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'Smart tags' can sense when food or medicine go bad

Researchers have devised tiny color-coded tags that can be placed on food and beverage containers to determine whether the products inside are spoiled or fresh.

By 19 March 2014

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Shell-less ancestor of turtles revealed through holes in its head

A 260 million-year-old fossil has been determined to be the oldest ancestor of turtles found to date, revealing something about the reptile's mysterious past.

By 3 September 2015

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Work out or the giraffe gets it: Tep app does fitness Tamagotchi-style

A fitness-tracking app called Tep challenges you to walk, run and cycle regularly to keep your adorable pet giraffe alive.

By 2 September 2015

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A million ways to break in at the world's largest security gathering

Reporter's Notebook: From cars to security badges, if you build it, they will hack it at Defcon, the annual meeting of cybersecurity pros.

By 11 August 2015

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Health tech is going to save your life (for real)

From 3D-printed organs to cancer-fighting nanotech, the most important branch of technology right now is the one that will keep you living longer and stronger.

By 10 August 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: How Silicon Valley's cash is making grocery stores and cookbooks obsolete

Record-level investments are flowing into food delivery startups.

By 31 July 2015

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Lack of sleep makes it harder to read people's faces

Researchers find that your brain must work overtime to see how other people are feeling when you're running on less sleep -- and not because you have trouble keeping your eyes open.

By 17 July 2015

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IBM, Nvidia, Energy Department form a supercomputer super team

Two supercomputing centers of excellence revolve around making sure applications can take advantage of compute horsepower and gathering feedback from developers, engineers and scientists.

By 14 July 2015

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The Starfleet Academy Experience will turn Trekkies into cadets in 2016

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa will be the launch pad for an interactive experience that aims to raise interest in science and math skills using "Star Trek" tech.

By 9 July 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Doctors, hair weaves and razors are coming to you

Homebodies, rejoice! Venture capital wants to make sure you never have to get out of your pajamas.

By 26 June 2015