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
Schools all over Massachusetts are boosting student health and performance with a policy that gives youth an extra hour of sleep. Most Boston schools have a start time of 7:35 a.m., and with the hour of travel time students often need to set aside in the mornings, teens only get an The post High School Implements
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.
A new discovery promises to harness sunlight and air to turn plants into fuel — hundreds of times faster than current methods. You probably learned in school how photosynthesis uses the sun to help plants grow by turning sunlight into chemical energy. Scientists have now discovered what they’re calling “reverse photosynthesis” which The post Scientists Discover ‘Reverse
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
In the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, patients are often unable to remember recent experiences. However, a new study from MIT suggests that those memories are still stored in the brain — they just can’t be easily accessed. The MIT neuroscientists report in Nature that mice in the early stages The post ‘Lost’ Memories in
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
An amputee has been able to feel textures for the first time using an artificial fingertip connected to nerves in his arm. The post Bionic Fingertip Lets Amputee Feel Texture (WATCH) appeared first on Good News Network.
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Researchers have developed a new cancer treatment that targets the “Achilles heel” of cancer cells The post Scientists Find Cancer’s ‘Achilles Heel’ appeared first on Good News Network.
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,
UK scientists developed a breakthrough graphene material that may allow indoor solar cells to capture energy from indirect sunlight, as well as ambient energy from household devices. The post New Material Evokes Indoor Solar Cells That Can Capture Indirect Light appeared first on Good News Network.