Activity Metric Correlates with Longer Life

Activity Metric Correlates with Longer Life

Exercise is good for you. We’ve heard and believed in the health benefits of physical exercise for years. But what does “exercise” mean exactly? What should we do, and how much how often should we do it? The lack of clarity about which types of...
Edible Electronics for Soft Robotics

Edible Electronics for Soft Robotics

Not all wearables wrap around a wrist, or even are attached anywhere to the outside of your body. In 2016 Alfred Poor wrote on this site about researchers at Arizona State University that created an edible supercapacitor that could deliver energy to a swallowed device...
Self-monitoring Skin App Tracks Moles [video]

Self-monitoring Skin App Tracks Moles [video]

We’ve written several times about new technologies designed to help dermatologists diagnose skin cancer. In 2017, we wrote about 3Derm System’s 3Derm handheld that primary care physicians use to take photos of marks on a patient’s skin to send to a...
COVID-19 Drives Tablet Rentals

COVID-19 Drives Tablet Rentals

The unforeseen COVID-19 pandemic continues to shake the world, setting conditions for unexpected change. We have no absolute sense of when the pandemic will fade, disappear, or continue in a series of waves, but we see and hear about the tragedy and harm it causes....