Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a working sugar-powered fuel cell with energy density greater than that of current lithium-ion batteries.
Google is working on a smart contact lens that could help people with diabetes monitor their blood glucose levels.
The portable Bluetooth-enabled blood glucose monitor, coming out Wednesday, syncs readings automatically to a designated iOS or Android device for future tracking and sharing.
Biomedtrics' ditto Glucose Data System transmits blood glucose data from several glucometers to Android mobile devices.
Engineers at Brown say the chip can also detect other substances in tandem, including anthrax.
Biofuel cells implanted into live bodies can use glucose and oxygen to generate electricity, and may be powering devices such as artificial organs and prosthetics within the next decade.
Researchers at Arizona State University and the Mayo Clinic are a step closer to a blood glucose monitor that involves dabbing at tears instead of pricking fingers.
Diabetes patients could one day check their glucose levels simply by shining a light into their skin.
Engineers at MIT are designing carbon nanotubes that can be injected beneath the skin to reveal continuous blood glucose levels in real time.
We deliver a ton of mobile-phone news, Facebook gets some probing by the FTC, and we discuss how to use a Nintendo DS to test your blood sugar level.