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'Wearable' Gadgets Respond to Body Movements

Japanese wireless carrier tests new technologies

(Newser) - Someday, you may be able to tap your fingers to control your DVD player or roll your eyes to pump up your music player’s volume—if technology under development by Japan's top mobile carrier comes to fruition, the AP reports. A cell phone shaped like a large ring that... More »

Your Phone May Soon Know If You're Sick

System developed for sampling molecules from a user's sweat

(Newser) - Your cell phone might soon be able to tell you if you’ve caught the flu. Researchers with Japan’s NTT DoCoMo have developed a workable method of “molecular communications”—a system for the transport of microscopic samples from a user’s sweat into their phone for analysis,... More »

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