Biomedical Optics Express

By Aditi Pai 08:56 am July 9, 2014
Mock up of a calorie counting device GE Research has developed a prototype of a microwave that could someday measure calories in the foods that a user warms up, according to a report from MIT Technology Review. This first prototype is only capable of measuring the caloric content of some liquids. GE Global Research Senior Scientist Matt Webster invented the device when he was looking for a way...
By Jonah Comstock 08:14 am June 12, 2014
As the makers of wearable sensors continue to push the boundaries of what those sensors can track, new research suggests that a device worn on the wrist could some day track hydration, pulse, and even blood glucose non-invasively. In two papers published this month in Biomedical Optics Express, the journal of the Optical Society, researchers from around the world used a technique called the...