Wristband that can tell if you’ve been drinking wins US award

Wristband that can tell if you’ve been drinking wins US award

Device helps doctors accurately measure patients drinking history, and not just depend on most recent tests A San Francisco-based company has won a US government-sponsored competition with an alcohol monitoring devices that can be worn on the wrist, the latest milestone in the development of wearable technologies that monitor and diagnose medical conditions. BACtrack, a […]

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6 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out Of Your Marriage

6 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out Of Your Marriage

When your spouse isn’t interested in doing the “work” of marriage, it’s easy to feel powerless. But all isn’t lost, said Jeannie Ingram, a couples therapist based in Nashville, Tennessee.  “The relationship doesn’t have to end,” she told HuffPost. “The truth is, all relationships need tuning up from time to time.” Below, Ingram and other experts share the […]

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Live Video Chat Could Soon Replace The 911 Call

Live Video Chat Could Soon Replace The 911 Call

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israelis can now use their smartphones to make live video distress calls to emergency responders, a first-of-its-kind service that, if successful, could set a new standard for countries around the world. Video chats, texting and location detection may be humdrum features for today’s smartphone user, but they remain a puzzle to […]

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How To Predict The Next Plant Disease Epidemic

How To Predict The Next Plant Disease Epidemic

Britain was once full of elm trees. But the introduction of a microscopic fungus in the 20th century changed all of that. Over the course of two epidemics, 60m elms were lost, landscapes were irreversible changed and ecosystems altered forever. Since then, UK forests have faced an onslaught of new invasions. These include Phytophthora ramorum, […]

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Talking To Our Computers Is Changing Who We Are

Talking To Our Computers Is Changing Who We Are

We’re talking to our technology more and more every day.  On Wednesday, Google introduced its new personal assistant, Google Home, which will listen to your voice and provide information on demand, much like the popular Amazon Echo. It’s just the latest in technology that’s always listening and talking back. Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana have been […]

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