News tagged with sensors

Is Grandma OK? There's an app for that

CSIRO researchers are trialling an app that aims to allow elderly people to live at home safely for longer by subtly collecting data on their movements around the house.

Aug 06, 2013
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Your eyes are half a billion years old

Look after your eyes – they are at least half a billion years old, and a good deal older than your brain. The eyes are one of our most remarkable and precious organs, yet their origins have been shrouded ...

Jul 30, 2013
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Head hits can be reduced in youth football

Less contact during practice could mean a lot less exposure to head injuries for young football players, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Virginia Tech.

Jul 29, 2013
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Engineering applied to cognitive rehabilitation

Within the CogWatch European project, coordinated by the University of Birmingham, researchers at the Higher Technical School of Telecommunications Engineering and the Higher Technical School of Industrial Engineering of ...

Jul 01, 2013
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Researchers invent real time secondhand smoke sensor

Making headway against a major public health threat, Dartmouth College researchers have invented the first ever secondhand tobacco smoke sensor that records data in real time, a new study in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Re ...

Mar 19, 2013
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