its BladeGlider EV -- you may get your wish after all. DeltaWing (which is backed by motorsports giant Don Panoz) has filed for two patents on two "street car" designs that would bring that sci-fi …

Enjoy a terrifying 10,000 foot GoPro camera freefall

Got your dramamine and/or hallucinogenics? Either will work for the latest video starring a tough, but not-very-well-attached GoPro camera. Its owner lost it during a skydiving formation gone wrong, and it continued the rest of the 10,000 feet down without him, spinning crazily the whole way. But …

Elon Musk's New Tech, and Everything Else You Missed Yesterday

<i>Elon Musk teases some new Tesla tech, Jay-Z wants to change the world (with a music streaming service), and benchmarks lay the rumored Z4 bare.</i> …

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Augmented reality startup Magic Leap teases its technology in new video

The video, titled "Just another day in the office of Magic Leap," clocks in at just over a minute and a half and starts out with the user …

11 Marvelous Mars Missions

At the Lunar Planetary Science Conference in Houston earlier this week, Jim Green, director of the Planetary Science Division at NASA, discussed …

Boeing, Hainan Airlines, Sinopec Celebrate China's First Commercial Flight with Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

BEIJING, March 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- <b></b>Boeing [NYSE:BA], Hainan Airlines and Sinopec today celebrated China's first passenger flight with sustainable …

Get angry and change the world, Nobel laureate tells TED delegates

Print<p>Related<p>Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi helped close the annual TED Conference in Vancouver Friday with an unusual plea for people …

Bill Clinton

PS4 Bloodborne Game Can Be Purchased With Real Blood

Residents of Denmark that are considering purchasing the new PlayStation 4 game Bloodborne game will be able to acquire a copy by donating just their …

HTC CEO Peter Chou steps down to focus on innovation lab

Given HTC's roller coaster ride in the past few years, it's no secret that Peter Chou had always been more of a product guy than a manager. Well, the time has finally come for him to give up his CEO role. Shortly after the One M9 launch, the Taiwanese phone maker has just announced that Chou will …

FBI raids firm headed by one of the Wolves of Wall Street

Danny Porush - the man who inspired the character played by Jonah Hill in the Scorcese film - spotted leaving premises in a Rolls-Royce after agents cart away boxes of documents<p>FBI agents descended on the Florida offices of a company linked to Danny Porush, one of two men who inspires The Wolf of …

Wall Street

Micro Magnet Robots Can Build Mini Super Structures

Magnets and their properties have long fascinated everyone from children to scientists, but it's unlikely you’ve ever seen them harnessed quite like …