Researchers at the University of California-Davis report that glasses fitted with a miniature camera that uses optical character-recognition technology could help people who qualify as legally blind to read again.
A new study has highlighted rising obesity rates among children in rural China as the fallout from “left-behind” kids takes its toll.
Researchers have created a functional dissolvable device component made out of egg, magnesium and tungsten. In early testing, its performance matched that of non-degradable memory resistors, a kind of passive circuit that maintains a relationship between two terminals.
Early diagnosis and prevention of diabetes is the goal of researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Zhejiang University in China. They have reported developing fiber-optic glucose sensors in a microfluidic chip that could be the basis of portable, accurate and inexpensive devices to measure glucose levels in sweat.
Researchers in Australia are working on a blood test for Parkinson’s disease, and now their efforts just got a financial boost from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF).
Fitbit wants to move toward med tech and away from consumer-facing products, following in the footsteps of some of its big-name peers, such as Apple. However, the fitness wearables company could face some cost and regulatory hurdles along the way, according to some analysts.