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Scientists use a smartphone camera to easily measure soil density — a key metric for analyzing our soils
UCLA has launched a major new study, sponsored by and in collaboration with Apple, designed to help revolutionize detection and treatment of depression.
A multi-disciplinary team of Rutgers professors have developed the COVIDNearby app that allows individuals to report coronavirus symptoms with an assurance of privacy.
DALLAS – July 1, 2020 – A new report from cardiologists at UT Southwestern raises the hope that doctors will be able to visually check the jugular venous pressure of heart failure patients remotely, using the camera on a smartphone. The finding is especially timely as telemedicine expands during the pandemic.
Under a joint pilot program, DHS S&T and NIAP within the National Security Agency (NSA) cybersecurity mission have demonstrated that the process can be automated.
A new artificial intelligence system allowing shoppers on Facebook to identify characteristics of items in uploaded photographs is based on Cornell University computer vision research into fine-grained visual recognition.
To help individuals take greater control of their personal information, a team of Cornell researchers has developed and tested a platform, Ancile, that allows users to set restrictions on what kind of digital data they’ll release, and to whom.
New app provides camera-based vitals monitoring for high-risk patients
Sedentary behaviours, poor sleep and questionable food choices are major contributors of chronic disease, including diabetes, anxiety, heart disease and many cancers. But what if we could prevent these through the power of smart technologies?
The public have massive trust in the NHS, who should have control and access to data in the Covid-19 contact-tracing app, according to new research by researchers in WMG at the University of Warwick, and at the University of Birmingham.
Most parents say they have concerns about how health apps may impact children ages 8-12, according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health at Michigan Medicine.
To ease access to needed healthcare services during the COVID-19 crisis, Physera, an app-based platform for remote physical therapy, today announced that it has launched a new direct-to-consumer service for people who have musculoskeletal (MSK) issues and pain.
COVID-19 story ideas from Johns Hopkins.
Un grupo de investigadores de la Universidad de California Los Ángeles (UCLA), ha desarrollado una aplicación web que permite a todo el mundo ayudar en la lucha contra el coronavirus.
Irvine, Calif., April 15, 2020 – On Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom suggested that reopening the state’s economy will require six steps, the first of which involves “tracing and tracking individuals” in order to identify those who need to remain in isolation. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a tool that could be instrumental in this effort.
Researchers at the University of Memphis-based Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge (MD2K) have introduced a new mobile app that may support physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. MD2K is supported by NIH with a grant administered by NIBIB.
Lyme Campaign Seeks Participants Who Are ‘Resilient’ to the Tick-borne Disease
For most religions, coming together as a community to worship is at the core of their practice, but during this unique and unsettling time of mask wearing and social distancing praying together can be a challenge as many churches remain closed during the coronavirus pandemic. Michele Dillon, a scholar of Catholicism and professor of sociology at the University of New Hampshire, finds that during one of the most holy periods on the Christian calendar clergy and parishioners are learning to make the liturgy work as online events, while continuing to follow COVID-19 guidelines.
With the emphasis on staying at home, more and more people are discovering the birds in their backyards—and they want to know the names of those birds. The free Merlin Bird ID app from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology was designed to answer the simple question, “What’s that bird?
UW Medicine is recruiting 25,000 people nationwide to test out a smartphone app that's intended to predict outbreaks of infections such as cold, flu, or other virus outbreaks. The app is a project funded by the Defense Department’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, which makes investments in technologies that support national security.
UCLA researchers have launched an app called Stop COVID-19 Together, which is designed to predict the spread of COVID-19 throughout the community and to assess the effectiveness of current measures in that community, including physical distancing. The app will build a map of possible hotspots where there may be a higher risk for accelerated spread of the disease.
By comparing Twitter data from before and after the COVID-19 outbreak, Johns Hopkins University researchers found a profound impact on the movement of Americans – indicating social distancing recommendations are having an effect.
A new remote monitoring platform developed by the Mount Sinai Health System is helping health care providers to care for COVID-19 patients who are recovering at home.
A new cell phone app developed by faculty at the University of Vermont could help panic attack sufferers, whose condition may be worsened by the coronavirus pandemic, manage their anxiety. The concept is grounded in decades of research showing that enabling panic sufferers to observe their body's reaction to stress reduces panic.
STOP COVID NYC Seeks Participation to Understand Transmission and Enhance Medical Response
A team of cybersecurity researchers has discovered that a large number of cell phone applications contain hardcoded secrets allowing others to access private data or block content provided by users. The study’s findings: that the apps on mobile phones might have hidden or harmful behaviors about which end users know little to nothing.
A recent Cornell Tech alumnus is applying his health tech skills to a crowdsourcing app that allows users to share their COVID status, to better inform individuals and health authorities.
Did you know that we have free education resources you can use from home to engage students in science? Explore our Science Education Partnership Award Program projects and Pathways resources to find STEM learning opportunities for pre-K through grade 12.
Many breast cancer survivors suffer from lymph collection known as lymphedema. It causes arms to swell, and sufferers often become severely depressed. A new app detects it early, and its makers hope it will help spread awareness of the disease.
Digital technologies, especially smartphone apps, have great promise for increasing access to care for patients with serious mental illness such as schizophrenia. A new training program, called DOORS, can help patients get the full benefit of innovative digital mental health tools, reports a study in the March issue of Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
Krishna Venkatasubramanian, an assistant professor of computer science at the University of Rhode Island, is looking for a way to help through technology. Venkatasubramanian has teamed with the Massachusetts Disabled Persons Protection Commission to develop an app-based tool to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities better report sexual abuse.
Your doctor protects your sensitive health data. But in a new publication, experts assert it’s important to check if that app you just downloaded will, too.
In the early 90s, Dr. Jessie Casida was one of few nurses working on the first patient with a left ventricular assist device. The patient’s self-management responsibility was so complicated that it inspired him to create VADcare App.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has awarded a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute team $15,000 for an app called MortalityMinder, which identifies social conditions contributing to declining life expectancy at a community level.
Physician-researchers at the George Washington University published a review suggesting that telehealth interventions are associated with improved obstetric outcomes.
Telemedicine continues to gain traction as an avenue to combat a disorder that kills an estimated 88,000 people annually in the U.S.
Six months after discharge, smartphone users were 32 percent more likely to continue sending health data to researchers than those using wearables
Researchers trained machine learning algorithms on data from more than 62,000 patients with a meningioma. Their goal was to find statistical associations between malignancy, survival, and a series of basic clinical variables including tumour size, tumour location, and surgical procedure.
Study suggests that adaptation of smartphone technology is a scalable option that significantly improves clinical outcomes