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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 Dec. 8, 2012

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Patients administer HIV tests as accurately as pros

In what could be a boon in the fight against HIV, a new study of 402 people in an ER reveals that the untrained can administer HIV tests as well as health care workers.

By Nov. 2, 2009

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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 Apr. 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 Apr. 23, 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 Jul. 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 Jul. 6, 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 Apr. 1, 2014

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Introducing a flu vaccine you give yourself

Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.

By Sep. 4, 2013

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New breathalyser detects marijuana, meth and cocaine

Researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden have developed a new kind of breathalyser that detects a lot more than just alcohol on your breath.

By May. 5, 2013

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Foxconn reportedly to launch startup fund for wearable tech

Maker of Apple's iPhones and iPads plans to have an incubator up and running by the end of next year, sources tell Bloomberg.

By Dec. 10, 2013