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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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'Sinister' and 'Orwellian': BioBeats founder warns of the dark side of wearables and biometrics

The man behind the heartbeat-reading startup has warned of the potential abuses of the new technology.

By 13 May 2015

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Using electricity to give your brain a boost? Not so fast...

Do-it-yourselfers using electrical currents to stimulate their brains may be doing more harm than good.

By 7 May 2015

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Unpowered exoboot takes some of the hard work out of hiking

This lightweight, wearable exoskeleton fits around your foot and ankle and can reduce the amount of energy you expend on walking.

By 2 April 2015

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PancakeBot makes custom pancakes on demand [Tomorrow Daily 142]

Regardless of where you stand in the pancakes vs. waffles war, you can't deny the PancakeBot is a neat gadget. Trace out designs, cartoons or whatever else you can think of, and this little machine will help you make it a buttermilk reality.

By 12 March 2015