Wearable heart monitor ticks all the boxes for better healthcare: study
A new compact, lightweight, gel-free and waterproof electrocardiogram (ECG) sensor offers more comfort and less skin irritation, compared to similar heart monitoring devices on the market.
Wearable device makes memories and powers up with the flex of a finger
Researchers have invented an experimental wearable device that generates power from a user’s bending finger and can create and store memories, in a promising step towards health monitoring and other technologies.
Coffee offers performance boost for concrete
Engineers in Australia have found a way of making stronger concrete with roasted used-coffee grounds, to give the drink-additive a “double shot” at life and reduce waste going to landfills.
Recycled roads pave the way to a sustainable future
New roads mixed with recycled plastics at 10 sites across Victoria will demonstrate a viable circular-economy solution to the nation, experts say.