Medical research

A novel active photonic wireless system to power medical implants

Over the past few decades, medical technology has seen various advances in terms of the scope and efficiency of implantable devices. For example, developments in medical research have led to the emergence of electronic implants, ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Transforming behavioral therapy with technology

From iPods to cell phone networks, power generation to GPS systems, electrical and computer engineers are producing the technologies we depend on every day. But one electrical engineer, a second-year doctoral student at the ...

Cardiology

Cardiac device wearers should keep distance from smartphones

Cardiac device wearers should keep a safe distance from smartphones to avoid unwanted painful shocks or pauses in function, reveals research presented today at EHRA EUROPACE—CARDIOSTIM 2015 by Dr. Carsten Lennerz, first ...

Neuroscience

Mental rest and reflection boost learning, study suggests

A new study, which may have implications for approaches to education, finds that brain mechanisms engaged when people allow their minds to rest and reflect on things they've learned before may boost later learning.

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