Electronics

Smartphones could help explain the causes of depression and anxiety

Smartphones could help explain the causes of depression and anxiety

In a new study, researchers used smartphones to measure symptoms of depression and anxiety in real time and learn how immediate feelings relate to...
Big step toward powerful, rechargeable lithium metal batteries

Big step toward powerful, rechargeable lithium metal batteries

A new study published in Advanced Materials has shown that scientists have taken the next step to develop powerful, rechargeable lithium metal batteries. The new...

Social media use may bring risks to your mental health

Positive interactions on social media are not making people feel more connected, whereas negative experiences increase the likelihood of them reporting loneliness, according a...

This new blood pressure app could be used on iPhone easily

In a new study, researchers from Michigan State University invented a proof-of-concept blood pressure app. This app can give accurate readings on an iPhone with...

This wearable device could regrow hair

In a new study, researchers develop a flexible, wearable photo-stimulator that speeds up hair growth. This device may help treat alopecia or excessive hair loss...
Your PC might need an update to fight ‘Foreshadow’

Your PC might need an update to fight ‘Foreshadow’

A newly discovered processor vulnerability could potentially put secure information at risk in any Intel-based PC manufactured since 2008. It could affect users who rely...
Stanford study uses Google Glass help kids with autism read facial expressions

Stanford study uses Google Glass help kids with autism read facial expressions

In a new Stanford study, researchers find that children with autism are able to improve their social skills by using a smartphone app paired...
Mobile phone radiation may hurt memory performance in kids

Mobile phone radiation may hurt memory performance in kids

In a recent study, researchers find that radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may harm the development of memory performance of specific brain regions. The rapid evolution of...
Fitness tracker could monitor cancer patients

Fitness tracker could monitor cancer patients

A new study has found that fitness trackers can be valuable tools for assessing the quality of life and daily functioning of cancer patients...
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...

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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...

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...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

Three common prescribed drugs may increase stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to...