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Futuristic handcuffs would administer shocks, drugs

A patent for next-generation handcuffs offers a future in which the detained can be zapped directly from their restraints, and even injected with a medication, sedative, irritant, paralytic, or other fine substance.

By December 8, 2012

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How to set up multiple user accounts on OS X

For families sharing a Mac, multiple user accounts let each family member have his or her own profile to customize as he or she wishes. It also lets parents set restrictions for their kids' accounts.

By November 3, 2014

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Tiny robots powered by living muscle tissue

Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.

By July 6, 2014

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Most men would rather shock themselves than daydream, study says

Research shows most men don't like to let their minds wander. They need to be doing something -- even something horrible.

By July 3, 2014

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Chrome OS gets 'OK Google' voice search control

Greasy fingers? You can now tell Google's browser-based operating system what to search for by voice when you have a blank or Google search tab open.

By May 21, 2014

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Upgraded cochlear implant regrows auditory nerves

Researchers at UNSW have for the first time used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing in guinea pigs.

By April 23, 2014

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Upgraded cochlear implant regrows animals' auditory nerves

Researchers at the University of New South Wales report they have used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing quality in adult guinea pigs.

By April 23, 2014

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Pharmacists diagnose stroke risk with iPhone-based ECG

Researchers at the University of Sydney have examined the use of a smartphone-compatible heart monitor to diagnose the risk of stroke.

By April 1, 2014

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Apocalypse vow: Introducing the $3K social media wedding concierge

The W Hotel in New York knows that happy couples need to ensure all their social media sites have breaking updates of their nuptials. So, it offers them a specialist for that very purpose.

By March 26, 2014

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Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.

By February 27, 2014