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Surgeons use Kinect tech during aneurysm procedures

Kinect is enabling surgeons in London to view and manipulate medical images via gesture and voice control.

By June 1, 2012

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Med student's practice exam takes very real turn

UVA medical student Ryan Jones discovers that an actor portraying symptoms of abdominal aortic aneurysm actually had the potentially deadly condition.

By January 3, 2014

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'Eyes-Free Yoga' turns Kinect into teacher for the blind

"Exergame" aims to turn yoga into an activity the sight-impaired can enjoy more easily by tracking their motions and offering verbal cues on how to strike poses correctly.

By October 19, 2013

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Man hacks Kinect to help his mother e-mail after stroke

Chad Ruble's mother can't use keyboards. So he used a Kinect and some open-source code to devise a system that lets her wave her hand to select emoticons and function buttons.

By September 9, 2012

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About to be taken off life support, man wakes

The young man has been in a coma since being critically injured in a five-car crash in October that killed his friend and roommate.

By December 24, 2011

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Flappy Bird is the embodiment of our descent into madness

commentary We'll do anything for a quick fix these days -- so long as it's free, shamelessly manipulative, and comes with a high score counter.

By February 2, 2014

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WSJ: Apple director nearly resigned over Jobs' health disclosure

Jerry York, who died last week, was reportedly "disgusted" by the Apple chief's failure to explain the seriousness of his illness last January.

By March 25, 2010

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The lost prototype iPhone a year later: Can Apple keep a secret?

There's no shortage of blogs claiming to possess photos, video and 3D renderings of the unreleased iPhone 5. The good news for Apple is it doesn't appear to have misplaced any prototypes lately.

By August 31, 2012

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U.S. Navy submarine sonar tech targets strokes

In much the same way submarine sensors can differentiate between whales and other vessels, portable device measures subtle skull pulsations that may indicate irregular blood flow.

By March 30, 2011

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Dynamic touch screens help the speech-impaired

DynaVox and others are moving beyond Windows-based programs to mimic the touch screens and interactivity of smartphones.

By August 11, 2009