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‘Prescribed’ smartphone app offers hope to young people who self-harm

August 5, 2019

A new mental health app, designed to help manage negative emotions and periods of extreme anxiety for young…
The AI doodle game you can play on your smartphone

July 19, 2019

What is NeuralDraw NeuralDraw is an AI game built by Halcyon Mobile, a premium design and development agency.…
VR app gives students a new way to see inner workings of cells

July 15, 2019

An educational app created at the University of Alberta is giving cell biology students a brand new perspective…
Researchers improve AI that can tell from your voice if you’re depressed

July 12, 2019

Artificial intelligence can now more accurately detect whether you’re depressed by analyzing the sound of your voice, thanks…
Mobile App With Activity Tracker Promotes Physical Activity in Women

May 27, 2019

A mobile phone app designed to promote physical activity, combined with an activity tracker and brief personal counseling,…
Patterns of compulsive smartphone use suggest how to kick the habit

May 3, 2019

Everywhere you look, people are looking at screens. In the decade since smartphones have become ubiquitous, we now…
Early warning for wildland fires? There could be an app for that

April 17, 2019

While state and federal officials are looking ahead and worrying about the coming fire season and how to…
UI mobile app used around the world for speech learning

April 17, 2019

In 2001, University of Iowa Professor Jerald Moon wanted to show students in his phonetics class how the…
New app helps young people with arthritis communicate

March 29, 2019

Young people living with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), the most common type of arthritis in children and teens,…
Novel App Uses AI to Guide, Support Cancer Patients

February 19, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is helping to guide and support some 50 breast cancer patients in rural Georgia through a…
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MKit developers hope app curtails sexual violence on campus

September 27, 2018

Most university sexual violence interventions target incoming freshmen, which makes sense, since first-year students are most at risk.…
A Map App to Track Stem Cells

February 14, 2018

New imaging tool for recording changes over time, space and function Researchers who work with stem cells have…
New App Uses In-Built Smartphone Camera to Screen for Pancreatic Cancer

August 29, 2017

Pancreatic cancer has one of the worst prognoses of all medical conditions caused by malignant tumours, with only…
Smartphone App Detects If Driver Gets Drowsy

July 13, 2017

Some expensive cars are equipped with sensors to detect if the driver is getting drowsy. Researchers at Hong…
App uses smartphone compass to prevent voice hacking

June 6, 2017

While convenient, Siri, WeChat and other voice-based smartphone apps can expose you to a growing security threat: voice…
Window Blinds With Integrated Solar Panels

May 23, 2017

SolarGaps are a window blinds with integrated energy generating solar panels. It saves energy by keeping incoming sunlight…
Period tracking apps failing users in basic ways, study finds

May 3, 2017

A new study finds that smartphone apps to track menstrual cycles often disappoint users with a lack of…
Quake-detection app captured nearly 400 temblors worldwide

December 15, 2016

Berkeley’s worldwide network of smartphone earthquake detectors has recorded nearly 400 earthquakes since the MyShake app was made…
Google-funded Flint water app helps residents find lead risk, resources

December 9, 2016

A mobile app and website built for the city of Flint is available now to help the community…
‘Putting HIV prevention in their pockets’

August 23, 2016

Would people living with HIV be willing to self-report on daily substance use and antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence…
Treating diabetes with data, Alum’s app, software gain international acclaim.

August 15, 2016

Like many good ideas, the idea behind Ed Deng’s diabetes management app began at home. The University of…
Ag Water App Assists Growers on Food Safety Issues

August 5, 2016

Funded by the California-based Center for Produce Safety, Ag Water is the first app of its kind, designed…
Group-talk Technology Keeps Groups Connected During Action Sports

July 28, 2016

When you are into an extreme sport, reaching into the pocket to answer the phone might not be…
New smartphone app makes it easy to find — and enroll in — clinical trials

June 2, 2016

It takes an astounding 17 years, on average, for laboratory breakthroughs to reach patients. A big part of…
New app turns smartphones into worldwide seismic network

February 15, 2016

UC Berkeley scientists released a free Android app that taps a smartphone’s ability to record ground shaking from…
Encounters: Sights and sounds of India captured in new mobile app

November 30, 2015

Researchers at the University of Liverpool, in partnership with the British Library and Jadavpur University, have launched a…
Unleashing a digital approach to urban planning

November 19, 2015

A new app that could improve public engagement with the urban planning process has been chosen as a…
App Teaches Teens Mindfulness Skills

November 14, 2015

While mindfulness-based resources increasingly are offered for adults, adolescents have received less attention. University of Arizona postdoctoral research…
iEAT Application Helps Treat Children with Feeding Disorders

November 5, 2015

For most of his life, four-year-old Carsten had required a feeding tube for his nourishment. Born with a…
New FoodShare app helps fight hunger, is fun for foodies​​​​​​​​

November 3, 2015

Washington University in St. Louis junior Andrew Glantz leverages two big trends with FoodShare, a new app that…
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