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'Made for iPhone' hearing aids aim to shake stigma

Apple partners with GN ReSound to create LiNX -- a hearing aid that uses Bluetooth-like technology to wirelessly connect directly to smartphones.

By Nov. 25, 2013


Google Ideas aids online rebels with digital defenses

Google's latest product launches have little to do with Android or Chrome. Instead, the company wants to expose and prevent DDoS attacks, and help dissidents build secure Internet proxy networks.

By Oct. 21, 2013


Jony Ive's red Mac Pro set to raise £37,000 for AIDS charity

The new Mac Pro ain't cheap, but get Jony Ive and Bono to paint it red and the price could hit £37,000.

By Oct. 28, 2013


Interactive robot aids autistic kids in the classroom

A friendly robot programmed to interact and educate kids with autism is officially launched into special-needs classrooms.

By May. 14, 2013


Foldit game leads to AIDS research breakthrough

Gamers help biochemists understand the structure of a protein that is key to the growth of HIV in about 10 days.

By Sep. 19, 2011


Glowing kittens may advance AIDS research

Mix cat, monkey, and jellyfish genes and you get glow-in-the-dark kittens that may advance AIDS research.

By Sep. 12, 2011


Whiffers scented bands are smelly study aids

Whiffers scented wristbands in peppermint, spearmint, and lavender play on the connection between smell and memories and are being marketed as study aids for nervous test takers.

By Aug. 1, 2011


Software 'hearing dummies' customize hearing aids

Researchers use computer algorithms and a new testing model to design hearing aids that are built to address the causes, not symptoms, of hearing impairments.

By Jun. 13, 2011


U.S. military aids Japan in wake of disaster (photos)

As Japan struggles to manage the humanitarian aid effort following the earthquake and tsunami, the U.S. military assists, with Operation Tomodachi.

24 Images By Mar. 19, 2011