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Heartbeats

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NASA radar device detects heartbeats in disaster rubble

NASA is collaborating with the US Department of Homeland Security on a portable radar device that can detect heartbeats and breathing after a disaster.

By September 26, 2013

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Nymi bracelet uses your heartbeat as a password

Forget eyes and fingerprints. The Nymi bracelet wants the future of biometric password protection to be your own unique cardiac rhythm.

By September 3, 2013

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Heartbeats now in 3D, no special glasses required

Rhythmia receives FDA clearance in cardiac catheter ablations to diagnose or treat heartbeat abnormalities.

By July 29, 2013

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SGI uses big data to detect Twitter's 'heartbeat'

Company develops a way that might just show what is going on in the minds and hearts of Twitter users.

By November 14, 2012

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The 404 1,208: Where we're a heartbeat away (podcast)

Uncle Henry stops by to celebrate Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day at the same damn time! Bridget also helps us out with the extra mushy rundown today. We'll tell our worst date stories, talk about a NY restaurant offering a fake "homemade" dinner kit that comes with a pre-dirtied apron and cookwear, and expose a really creepy heartbeat app.

By February 14, 2013

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Heartbeat-powered pacemaker skips the batteries

A prototype cardiac energy harvester out of the University of Michigan could one day harness the beating of a heart to power a pacemaker.

By November 5, 2012

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New tech could target and treat irregular heartbeats

The tech behind a new study may help cardiologists double their success in treating heart arrhythmias by pinpointing the tiny electrical disturbances that cause them.

By July 18, 2012

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Crave Ep. 139: Pay attention or this car won't drive

NASA's Finder radar detects human heartbeats in disaster areas, and the Attention Powered Car slows down if you're distracted.

By September 27, 2013

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Scientists shine a light on irregular heart beats

Biomedical engineers out of Johns Hopkins and Stony Brook say gentle beams of light -- instead of electric jolts -- could be used to treat arrhythmias in the near future.

By August 28, 2013

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Making music with your pulse -- for health and science

Startup BioBeats plans to join biometrics with entertaining apps to create tools that help you stay healthy -- and that collect troves of data that medical researchers can use.

By August 1, 2013