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Finally, Passive Smartphone Sensing Comes to Health Care

06

Oct 2016

Finally, Passive Smartphone Sensing Comes to Health Care

Originally published in Tincture A new European research project is building the first device-agnostic digital health platform. It will allow healthcare providers to collect and analyze data from any wearable or smartphone. The wearable technology market has accelerated since the launch of the Pebble watch three years ago. In 2015 alone over 72 million watch […]

Your microbiome is controlling your mind

27

Apr 2015

Your microbiome is controlling your mind

Start up of the month is on hold for this month (and possibly next) while I finish finals. In the meantime, I took a couple of days off for the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) 10th Innovation Summit, followed hot on its heels by WIRED Health. At both events the star of the show was the […]

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Jul 2014

Neural dust

In Neuroscience By cosgadmin

A paper published last year from UC Berkley has explores the possibility of a remarkable solution for brain-machine interfaces (BMI). ‘Neural dust’ involved the placing of thousands of thousands of 10 – 100 µm, free-floating, independent sensors inside the cortex, in between neurons. They would detect and report local electrical signals from neural activity. This information […]