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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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Is Michael Bay making you fat? Research links action flicks and junk food

If you just powered through a jumbo bag of popcorn without thinking twice about it, you may have been watching a mindless action movie.

By September 4, 2014

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Finalists selected for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize

Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.

By August 27, 2014

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Uber tests local delivery with Corner Store

Only available in Washington, D.C., and for a limited time, the service enables users to order household items and have a driver bring the products directly to their doorstep.

By August 19, 2014

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Swarm of 1,000 Kilobots cooperates like an ant colony

An autonomous team of swarming robots is the first of its kind on such a scale.

By August 14, 2014

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Scientists make a dead rodent see-through, and it isn't pretty

A transparent mouse might sound like something in the next Neil Gaiman novel. But they're very real, very creepy and could be very important to science.

By August 1, 2014

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iFixit's Oculus Rift teardown finds Samsung display, 40 LEDs

The repair-guide website uncovers a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 display inside the second-generation virtual-reality headset prototype.

By July 31, 2014

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Cinnamon might slow Parkinson's, research suggests

The tools to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease might one day come from the kitchen cabinet instead of the medicine cabinet, according to a new study.

By July 9, 2014

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The best medicine

Got some time to kill? Go ahead and lose yourself in the weird and wonderful world of hospital humour.

By December 12, 2012

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Facebook closes Oculus deal

The social-networking giant's $2 billion deal for the virtual reality startup is done. Now the hard part begins.

By July 21, 2014