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.
Stanford and Duke will use the new platform to track blood-sugar levels, blood pressure, weight, and other health measurements.
The search giant takes another step into biotech, snapping up a device maker focused on neurodegenerative diseases.
The search giant hasn't said much about its OS for wearable devices since a demo in June. CNET sat down with two of the project's head engineers to find out what's new.
Amazon isn't the only tech giant experimenting with drones. Google has unveiled Project Wing, which is focusing its efforts on disaster relief, at least for now.
Google's audacious research arm has already invested in driverless cars and Wi-Fi balloons. Now a new "moon shot" will try to tackle health care by examining what it means to be healthy.
An agreement between the Google[x] resesearch lab and pharmaceutical giant Novartis will license the technology for actual medical use for people with diabetes and other conditions.