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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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Oculus CEO hints at cost of Rift headset: $1,500 with PC

The chief executive of Facebook's virtual-reality outfit won't say exactly how much its consumer headset will cost when it launches next year. But he has a ballpark range.

By May 27, 2015

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Meet the parasite that can burrow its way into the human eye

A 19-year-old college student in England contracted a microscopic parasite called Acanthamoeba that started eating her left eye. The other scary part: how she got it.

By May 27, 2015

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Speak, toy! Welcome to the age of chatting with your teddy bear

Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?

By May 23, 2015

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​So you think you can't sing? Science says otherwise

Grab a mic! Most people can carry a tune, even if they think their voice would make Simon Cowell scowl, a researcher at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music says.

By May 22, 2015

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Airbnb Express parody gets into the dark side of home sharing

Comedy troupe Above Average released a promo video for Airbnb Express, which lets you pay to go through other people's belongings without having to sleep in their beds.

By May 27, 2015

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Can train, plane and automobile noise make us gain weight?

Exposure to traffic noises doesn't just make us madder. It may also make us fatter, according to a new study from Sweden.

By May 27, 2015

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Using intentions to control a robotic prosthetic

A neural implant on the area of the brain that controls the patient's intention to move could be the key to better robotic prosthetics.

By May 21, 2015

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Microsoft reveals latest uses of HoloLens at Build 2015

Microsoft demonstrates how HoloLens could one day be used in industries like architecture, medicine and education.

April 29, 2015

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Sidecar rolls out medical marijuana delivery in SF

Ride-share startup's expansion into logistics comes amid fierce competition with better-funded rivals Uber and Lyft

By May 12, 2015