Electronics

e-textile

Scientists design a new E-textile that can integrate computers into clothing

E-textiles, also called smart clothing or e-fabrics, are fabrics that enable digital components and electronics to be embedded in them. They can be used to...
brain training games

Brain training games can outperform tutors, says research

Brain training games have become popular on mobile devices. Although their contributions to brain function improvement is still controversial, many people like to try...
activity tracker

Activity tracker may not help lose weight, says study

An activity tracker is a device to monitor and track body fitness, such as distance walked, calorie consumption, and in some cases heartbeat and...
Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO has become a new distraction for drivers and pedestrians, says study

Pokémon GO is a free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game developed by Niantic. People can play the game on iOS, Android, and Apple watch devices. In...
play games

iPad games can help diagnose autism

Autism is a developmental disorder starting from infancy. Individuals with autism often have difficulties in understanding others’ intention, facial expressions, and gestures. Recently, evidence shows...
Mood Glove

Mood Glove: a haptic wearable gadget to enhance mood music in film

In the 2016 Oscar ceremony, “Writing’s On The Wall” from the 007-movie Spectre won the Best Music (original song). Many people still remember how...
candy crush saga

Are you addicted to Candy Crush Saga? Here is why

Candy Crush Saga is one of the best-known mobile social games. King Digital Entertainment launched it in 2012 on Facebook. The game becomes a phenomenon...
World Of Warcraft

Playing violent online games not necessarily causes a person to become antisocial or have...

World of Warcraft (WOW) is a massive multiplayer online roleplaying game. Since released in 2004, it has become the most popular massive multiplayer online...
iphone

iPhone can provide accurate localization in brain surgery

A smartphone is a very personal tool we use to communicate with others everyday. But beyond emails, social networking and voice calls, a smartphone...
always online

Permanently online, permanently connected

With the development of smart devices and social media, now we can connect with others very easily. This causes a striking change in our behavior:...

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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...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
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...