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Clandestinely control your smartphone by stroking your hair

A hair extension interwoven with sensors would allow users to secretly open and control smartphone apps.

By 13 April 2015


Robotic glove puts rehabilitation into the hands of stroke patients

Researchers have developed a prototype robotic glove aimed at rehabilitating stroke patients through facilitating movement and exercise.

By 6 March 2015


Samsung prototypes brainwave-reading wearable stroke detector

A group of Samsung engineers has come up with a system that monitors your brain, to warn you of an impending stroke.

By 23 January 2015


Like stroking beards? Find furry faces with the Bristlr app

Having Movember withdrawals? Fancy facial hair? Bristlr app wants to connect bearded men to those attracted to them.

By 20 December 2014


Robotics help young runner get back on his feet after stroke

As part of his long journey back from a massive hemorrhagic stroke, an athlete leans on exoskeleton robotics to regain his mobility and strength.

By 5 December 2014


'Psychic robot' predicts your intentions

Didn't mean to knock that cup of coffee over on your desk? That's OK. Your robot overlord will understand and maybe even keep you from doing it in the first place.

By 9 October 2015


Two humans link their brains to play 20 Questions

A noninvasive brain-to-brain interface successfully let two people in separate locations share thoughts.

By 24 September 2015


​Honda's latest concept is part car, part motorcycle, totally rad

Project 2&4 combines the body of an open-wheel race car with the high-revving heart of a MotoGP racing bike.

By 16 September 2015


How a geeky club sparked Apple's first computer and gave Woz a 'Eureka' moment

A 1975 meeting in a Silicon Valley garage inspired the young, shy Steve Wozniak to build the Apple I -- and ignite a legacy.

By 8 September 2015


Pharmacists diagnose stroke risk with iPhone-based ECG

Researchers at the University of Sydney have examined the use of a smartphone-compatible heart monitor to diagnose the risk of stroke.

By 2 April 2014