Amazon expands pay-by-palm service in US grocery stores

Customers shopping at Amazon's US-based Whole Foods grocery stores will be able to pay for items by hovering their palm over a scanner, much like shoppers already do with smartphones or credit cards.

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This 'electronic tattoo' can tell when you're stressed out

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a temporary "e-tattoo" for the palm that can track excitement and stress using the skin's electrical conductivity. The e-tattoo could be a reliable way for people ...


How kirigami can help us study the muscular activity of athletes

The upcoming Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020 represent a big opportunity for governments to promote a healthy lifestyle and sports, and the turn of the decade is a great opportunity to showcase how recent technological ...

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