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Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.
Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a simple, printed paper test that could be used for pathogen detection, including cases of ebola.
An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.
The maker of the iPhone, iPad and iTunes has dropped the i-prefix from its newest products, starting with its Apple Watch and Apple Pay. CNET discusses why.
The Google-backed company is taking its mission to extend the human life span further, partnering with biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie.
ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.
Despite reports that some Glass users are experiencing headaches, Google doesn't believe that the product should carry a warning.
Rice university students create the “clot slayer,” an elegantly simple device that could help doctors go fishing for potentially life-threatening blood clots.
Scientists from Harvard and Tufts create silk screws and plates for use in healing bone fractures. Unlike their steel counterparts, these could dissolve in the body and even be used to deliver antibiotics.
A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.