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An elastic fiber filled with electrodes set to revolutionize smart clothes

It's a whole new way of thinking about sensors. The tiny fibers developed at EPFL are made of elastomer and can incorporate materials like...

Indigenous communities moving away from government utilities

Indigenous communities are rejecting non-indigenous energy projects in favour of community-led sustainable energy infrastructure. The switch has led to some improvements in economic and social...

Origami inspires new tech for tissue regeneration

Origami - the Japanese art of folding paper into shapes and figures - dates back to the sixth century. At UMass Lowell, it is...

Tiny particles could help fight brain cancer

Glioblastoma multiforme, a type of brain tumor, is one of the most difficult-to-treat cancers. Only a handful of drugs are approved to treat glioblastoma,...

Short bursts of intense exercise are a HIIT, even with less active people

While we know high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is time-efficient and good for our health, researchers are still curious to determine if less active users...

Whey protein supplements and exercise help women improve body composition

It's known that men benefit from whey protein supplements and exercise, and for what is believed to be the first time, the same can...

Chimpanzee calls differ according to context

Studies examining animal alarm calls suggest species which require different escape responses for different predators are more likely to have correspondingly different alarm calls,...

Making driverless cars change lanes more like human drivers do

In the field of self-driving cars, algorithms for controlling lane changes are an important topic of study. But most existing lane-change algorithms have one...

Spike in severe black lung disease among former US coal miners

The number of cases of progressive massive fibrosis, the most severe form of black lung disease, has been increasing dramatically among coal workers and...

Leg exercise is critical to brain and nervous system health

Groundbreaking research shows that neurological health depends as much on signals sent by the body's large, leg muscles to the brain as it does...