Want to know what augmented reality on the web could look like? Google has created a Chrome demo that makes a good case for it.
Researchers have shown that rats with spinal cord injuries can re-learn skilled hand movements after being treated with a gene therapy that could be switched on and off using a common antibiotic.
Mindfulness makes people less motivated.
The long-awaited tech can reduce injuries and help troops move around the battlefield, developers say.
Although there already are devices that let you objectively check if you've got bad breath (aka halitosis), they typically require a power source and an involved calibration process, plus they often
Scientists at University of Texas Southwestern have found that artificially boosting a natural cellular recycling process extends health and life expectancy in mice, with interesting implications for
A new 3-D printer that tracks and compensates for your slightest twitch can precisely print simple electronic devices onto your skin.
A new ResearchKit API will let apps track signs of tremor and dyskinesia in Watch users.
A livestreamed guided tour revealed a little more.
Engineers have created a novel actuating material that can be powered by visible light, electricity, and other stimuli, and which may replace traditional bulky motors and pneumatic actuators with ones
The headset’s ability to map a space and talk people through it may prove more important than the mixing-imagery-with-reality stuff.
Researchers for the U.S. Army have developed a smart algorithm that can work out when and how much coffee is needed to keep people alert when suffering the effects of extreme sleep loss. The algorithm
Interested in taking a direct-to-consumer genetic test? Here are some things you should know.
Casual daywear may someday contain some serious tech. But engineers have to take conventional electronics and make them comfortable to wear.
Imagine if you could reprogram your brain to no longer crave sugar? That’s a possibility hinted at by research from Columbia University. They've found a way to potentially reprogram the brain to respo
A novel approach to immunotherapy has led to the complete regression of breast cancer in a patient who was unresponsive to all other treatments.
Traditional batteries are large, contain toxic chemicals, and need to be periodically replaced, meaning they're not ideal for powering medical implants. But new research from MIT and Brigham and Women
When engineers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory brainstormed on how to improve Soldier lethality, the idea of a third arm seemed like something that might help.
New evidence in favor of a discrete form of data storage could change the way we understand the brain and the devices we build to interface with it.