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A plastic microbelt that vibrates when passed by low-speed airflow could lead to a new generation of microscale biomedical devices that are powered by human breath.
A wearable eyepiece measures physiological responses such as pupil dilation and heartbeat to find content on the web that will interest you.
Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a working sugar-powered fuel cell with energy density greater than that of current lithium-ion batteries.
Compatible with the iPhone, the new smartwatch can check phone calls and Facebook posts.
The 2-inch-wide sensor, which tracks heart rate, respiration, and movement, is non-invasive and wearable.
Researchers at UC Davis find that the heart rates of couples in romantic relationships actually sync up when they are close together -- and that they don't between two people who aren't involved.
Researchers at Kansas State are investigating how the difference in temperature between body heat and a spacesuit's cooling garment could run the suit's electronics.
The wireless capsule works alongside a belt that also tracks skin temperature, pulse, and respiration rate and is being used this year in the fight against bush fires in Australia.
Two companies have teamed up to design a special jet-powered pressure suit that will let its wearer skydive from the edge of space.
Cephalopods have colour-changing chromatophores on their skin, which allows them to camouflage themselves — but the blue-ringed octopus has a different trick up its tentacle.