Researchers from the National University of Singapore created a new film that is able to absorb water from sweat. They then created a wearable device that turns the moisture into energy that can be used to power devices - currently only a single LED bulb. They hope with future versions it can power fitness trackers and smart watches.
As technology is evolving work/life balance is becoming more stressful. Neuroscientists and technology professionals are working together with AI to make bots that act as individual counsellors, guides or coaches to help with mental health. They can start by asking questions like, "How are you feeling?" or "What's bothering you?"
Users upload data from their healthcare provider – anonymously and for free – and receive a notification to say how many people are clinically alike, with each one scored out of 100 for “alike-ness”. Users can then reach out to each other and chat. The alternative – a simple internet search – may allow a fibromyalgia sufferer, for example, to find a relevant group or forum. But narrowing the field to find people who also have Crohn’s disease and anxiety would be tricky... Australia is tipped for expansion in the near future. Watch this space! https://nocamels.com/2022/11/healthcares-answer-to-facebook-waze-and-tinder/