With a mission to “harness the power of temperature to improve personal comfort,” Embr Wave has created its very own body thermostat. The cutting-edge wearable is co-founded by three MIT scientists and is backed by Bose Ventures and Intel Capital. The device is now available in a much smaller and stylish 2.0 model, which resembles a standard wrist watch.
With 70% of Americans struggling to fall asleep at least one night a week, health technology company Gravity has designed a revolutionary weighted blanket to help fight insomnia. The Gravity blanket has the dual effect of naturally reducing stress and increasing relaxation while you’re reading in bed, curled up on the couch, or simply relaxing with a cup of tea.
Solar energy has been the attention-grabber in the crowded field of alternative energy for the last few years. But researchers at MIT and several other institutions discovered a new way to make plasma fuel hot enough to generate nuclear fusion power.