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This smart electric scooter is more intelligent

Startups racing to deploy rentable electric scooters around the world seem to be following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s famous motto for disruption: Move fast...

This wearable device can predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism

What would you do if you could predict the future a minute in advance? That might not seem like a long time, but for caretakers...

AirDrop is making your iPhone vulnerable to attackers

Whether you're checking text messages on your smartwatch or sharing selfies with a friend at a concert, it's becoming easier and easier to send...

Your brain cannot recharge if you use your phone on break

Using your phone on break during mentally challenging tasks doesn’t allow your brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer performance, according to...

Scientists develop super thin nylon films for transparent electronic devices

Scientists have solved a four-decade-long challenge of producing very thin nylon films that can be used for instance in electronic memory components. The thin nylon...

Scientists create a heat shield just 10 atoms thick to protect electronics

The heatshields would protect people and temperature-sensitive components and make future electronic gadgets even more compact. Excess heat given off by smartphones, laptops and other...

Light could become the new electricity

A new device called a nanoscale photon diode could eventually enable next-generation computing, communication and energy conversion technologies. The future of faster, more efficient information...

New wearable skin sensors could detect what’s in your sweat

Needle pricks not your thing? A team of scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, is developing wearable skin sensors that can detect what’s in...

This smartphone app could predict depression from your speech patterns

In a new study, researchers have developed a smartphone app called Watchyourtalk app to help predict depression. The app is a SaaS-based platform which runs...

Stare at your phone, see your blood pressure? It could happen

Smile! Your phone's camera might someday be able to check your blood pressure. A new study shows accurate readings can be captured from short videos...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...