Turning off electronics helps kids sleep better: Study

 Children who leave electronic devices on at night sleep up to one hour less on average per night, a new US study has found.

Children sleep less at night with electronic devices switched on

A new survey has revealed that children, aged between 6 and 17, sleep less when they leave their electronic devices switched on at night.

Turning off electronics helps kids sleep better: Study

Children who leave electronic devices on at night sleep up to one hour less on average per night, a new US study has found.

Soon, sweat to power small electronic devices

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have designed a sensor in the form of a temporary tattoo that can monitor a person`s progress during exercises. It can also generate electricity from their perspiration.

`Spin` technology boon for future electronic devices

Exploiting the electron`s tiny magnetic moment or `spin`, scientists have discovered a new method to efficiently generate and control currents based on the magnetic nature of electrons in semi-conducting materials - offering a radical way to develop a new generation of electronic devices.

New graphene-type material created

Scientists have created a new material, related to graphene, which has the potential to improve transistors used in electronic devices.

Soon, gesture recognition system sans batteries to control electronic devices

Researchers including an Indian origin have built a low-cost gesture recognition system that runs without batteries and lets users control their electronic devices hidden from sight with simple hand movements.

Now, charge electronic devices by merely walking or driving

A multi-university team of engineers has developed a new device that could be a promising solution for charging smartphone batteries on the go, without the need for an electrical cord.

New device to boost data storage capacity of your phone, PC

Scientists have developed a new type of holographic memory device that could provide unprecedented data storage capacity and data processing capabilities in electronic devices.

Mass solar ejections likely to disrupt satellites, electronic devices

The sun erupted with an Earth-directed CME, a solar phenomenon on March 15, 2013, at 2:54 am EDT that can send billions of tons of solar particles into space and can reach Earth one to three days.

Electronics in kids’ bedroom linked to poor sleep and obesity

Children with one or more electronic devices in the bedroom—TVs, computers, video games and cellphones— are far more likely to be overweight or obese, a new research has warned.

`No evidence that cellphones cause cancer`

Contrary to the reports, there are no studies to prove that mobile users are prone to cancer, a senior US oncologist said.

Single-step technique spells hope for grapheme-based electronic devices

Scientists have come up with a simple one-step process that produces both n-type and p-type doping of large-area grapheme surfaces could facilitate use of the promising material for future electronic devices.