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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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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

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Roses are red, condoms are blue... if you have syphilis

The S.T.EYE condom can not only help couples practice safe sex but it can also change colors to show the presence of an STD. And it came from the minds of three inventive teenagers.

By 25 June 2015

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You knew it, science proves it. Exercise can be poisonous

Too much exercise can actually poison your blood. But the amount it takes to get toxic isn't a feat for mere mortals.

By 25 June 2015

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Apes who drink: Study finds chimps use leaves to chug, chug, chug

Some West African chimps enjoy taking a sip of grandma's cough medicine by sucking alcoholic sap from leaves and even drinking enough to get visibly intoxicated.

By 11 June 2015

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For the first time, scientists create a lab-grown limb

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.

By 4 June 2015