Bright light pulses bamboozle mosquitoes, could help fight malaria
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have made a potentially significant breakthrough in the battle against malaria by discovering that pulses of white light suppress mosquitoes' urge to bite. The post Bright light pulses bamboozle mosquitoes, could help fight malaria appeared first on Digital Trends.
Lung problems? SensiVest will monitor your respiratory system with radar
Around half of the people who suffer from heart failure wind up back in hospital within six months. Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is testing a radar-boasting smart vest that could help. The post Lung problems? SensiVest will monitor your respiratory system with radar appeared first on Digital Trends.
The Diverge adventure bike by Specialized is built for all-terrain performance
Specialized Bikes has unveiled the Diverge, an "adventure bike" designed for both on and off road performance. The Diverge is built to be ightweight and fast, yet durable enough to withstand the rigors of the trail too. The post The Diverge adventure bike by Specialized is built for all-terrain performance appeared first on Digital Trends....
A better night’s sleep isn’t a far-off dream with this sci-fi wearable
If a good night's sleep sometimes feels like a far-off dream, then perhaps you should try this cool wearable, which uses an EEG and clever audio technology to lull you into a blissful rest, and keep you there until the morning. The post A better night’s sleep isn’t a far-off dream with this sci-fi wearable appeared first on Digital Trends....
Control your GoPro camera while running with the latest update to the Polar V800
Polar updated its V800 watch, adding support for remotely controlling the GoPro Hero 5 action camera as well as compatibility with Stryd, a device designed to measure power for runners during workouts. The post Control your GoPro camera while running with the latest update to the Polar V800 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Study suggests ecigs may cause as much DNA damage as unfiltered cigarettes
A new study from the University of Connecticut suggests that vaping using a device filled with nicotine-based liquid can cause just as much DNA damage as smoking regular cigarettes. The post Study suggests ecigs may cause as much DNA damage as unfiltered cigarettes appeared first on Digital Trends.
Space oddity: Flatworm sent into orbit returns to Earth with an extra head
Scientists sent two sets of flatworms to the International Space Station for five weeks, while control worms were kept on Earth. When the specimens returned from orbit, researchers realized space can do freaky things to flatworms. The post Space oddity: Flatworm sent into orbit returns to Earth with an extra head appeared first on Digital Trends....
Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Electronic Play-Doh, waterproof backpacks, and more
Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Electronic Play-Doh, waterproof backpacks, and more appeared first on Digital Trends....
They took our jobs! How to prepare for the ‘second machine age’
While U.S. policymakers shrug off automation, experts say they're flying blind into the second machine age. Here's a quick explainer of automation, what it means, and why it matters. The post They took our jobs! How to prepare for the ‘second machine age’ appeared first on Digital Trends....
Weekly Rewind: AI predicts your death, Britney gets hacked, NASA’s new Mars Rover
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The post Weekly Rewind: AI predicts your death, Britney gets hacked, NASA’s new Mars Rover appeared first on Digital Trends....
Eco-friendly microbeads decompose before they can pollute our waterways
Scientists have developed biodegradable microbeads, designed to replace the harmful plastic ones that clog up our oceans. These could decompose by the time they pass through the sewage plant process. The post Eco-friendly microbeads decompose before they can pollute our waterways appeared first on Digital Trends.
United Nations summit seeks to save humanity with artificial intelligence
The AI for Good Global Summit brings together scientists, ethicists, industry leaders, and policymakers for three days in Geneva to discuss how this emerging technology can be used to benefit humanity. The post United Nations summit seeks to save humanity with artificial intelligence appeared first on Digital Trends.
The quantified kid: Wearables for children are on the rise, for better and worse
Kiddo is a kid-focused wearable device, capable of monitoring everything from your child's skin temperature and heart rate to their nutrition. The question is whether we're ready for children's wearable devices? The post The quantified kid: Wearables for children are on the rise, for better and worse appeared first on Digital Trends....
New Harvard-designed exosuit could take a lot of stress out of your morning run
They say that exercise is as much about your mental toughness as it is your physical endurance, and if that's true, Harvard's brains just might make your brain a bit more conducive to working out. The post New Harvard-designed exosuit could take a lot of stress out of your morning run appeared first on Digital Trends.
Deep-learning AI can predict if someone will die in the next 5 years
Scientists from the University of Adelaide have created an AI that's able to look at the CT scans of patients, and predict whether they'll live through the next five years. And that's a good thing. The post Deep-learning AI can predict if someone will die in the next 5 years appeared first on Digital Trends.
You can now use AI to improve your golf or baseball swing thanks to Zepp
Zepp, the digital sports training device maker has introduced a new tool it calls Visual Computing, which promises to help users "take advantage of artificial intelligence technology." The post You can now use AI to improve your golf or baseball swing thanks to Zepp appeared first on Digital Trends.
Garmin wants to help you up your golf game with this GPS golf watch
This could be the summer of your golf game if Garmin has anything to say about things. The wearable maker has just unveiled its newest GPS golf watch, the Approach S60, and it'll set you back $400. The post Garmin wants to help you up your golf game with this GPS golf watch appeared first on Digital Trends.
Mary Meeker’s latest trends report highlights Silicon Valley’s role in the future of health care
 Mary Meeker’s latest Internet Trends Report, out today, was full of insights on how tech is shaping our future — including now in health care. This was the first year Meeker included healthcare in her report and it shows just how much of a role tech is going to play in improving our lives going forward. A few key insights from the report: Wearable devices have continued to gain… Read More ...
Medical firm develops Zika test that requires just one drop of blood
Blusense Diagnostics says it can detect both Dengue Fever and the Zika virus. The Danish-Taiwanese company, like Theranos, only needs a tiny bit of your blood from your finger, and claims to be able to quickly diagnose these two diseases. The post Medical firm develops Zika test that requires just one drop of blood appeared first on Digital Trends....
Designer virus carries cancer genes, tells immune system to attack tumor
Developed by Swiss scientists from the University of Basel and the University for Geneva (UNIGE), these designer viruses stimulate the immune system, causing it to target tumors with killer cells. The post Designer virus carries cancer genes, tells immune system to attack tumor appeared first on Digital Trends.