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Medicine

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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 March 18, 2014

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Facebook says it's developing virtual reality apps

The revelation is the latest in the social network's increased focus on virtual reality.

By February 17, 2015

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Were dinosaurs tripping on the grass they ate?

A fossil found in an amber mine in Myanmar reveals what's believed to be the oldest grass species ever found, with a fungus linked to LSD growing on it that dinosaurs may have snacked on.

By February 10, 2015

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Angelina Jolie could direct 'Captain Marvel'

The Oscar-winning actress and director of box office hit "Unbroken" could helm the first female-fronted Marvel movie.

By February 9, 2015

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Pirate Doctor: Medical implements from Blackbeard's ship

Archaeologists excavating the Queen Anne's Revenge have found a variety of medical implements indicating health hazards on the high seas.

By February 2, 2015

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Insomniacs, now you can spray sleep right onto your skin

Mist melatonin on yourself until you slowly drift off to dream of a world filled with spray-on love, money and power, too.

By January 31, 2015

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Robots roam hallways of SF's newest hospital, lending a helping hand

A fleet of 25 new workers rolls through the hallways of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, delivering meals and medicine, among other tasks formerly completed by humans.

By January 16, 2015

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X-Men could star in a superpowered TV show, if Fox can convince Marvel

Fox will have to negotiate with Marvel if it wants to repeat the success of the smash hit '90s cartoon about the superpowered mutants.

By January 27, 2015

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Facebook's Oculus forms its own VR film studio

Oculus Story Studio will develop movies for virtual-reality devices, like the Oculus Rift. It's kicking off with an animated short premiering Monday at the Sundance Film Festival.

By January 26, 2015

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Samsung prototypes brainwave-reading wearable stroke detector

A group of Samsung engineers has come up with a system that monitors your brain, to warn you of an impending stroke.

By January 22, 2015