Ongoing clinical trials by BodyMedia Inc. have revealed that individuals who tried out its wearable body-monitoring technology have achieved three times more weight loss as compared to individuals who did not use this technology. Outcomes of the company’s initial four-month trial studying the effect of its body-monitoring systems on weight reduction, pioneered by BodyMedia, were revealed during the recent 29th Annual International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) Trade Show and Convention.
The outer layers of Earth's atmosphere hold many secrets yet to be uncovered and three scientific instruments will fly soon on the FASTSAT-HSV01 satellite and seek to uncover them to benefit us here on Earth.
Arizona State Univeristy scientist N.J. Tao and his colleagues at the Biodesign Institute have hit on a new, versatile method to significantly improve the detection of trace chemicals important in such areas as national security, human health and the environment.
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V has announced the pricing of the initial public offering.
Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) has announced that PlayStation®Move motion controller for PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system launches worldwide this fall, offering a motion-based, high-definition gaming experience unlike anything on the market.
The massive magnitude 8.8 earthquake that struck the west coast of Chile last month moved the entire city of Concepcion at least 10 feet to the west, and shifted other parts of South America as far apart as the Falkland Islands and Fortaleza, Brazil.
A team of engineers from the University of Seville (US) has created a system for monitoring historical monuments by remote control and detecting possible damage.
MIT chemical engineers have built a sensor array that, for the first time, can detect single molecules of hydrogen peroxide emanating from a single living cell.
Intelligent devices to measure consumption - make it possible to read and control power consumption, even of private households, while away from the property. This is because the increasing use of solar and wind resources will be changing the electricity supply matrix in the very near future.
Claire Gmachl, professor of electrical engineering at Princeton University, will give a talk on “Engineering Light: Quantum Cascade Lasers,” at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory on Wednesday, March 17, at 4 p.m. in the Hamilton Seminar Room. Sponsored by Brookhaven Women in Science, the lecture is free and open to the public.
Libelium, a technology leader in distributed wireless networks, announces their participation in three major wireless industry events.