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December 3, 2020

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A Pressure Sensor at Your Fingertips

Researchers have developed an ultrathin pressure sensor that can be attached directly to the skin. It can measure how fingers interact with objects to produce useful data for medical and ...

Wearable Exosuit That Lessens Muscle Fatigue Could Redesign the Future of Work

A new clothing-like exoskeleton can reduce back muscle fatigue and providing needed physical relief to material handlers, medical professionals and ...

Engineers Imitate Human Hands to Make Better Sensors

An international research team has developed 'electronic skin' sensors capable of mimicking the dynamic process of human motion. This work could help severely injured people, such as soldiers, regain ...

Research Captures How Human Sperm Swim in 3D

Using state-of-the-art 3D microscopy and mathematics, researchers have reconstructed the movement of the sperm tail in 3D with ...
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Judges' Decisions in Sport Focus More on Vigor Than Skill

Researchers analyzed almost 550 men's and women's mixed martial arts contests, using data collated for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and found the rate at which competitors fight is ...

Cricket Umpires Fumble on T20 Calls

Cricket umpires struggle to please everyone at the best of time but the different formats of the game make it even harder for them, especially when it comes to LBW ...

Keep Cool in the Pool: Novel Chip Sensor Makes Swimming Pools Safer

A new microchip that enables continuous monitoring of pH and chlorine levels in swimming pools will vastly improve water safety as new research shows it can deliver consistent and accurate pool ...

Designing Technologies That Interpret Your Mood from Your Skin

An international team of researchers have developed an innovative way of interpreting biological signals produced by the conductance of our skin. The system displays information in the form of ...

Implantable Biosensor Operates Without Batteries

Researchers have revealed their new biodegradable motion sensor -- paving the way for implanted nanotechnology that could help future sports professionals better monitor their movements to aid rapid ...

Sensors Woven Into a Shirt Can Monitor Vital Signs

Researchers developed a way to incorporate electronic sensors into stretchy fabrics, allowing them to create shirts or other garments that could monitor vital signs such as temperature, respiration, ...

Synthetic Scaffolds to Heal Injured Tendons and Ligaments

Top biomedical engineering researcher develops synthetic scaffolds for tendon and ligament regeneration. Previous synthetic tendon grafts have led to poor outcomes and implant rejection. Australia ...

AI-Powered Shoes Unlock the Secrets of Your Sole

Researchers have developed an AI-powered, smart insole that instantly turns any shoe into a portable gait-analysis ...

Fur-Friendly 'Wearable for Pets' and Their Humans

Researchers have invented a new health tracking sensor for pets and people that monitors vital signs through fur or ...

For 'Blade Runners' Taller Doesn't Necessarily Mean Faster

The governing body for the Paralympics recently lowered the allowable height for sprinters who use prosthetic legs, or blades, during competition. The rules are based on the assumption that the ...

How Kirigami Can Help Us Study the Muscular Activity of Athletes

Scientists devise an elastic and durable skin-contact patch for measuring the electromyographic activity of the palm muscle inspired by ancient Japanese paper ...

Golfing Regularly Could Be a Hole-in-One for Older Adults' Health

Regularly golfing, at least once per month, was found to lower the risk of death among older adults. While the protective effects of playing golf have not been linked to reduction of heart attack and ...

'Wristwatch' Monitors Body Chemistry to Boost Athletic Performance, Prevent Injury

Engineering researchers have developed a device the size of a wristwatch that can monitor an individual's body chemistry to help improve athletic performance and identify potential health ...

Resale Ticket Markets Benefit Sports Teams and Fans

New research reveals that the resale ticket market also appeals to sports fans who normally buy season ...

Decoding Hidden Brain Chatter to Advance Neuroprostheses

Scientists eavesdropped on neurons and discovered a stable signal driving common movement skills like typing sneakers. They were able to preserve and reconstruct these patterns in what is a major ...

A Self-Healing Sweat Sensor

Wearable sensors that track heart rate or steps are popular fitness products. But in the future, working up a good sweat could provide useful information about a person's health. Now, ...

Stretchy and Squeezy Soft Sensors One Step Closer Thanks to New Bonding Method

Bioengineers have found a way to create stretchy and squeezy soft sensing devices by bonding rubber to electrical ...

Material for Safer Football Helmets May Reduce Head Injuries

Scientists have developed elastic microlattice pads that can withstand both single hits and a series of impacts better than existing state-of-the-art foams used in football helmets. Their research ...

Wearable Sweat Sensor Detects Gout-Causing Compounds

Scientists have developed an easier way to mass-produce highly sensitive sweat sensors that can detect a variety of low-concentration compounds related to health ...

Don't Confuse Luck With Skill When Rewarding Performance

Managers and those who evaluate the performance of others, whether in the workplace or on the sporting field, are likely to be often confusing luck with skill, and over rewarding those who are just ...

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