Be Cool with Temperature Control Bracelet [video]

Be Cool with Temperature Control Bracelet [video]

One of the Big Ideas in energy conservation in large buildings is the idea of a personal environment for workers. No matter what temperature you might choose for the building’s climate control, there will individuals who find it too warm or too cool for their...
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...