Smart Diaper Monitors Infant Health [video]

Smart Diaper Monitors Infant Health [video]

One of the scary parts about being a new parent is that your baby can’t tell you what’s wrong. Pixie Scientific is a new company that hopes to give parents a bit more peace of mind by creating Smart Diapers. These disposable diapers have reagents that...
Get Vitamin D without Getting Burned

Get Vitamin D without Getting Burned

People just don’t get as much sunshine as we used to. We work in offices or go to schools, rather than toiling in the fields. And when we do go outside, a healthy concern about skin cancer causes many of us to cover up or lather ourselves with sunscreen. The...
October Wearable Sensor Workshop in Boston

October Wearable Sensor Workshop in Boston

Many of the first wearable Health Tech devices took advantage of low-cost motion sensors and other components created for the smartphone industry, but as the applications have grown more sophisticated and require more accurate data, device designers need improved...
Nanotechnology Can Help Detect Breast Tumors

Nanotechnology Can Help Detect Breast Tumors

According to the Susan G. Komen organization, 1.7 million new cases of breast cancer were diagnosed worldwide in 2012. It is widely accepted that early detection is key to successful diagnosis and treatment of the disease; the American Cancer Society reports that the...
Radio-on-a-Chip to Create Smart Networks [video]

Radio-on-a-Chip to Create Smart Networks [video]

 Credit: Amin Arbabian When I was in grade school, my parents bought me a transistor radio. It was about the size of a dictionary, but it ran on batteries and I could put it under my pillow and listen to the Baltimore Orioles’ games as I fell asleep. It was so...
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