Fitness Tracker Fatigue? How to Make Wearable Tech Useful
A group of fitness trackers
November 20th, 2014
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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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Coming Soon: An Atomic Clock That Can Fit in Your Pocket
Abstract clock.
November 18th, 2014
Knowing what time it is down to the very last sliver of a second is easy — but only if you happen to have an atomic clock in your pocket.
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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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Armed with Phones, Amateurs Can Beat Pollution-Tracking Satellites
iSPEX
November 13th, 2014
Citizen scientists already use their phones to report roadkill, light pollution and invasive plants, using free apps. In 2013, Dutch researchers went a step further, transforming smartphones into scientific instruments.
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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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Seeing-Eye Vest? Vibrating Clothing Helps Blind Navigate
Eyeronman device
November 14th, 2014
Imagine if instead of swinging a white cane, a visually impaired person could wear clothing that senses things in the environment and relays that information through touch.
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