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Cheerful tweets may mean a healthier heart

A large-scale analysis of language used on Twitter adds to the evidence that negative emotions are directly linked to heart disease.

By January 22, 2015

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Samsung prototypes brainwave-reading wearable stroke detector

A group of Samsung engineers has come up with a system that monitors your brain, to warn you of an impending stroke.

By January 22, 2015

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I wore the same shirt for a month, and now I feel better

Crave's Michael Franco puts on a "thunder shirt" every day for a month to deal with the aches and pains of sitting at a desk all day. Did it help? Read on to find out.

By January 20, 2015

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Penguin Scope is a home endoscope for nervous parents

Not content with just googling your child's symptoms? The Penguin Scope, seen at CES 2015, lets you check out Timmy's ear infection at 30 frames per second.

By January 7, 2015

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NASA wants to build a floating city above the clouds of Venus

Venus exploration has been deemed off-limits due to its inhospitable climate -- but NASA believes Cloud City may be the answer.

By December 21, 2014

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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Finalists selected for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize

Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.

By August 27, 2014

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What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space. What would happen to a human fired out of an airlock?

By July 27, 2014

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Lavabit founder's DarkMail needs help to cross finish line

Embattled email guru Ladar Levison updates the DefCon crowd on encrypted email project DarkMail and asks for help from the hacker faithful to get what may be his final email project done.

By August 10, 2014

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Patience with Mayer's Yahoo turnaround effort starting to wear thin

Wall Street drives down Yahoo's stock as questions surface about the company's progress and CEO Marissa Mayer's tenure enters its third year.

By July 16, 2014