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Whistle, the Fitbit for dogs, makes push into mainstream

Aimed at gathering data to help track and improve a dog's health, the wireless tracking device lands in PetSmart stores next week. And there's now an Android version of the app.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Watch a woman get a 3D-printed skull

When a Dutch woman with a rare condition needed a new skull, surgeons 3D-printed one for her and put it on her brain like a cap.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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Jane McGonigal's Super Better: A game for your health (video)

The renowned game designer sits down with SmartPlanet's Sumi Das to talk about her new online social game, which debuts today and promises to help people build their personal resilience against health ailments.

By Mar. 9, 2012

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3D printer helps pick locks in high-end security handcuffs

Man at hacker conference demonstrates how he made CAD models of restricted keys and produced plastic replicas, according to a Forbes report.

By Jul. 16, 2012

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Learning to fly: Future space tourists train like fighter pilots

With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.

By Nov. 4, 2013

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See how healthy your lungs are -- just blow into your phone

Researchers in Seattle develop a new tool to monitor lung health that doesn't require new hardware. All users need is a smartphone.

By Sep. 19, 2012

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Paralyzed woman takes home ReWalk power legs

Claire Lomas of England has become the first person in the world to begin home use of the powered exoskeleton that helped her walk the London Marathon.

By Sep. 4, 2012

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Microsoft--down but by no means out

The company is struggling for life in some markets, but its history of making big shifts in strategic direction suggests it's got plenty of fight left.

By May. 7, 2010

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BlackBerry Thumb is just the start: A warning from 2016

Crave blogger Eric Mack's brain was recently commandeered to deliver a warning from the future about all those silly-sounding gadget-related ailments you're at risk of developing. Take heed.

By Aug. 3, 2012

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Breath sensor could offer on-the-spot cancer report

Researchers are using nanoparticles to create a material sensitive enough to analyze a person's breath to detect indicators of cancer and other diseases.

By Dec. 28, 2010