New Fabric Treatment Kills COVID Virus

New Fabric Treatment Kills COVID Virus

An innovative technology designed by Swiss company HeiQ gives textile fibers the ability to destroy viruses on contact. This recently won the prestigious Swiss Technology Award. The company launched its new technology, known as HeiQ Viroblock (shortened to V-Block),...
New App Uses Smartwatches To Combat PTSD Nightmares

New App Uses Smartwatches To Combat PTSD Nightmares

Nearly all patients who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience some type of sleep disturbance. Research suggests that almost two-thirds of PTSD patients have frequent, vivid nightmares. Help is on the way, and it can be as close as your wrist. The FDA...
Thin Pressure Sensor Made of Plastic and Gold

Thin Pressure Sensor Made of Plastic and Gold

We’ve previously covered a variety of adhesive sensors that measure internal biomarkers — such as body temperature or heart rate — while affixed to the skin. Now researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a skin sensor that detects stimuli...