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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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Where robots roam the hospital floor (pictures)

At UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco, a fleet of robots is lending a hand in medicine.

10 Images By January 16, 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

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Become an alien hunter with free online course from Harvard

Haven't been finding enough alien life lately? Maybe Harvard can help with a new course that combines astronomy and biology to examine how we look for life on other planets.

By January 21, 2015

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Lab-grown human muscle is a medical breakthrough

Researchers at Duke University have grown the first ever human muscle in a lab that contracts just like naturally grown tissue.

By January 13, 2015

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Modern forensics solve 700-year-old murder mystery

The contents of the bowels of an Italian medieval warlord have revealed his nefarious cause of death nearly 700 years later.

By January 11, 2015

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Adult Swim's allergy relief commercial turns surreal

"Unedited Footage of a Bear" parody video shows the perils of allergy medicine side effects as a horror film. Next time, read the small print.

By December 28, 2014