A Wristwatch For Detecting Malaria
A new wristwatch
has been invented in South Africa which is capable of detecting the malaria parasites in the body of the wearer. This is done by automatically collecting the blood samples //of the person who is wearing the watch, and if the malaria parasite is found, it warns the person. Gervan L...
Lactate test made easy
... way of miniaturizing the measurement system so that it can be accommodated in an ear clip. The results could be radioed by the ear clip to a training wristwatch
or a cellphone," says Thomas van den Boom, group manager at the Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS in Duisburg. An elec...
A Blood Pressure Monitor to Wear on Your Wrist
...at MIT is a device about the size of a cell phone, worn on the wrist and hooked up to a sensor that is a simple finger ring.
"It's a combination of wristwatch
and ring, a little larger than a standard wristwatch," said Asada, director of MIT's d'Arbeloff Laboratory for Information Systems and Technology.
JHU researcher discovers brain cells have 'memory'
... of the brains of macaques, whose visual systems closely
resemble that of humans. Located at the very back of the brain, V2 is
roughly the size of a wristwatch
The macaques were rewarded for watching a screen onto which various
images were presented as the researchers recorded the animals' brain
Winners Announced in HopeLab's Global Competition to Get Kids Moving!
Memorize sequences, stay with the tempo and get moving to win! Submitted by
Thomas Freeman and Wesley Zeng, Presque Isle, Maine.
GO! WATCH: A wristwatch
with a built-in pedometer that counts your
every hop, skip and jump and encourages movement by offering a variety of
rewards. Set your own goals and a...
A new technology for cancer screening listens for the signs of cancer
...eived of and developed the ACuRay (pronounced ak-u-r) chip, standing for ACoustic micro-arRay a device that shares more in common with an inexpensive wristwatch
than the sort of cutting edge molecule-sorting apparatuses currently used by researchers and clinical laboratory technicians.
The array consists of...
Malaria Detecting Watch May Become A Health Hazard
... Medical experts have warned that the new wristwatch
invented by South Africa's Gervan Lubbe which can detect the symptoms of malaria can turnout to be a health hazard. They have warned that the device m...
An Under Estimation Of The Radiation Hazard With The Use Of Mobile Phones
...1896 with reports of vision problems and skin damage in radiation workers. The fall of radiation was further hastened in the 1930s by the death of the wristwatch
dial painters, who ingested tiny amounts of radiation during work. They were so thoroughly imbued with radiation that their teeth could expose photogr...
Teens and women are more at risk of getting sunburned
... to the harsh glare of the sun. // In the report that was published in the Archives of Dermatology, the researchers had asked 340 volunteers to wear a wristwatch
that is actually a UV radiation (UVR) dosimeter that measures time-stamped UVR doses.
The volunteers of the study included children, adolescents, ...
Carnegie Mellon, Pitt Team to study psychosocial stress
...r every day that may increase their risk of certain diseases.
The study will make use of the eWatch, a multisensor package about the size of a large wristwatch
that has been developed by Daniel Siewiorek, director of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute in Carnegie Mellons School of Computer Science, and ...
Cancer patients monitor fatigue in real time
...n to fatigue, and that affects how they remember the fatigue experience," she said.
In Hacker's study, patients used a device that is worn like a wristwatch
to record the data. The patients entered the intensity of their fatigue by using 10 numbered buttons on the device, one being no fatigue and 10 being ...