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Smartphone breaks do not alleviate boredom or fatigue

July 14, 2021

Using smartphones during short breaks from work was found to be unhelpful in reducing boredom or fatigue, according to researchers at the Behavioral Science Institute at Radboud University, The Netherlands. The researchers had observed a group of postgraduate students to see if “smartphone breaks” had any effect, and while many others also use their smartphones […]

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Smart jewellery concept design helps monitor blood glucose levels

December 14, 2020

Instead of frequent finger pricks to analyse blood glucose levels, a student from England has designed an earring that would track blood glucose levels via the earlobe. The Sense Glucose Earring (Sense) would pierce the earlobe and pulse high-frequency radio waves through the surrounding tissue as a way of measuring blood sugar levels. The earring […]

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