Battery-Free Smart Fabrics to Monitor Health

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a technique to create smart garments that can harvest electrical power from nearby Wi-Fi networks and radio waves in a process known as magnetic resonance coupling. This power can then be used to energize on-board electrical systems, including body monitors. The fabrics are water repellent, breathable, and fully machine… Read More »

Zombie health care news

Although I am advancing rapidly into almost complete retirement, there are some days/weeks when I can’t refrain from pointing out some of the troubling health care news I see.  This is one such week. First, the COVID zombie news My local Star Tribune newspaper delivered this front page news: University of Minnesota, Mayo report COVID-fighting success… Read More »

Pen, Paper, Great Ideas & Stories, Introducing Summer Cooper

Throughout history, it is observed that literature, poetry, books, and all other forms of writing have made a different in people’s lives, changed their mindsets, and perspectives. From William Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway, to Jane Austen, multiple authors have blessed people with literary masterpieces. The literary pieces created by these authors are like a safe haven… Read More »