Vest for the Deaf Translates Speech Into Vibrations
Vibrating vest for deaf
November 21st, 2014
A new wearable device that translates spoken words into vibrations could help deaf people perceive speech in a completely new way.
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Fitness Tracker Fatigue? How to Make Wearable Tech Useful
A group of fitness trackers
November 20th, 2014
The popularity of fitness trackers has exploded, yet few people keep using these devices after a few months. Now, researchers are looking at what key features would it would take to make trackers better.
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New World Record for 'Soapbox' Racer
gravity racer, fastest downhill racer
November 19th, 2014
I’d like to say that it’s not every day you get asked to try to break a world record with a speed-obsessed truck mechanic from Grimsby, but for us at the Centre for Sports Engineering Research it’s starting to become a bit of a habit.
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Electric Vehicle Fleet Gives California Green Energy Boost
The new Air Force electric car fleet.
November 21st, 2014
The crowded highways of Los Angeles just got a little greener, thanks to a new electric-vehicle program sponsored by the U.S. Air Force.
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Kids Gift Ideas: Best Educational Toys and Games of 2014
Holiday Presents
November 20th, 2014
Here's a gift guide for children who can't get enough science. We waded into toy land and found wacky science labs, strategy-filled games and stargazing sets, many for $30 or less. We hope you find an educational gift that sets your tiny scientist abuzz.
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Next Fitness Trackers Will Be Printed on Clothes
A futuristic looking woman studies a hologram on a tablet screen.
November 19th, 2014
New stretchable ink and embedded sensors could make smart shirts, sports bras and vests that can log miles, monitor heart rate and even predict people's long-term health.
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Health and Fitness Gifts 2014: Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas
Holiday gift
November 14th, 2014
These gifts can help the people in your life meet their fitness goals and live with a healthier lifestyle.
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Gecko Tech: Sticky Invention Lets People Scale Walls
Gecko-Inspired Tech
November 21st, 2014
Like Spider-Man scaling skyscrapers, people may someday climb glass walls with the help of a gecko-inspired invention.
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Gifts for Geeks 2014: Fun Gift Ideas for Him or Her
Holiday Gifts
November 20th, 2014
What do you give the geek who has everything? Perhaps one of these science- or tech-inspired gifts.
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Light Therapy Could Stop Seizures in the Brain
An artist's image shows a stormy human mind.
November 19th, 2014
Epilepsy affects about 2 million people in the United States, and current treatments for the chronic neurological disorder are ineffective for more than a third of cases. But a new technique that uses light to activate brain cells could stop seizures in t
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