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Robots benefit special education students

Robots benefit special education students

Researchers have discovered that primary school children in both regular and special needs schools make strides when they learn together with a robot.

Hybrid materials advance wearable devices

Hybrid materials advance wearable devices

We spoke to wearables and medical device expert Professor John Rogers about the benefits, challenges, trends and innovation within the sector.

Sticker detects cystic fibrosis in newborn's sweat

Sticker detects cystic fibrosis in newborn's sweat

Researchers have developed a novel skin-mounted sticker that absorbs sweat and then changes color to provide an accurate, easy-to-read diagnosis of cystic fibrosis within minutes.

Avatar coaching with community context for adult-child dyads

Avatar coaching with community context for adult-child dyads

Virtual reality avatar-based coaching shows promise to increase access to nutrition education to children at risk for obesity,

Wristband predictings pediatric seizures

Wristband predictings pediatric seizures

Researchers have evaluated whether data derived solely from these wristbands could accurately predict various types of seizures in pediatric patients.

Wearable monitors jaundice-causing bilirubin in newborns

Wearable monitors jaundice-causing bilirubin in newborns

Researchers have developed the first wearable devices to precisely monitor jaundice, a yellowing of the skin caused by elevated bilirubin levels in the blood that can cause severe medical conditions in newborns.

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