Electronics

New memory device could extend battery life and increase upload speed

Memory devices come in many forms. From USB sticks, to external hard-drives, to chips implanted directly into smartphones. What makes one better than another is usually...

Scientists develop a flapping wing drone

Scientists have designed a 26 gram ornithopter (flapping wing aircraft) which can hover, dart, glide, brake and dive just like a swift, making them...

Pencils could draw bioelectric device on human skin, shows study

One day, people could monitor their own health conditions by simply picking up a pencil and drawing a bioelectronic device on their skin. In a...

Smart necklace could detect eating in real time to thwart obesity

There you are wrist deep into a quart of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey, digging ever deeper. You can’t deny it. Your necklace is recording the...

5G networks have few health impacts, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found 5G networks have few health impacts. The research was conducted by a team at Oregon State University. Fifth-generation or 5G...

NOVID is the most accurate app for contact tracing

NOVID, a contact tracing app that anonymously traces users' exposure to COVID-19, is the first such app in the world to demonstrate the distance...

This wearable-tech glove could translate sign language into speech in real time

The wearable device is inexpensive, flexible and highly durable, UCLA bioengineers say. UCLA bioengineers have designed a glove-like device that can translate American Sign Language...

‘Very low’ health risk of using 5G wireless networks

In a new review study, researchers weigh in on recent online reports that warn of frightening health consequences from the new fifth-generation (5G) wireless...

Scientists find new way to make indium nitride for future electronics

Indium nitride is a promising material for use in electronics, but difficult to manufacture. Scientists at Linköping University, Sweden, have developed a new molecule...

Tiny wireless sensors could help clean N95 masks more accurately

Tiny wireless sensors for recycled N95 masks could verify, in real time, whether the respirators are being exposed to proper decontamination conditions. They're being developed...

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