How will dating change after coronavirus? Psychology offers some clues

Love in a time of corona.

Martin Graff, Senior Lecturer in Psychology of Relationships, University of South Wales • conversation
June 16, 2020 ~6 min

Try this app to avoid ticks this summer

With summer's arrival, avoiding ticks and the Lyme disease they spread is super important. A phone app can give you the facts you need to know.

Kim Ward-Michigan State • futurity
June 14, 2020 ~5 min

App tracks messed up body clocks during pandemic

"...many of us may be experiencing circadian disruption which could lead to fatigue, mood changes, changes in sleep patterns, and decreased immune function."

Morgan Sherburne-Michigan • futurity
June 12, 2020 ~5 min

Birders: Use ‘Chipper’ app to catalog songs for research

A new app called Chipper can help birders and citizen scientists share birdsong recordings with scientists.

Spencer Turney-Vanderbilt • futurity
June 10, 2020 ~5 min

Workplaces are turning to devices to monitor social distancing, but does the tech respect privacy?

Smartphone apps and wearable devices can tell when workers have been within six feet of each other, promising to help curb the coronavirus. But they're not all the same when it comes to privacy.

Ari Trachtenberg, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, and Computer Science, Boston University • conversation
June 9, 2020 ~9 min

App reveals loss of taste, smell coronavirus indicators

Researchers deploying a smartphone app to 2.6 million users have determined that the loss of smell and taste are most predictive symptoms of COVID-19.

Alvin Powell • harvard
June 1, 2020 ~7 min

App could let patients self-monitor COVID-19 symptoms

The CovidCare app is headed to clinical trial. If it's successful it could be a simple way for patients to monitor their own symptoms and mental health.

Sam Burt-Melbourne • futurity
May 28, 2020 ~4 min

App snaps a pic of the eyelid to spot anemia

An app in development could help doctors diagnose anemia by using images of a patient's eyelid to get a count of their hemoglobin.

Kayla Wiles-Purdue • futurity
May 21, 2020 ~7 min

Poll: Most parents are okay with tween health apps

Despite concerns about the potential for making their kids overly concerned about weight, most parents say they're not against tweens using health apps.

Beata Mostafavi-Michigan • futurity
May 18, 2020 ~6 min

Coronavirus: research reveals way to predict infection – without a test

Symptoms like loss of smell and taste are powerful predictors of COVID-19 infections.

Andrew Chan, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School • conversation
May 11, 2020 ~8 min