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New wearable tech swaps batteries for body heat to power more precise health-monitoring devices

By Stephanie Liverani / September 13, 2016

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable health-monitoring devices without the need for batteries.

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New manufacturing method paves the way for production of ‘soft machines,’ robots

By Jessica McMathis / July 15, 2014

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new manufacturing technique that will help make the commercial production of machines made of elastic materials and liquid metals more practical.

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Wearable tech market to reach beyond wrists in 2014

By Jessica McMathis / April 2, 2014

According to analysts, 2014 is the year wearables—which include health, sports, and activity trackers, as well as smart-glass products—that will become a “key consumer technology.”

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