Technology | Smithsonian Magazinehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/technology/RSS feed for TechnologyenWed, 15 Jul 2020 14:20:32 +0000Five Scientific Achievements That Happened During Coronavirus Lockdownhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/five-scientific-achievements-happened-during-coronavirus-lockdown-180975271/Quarantine did not stop these innovators from discovering new species, creating the elusive fifth state of matter remotely, and moreWed, 15 Jul 2020 14:20:32 +0000This Band-Aid-Like Patch Could Detect Early COVID-19 Symptomshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/band-aid-patch-could-detect-early-covid-19-symptoms-180975301/Northwestern University scientist John Rogers has developed a wearable that adheres to the throat and relays data to a physicianTue, 14 Jul 2020 12:00:00 +0000Cities Are Eyeing Microtransit During COVID-19 Pandemichttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/cities-are-eyeing-microtransit-during-covid-19-pandemic-180975149/From Los Angeles to Abu Dhabi, transit authorities are creating on-demand systems. But experts say there are tradeoffsMon, 22 Jun 2020 12:30:00 +0000Is COVID-19 the Tipping Point for Telemedicine?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/is-covid-19-tipping-point-for-telemedicine-180975131/Sheltering in place has pushed virtual health care into the mainstream, making us wonder if we'll ever go back to waiting roomsFri, 19 Jun 2020 14:44:03 +0000How a Polio Outbreak in Copenhagen Led to the Invention of the Ventilatorhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/how-polio-outbreak-copenhagen-led-to-invention-ventilator-180975045/After one hospital struggled to sustain the breathing of hundreds of patients, engineers found a solution that saved lives and sparked an ethical firestormWed, 10 Jun 2020 14:56:19 +0000