Tiny Battery to Power Health Tech Wearables

Tiny Battery to Power Health Tech Wearables

Digital devices run on electricity. For mobile devices — including wearable technology — this means that designers need to provide a way to store that electricity for use as needed. But at the same time, designers want to make devices that are small,...
Coffee, Tea, or Thync?

Coffee, Tea, or Thync?

Pop quiz: It’s 3:20 in the afternoon. It’s a busy day at the office, and you’re hitting the wall. And you’ve got another deadly staff meeting coming up in ten minutes. What do you reach for? A cup of strong coffee? A sweet treat to spike your...
Answer: More Than Just Winning at Jeopardy

Answer: More Than Just Winning at Jeopardy

Health Tech for $500 and the win, please Alex. The question is “What is IBM Watson technology good for?” Three years ago, Watson won the TV quiz show Jeopardy! Its ability to process natural language and apply cognitive computing technology has proven to...
Crumpled Carbon Sheets Could Power Wearables

Crumpled Carbon Sheets Could Power Wearables

We have extolled the wonders of graphene here before; there seems to be no end of what these single-atom-thick sheets of carbon can do. And now comes word from MIT of a new development that expands the potential of this miracle material even further. Carbon is an...