Drone monitoring of ship emissions could save lives, protect health

[ad_1] A drone hovers in the exhaust plume of the TS Golden Bear to test a new system for monitoring fuel standards. Credit: Nicki Aviel/UCLA Cargo ships bring the things people want and need to our ports. But they also bring air pollution. And when they burn cheap, sludgy fuel, their emissions include dangerously high […]

Pinterest to direct vaccine-related searches to health orgs

[ad_1] In this March 27, 2019, file photo, measles, mumps and rubella vaccines sit in a cooler at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Pinterest says vaccine-related searches on its site will show results from health organizations including the World Health Organization, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and others. (AP Photo/Seth […]

Wireless sensors stick to skin and track health

[ad_1] Using metallic ink, researchers screen-print an antenna and sensor onto a stretchable sticker designed to adhere to skin and track pulse and other health indicators, and beam these readings to a receiver on a person’s clothing. Credit: Bao Lab We tend to take our skin’s protective function for granted, ignoring its other roles in […]

There's no evidence 5G is going to harm our health, so let's stop worrying about it

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Hype continues to surround the roll-out of 5G technology in Australia and across the world. While there is promise of faster network speeds, and talk of exciting technologies like driverless cars, there’s also a growing movement to stop the implementation of 5G due to concerns about the effects it may […]

Soft wearable health monitor uses stretchable electronics

[ad_1] A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies and children. Credit: John Toon, Georgia Tech A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies and small children without concern for skin injury or allergic reactions caused by […]