Electronics

Scientists discover distinct daily cycles in our thinking patterns from 800 million tweets

Scientists discover distinct daily cycles in our thinking patterns from 800 million tweets

Our mode of thinking changes at different times of the day and follows a 24-hour pattern, according to new findings published in PLOS ONE. University...
How reliable is your wearable heart-rate monitor?

How reliable is your wearable heart-rate monitor?

Fitbit, Garmin and other consumer heart-rate monitors are increasingly being used in clinical trials. The problem is, they're not always very accurate. A search of...
How to prevent iPad neck pain

How to prevent iPad neck pain

Posture -- not screen time -- is biggest factor behind neck and shoulder pain Is your iPad being a literal pain in the neck? The answer...
A mobile app for diabetes

A mobile app for diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disorder affecting millions of individuals worldwide. European scientists plan to improve patients' lifelong adherence to treatment through a mobile application. Accumulating...
iReadMore app improves reading ability in stroke

iReadMore app improves reading ability in stroke

A new smart app designed to improve the reading ability of people who have suffered a stroke provides 'significant' improvements, a UCL study has...
Digital addiction- how technology keeps us hooked

Digital addiction: how technology keeps us hooked

The World Health Organization is to include “gaming disorder”, the inability to stop gaming, into the International Classification of Diseases. By doing so, the WHO...
New way to more reliable carbon-based microelectronics

New way to more reliable carbon-based microelectronics

Carbon nanotubes – cylindrical formations of carbon atoms with incredible strength and electrical conductivity – hold great promise for creating new micron-scale low-power electronic...

What do Pokémon, Minecraft, and Dr. Who have in common? This startup

Amino, a social networking platform founded by two entrepreneurs who graduated from Northeastern University, has raised $45 million during its third round of financing. Amino...
Soccer FIFA Video Review

How video technology could change the 2018 World Cup

The 2018 World Cup in Russia is underway, and this year, the on-field refs will have some help to offset human error with the...
Drone delivery could make your drugs cheaper

Drone delivery could make your drugs cheaper

Researchers have developed mathematical models aimed at understanding the costs and logistics of developing drone operation centers and determining the appropriate type and number...