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More versatile wearable tech not bound by semiconductors thanks to ‘quantum tunneling’

By Stephanie Liverani / February 5, 2016

Researchers at Michigan Technological University (Houghton, Mich.) are “revamping the fundamental base of transistors and creating a series of stepping-stones that use an electron movement called quantum tunneling” to change the wearable tech game, according to a university news release.

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They know when you are sleeping—Netflix launches socks that sense when you’ve dozed off

By Stephanie Liverani / December 23, 2015

Netflix has a technical solution to a very fundamental problem. The brand recently launched a kit for ambitious do-it-yourselfers to assemble their own pair of socks that detect when you’ve fallen asleep and pause your program so you don’t miss any of the action.

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