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New finding could help extend electronic device’s lifespan

Ferroelectric materials are used in many devices, including memories, capacitors, actuators and sensors. These devices are commonly used in both consumer and industrial instruments, such...

New digital fingerprints are almost impossible to hack

Researchers have found a way to use chaos to help develop digital fingerprints for electronic devices that may be unique enough to foil even...

This battery could charge ten times faster than lithium-ion battery

It is difficult to imagine our daily life without lithium-ion batteries. They dominate the small format battery market for portable electronic devices, and are also...

Scientists find way to charge wearable devices with common radio waves

Researchers have figured out how to harvest energy from radio waves to power wearable devices. From microwave ovens to Wi-Fi connections, the radio waves in...

Apple Watch can monitor this health problem in people with heart disease

In a new study, researchers found that the Apple Watch in association with an iPhone can be used to monitor frailty in people with...

Scientists unravel the secrets of printed electronics

Next-gen electronics is envisioned to be non-rigid, component-free, flexible, bendable, and easily integrable with different objects. Direct-write printing techniques provide unique opportunity to enable this...

A visit to ‘Dr. Google’ can make you better at diagnosis

Medical professionals often advise patients not to search the Internet for their symptoms before coming into the clinic, yet many people turn to "Dr....

Fitness trackers can help you lose weight, study finds

In a new study, researchers found that wearable fitness trackers and step counters help people who are overweight/obese and/or who have weight-related health conditions...

What is an NFT? Non-fungible tokens explained

Have you seen the word "NFT" spinning around the internet lately, and found yourself completely confused as to what everyone's talking about? We're here to...

Scientists harvest energy from radio waves to power wearable devices

From microwave ovens to Wi-Fi connections, the radio waves that permeate the environment are not just signals of energy consumed but are also sources...