There is one less thing to sweat about… A smart sweatband gives medical technicians instant information that once required hours of lab work. A small sensor array, that can fit inside a sweatband or the back of a watch, measures changes in a person’s sweat and sends the information to The post Wearable Sweat Sensor
Schizophrenia has held many mysteries for the scientific world and how to cure it… up until this most recent breakthrough in genetic study. The post Geneticists Uncover Major Clue To Understanding Schizophrenia appeared first on Good News Network.
Like an electric blanket, this slab of concrete promises to keep airport runways warmer and bridges free from ice whenever winter storms strike. Researchers have altered the basic foundation of roadbuilding material so it can electrically melt ice and snow. At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln they mixed in steel shavings The post De-icing Concrete Can
A water bottle that refills itself out of thin air could mean clean drinking water for millions of people. Austrian designer and university student Kristof Retezár dreamed up Fontus as a way for cyclists to top off their water supply on long rides. QUENCH YOUR THIRST FOR GOOD NEWS WITH OUR The post Self-Filling Water Bottle
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This past year saw giant leaps in how we cure cancer, with breakthroughs in treating Alzheimers and preventing Ebola. These technological developments – both big and small – promise better lives in the years to come. Here are ten of the most positive health and science breakthroughs of 2015. 1. New The post Top 10 Health,
This 18-year-old high school senior used popcorn, backyard props, and some slapstick humor to explain, in easy to understand terms, one of the most complex and world-changing scientific theories ever—Albert Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity. Ryan Chester chuckled when he got the news his video had won the first ever The post Teen Wins $400K
In a country suffering from a severe water shortage, a new innovation could turn salty seawater into a ready supply for drinking and irrigation. The new filter invented by Egyptian scientists promises to make saltwater drinkable using just half the energy relied upon by current methods. It was created using a The post Breakthrough in Arid
Who goes to the Pokemon World Championships in 2015? Well, we did, for one—mostly to find out who else was there. Well over a decade after its heyday, Pokemon is still going strong. There’s now nearly 800 Pokemon, but there are still lots of kids, teens, and older nerds trying to catch ’em all. We
Uber drivers set their own hours, file taxes independently, and often own their cars. They don’t get health insurance from Uber and they don’t wear uniforms. And yet, Uber controls much of what they do by setting prices, handling their tips, and micromanaging them through its driver rating system. Are these drivers independent contractors, working
Brian Shiro really wants to go to space. He wants to go to space so badly, in fact, that he’s applied to NASA’s astronaut program. Twice. Both times he fell just short. He’s hoping the third time’s the charm. Until then, he’ll be heading up Astronauts4Hire, an appropriately-named astronaut contracting service. Wth A4H, Brian hopes