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Experimental Alzheimer's drug also seems to slow ageing

A drug tested on mice as a potential preventative against Alzheimer's disease had a range of unexpected anti-ageing effects.

By November 17, 2015


How a startup's tiny dots could lead to better smartphone photos

With tech called quantum dots, InVisage promises to surpass the limits of today's image sensors and vastly improve digital photos and videos. The first devices with its technology should arrive in early 2016.

By November 10, 2015


Doctors could grow tiny versions of human brains

Scientists from Stanford University figure out a way to make "human cortical spheroids," little balls of brain cells that could offer insights into the complexities of our actual gray matter.

By June 2, 2015


Google I/O 2015 recap: Android M, Android Pay, free photo storage and new VR plans

Want to know what your next phone's operating system will look like, how Google wants to manage all your photos or how you'll pay with your Android phone? Look here.

By May 28, 2015


Over 1,000 iMac aquariums sold: Fish screensavers are still in style

You can buy your own iMac aquarium (or lamp or eMac clock) online from Jake Harms, who turned a DIY hobby into a business.

By May 26, 2015


With leather-clad G4, LG fashions a rival to Apple and Samsung

From embracing a leather exterior to adding a flashy new camera, LG hopes to win customers away from its better-known competitors. An inside look at its factory in South Korea shows it's ramping up for a big launch.

By April 28, 2015


Silent Circle reveals secure Blackphone 2 phone, Blackphone+ tablet

The privacy protection company will upgrade its snoop-resistant handset later this year and introduce a tablet, too. Also new: a push for business customers spooked by Sony hacks.

By March 2, 2015


Human DNA gives mice bigger brains

Injecting mouse embryos with a human DNA sequence leads to a marked increase in brain size -- and may provide insights into Alzheimer's.

By February 22, 2015


Scientists propose 'cortical modem' implant to give you Terminator vision

US military research agency DARPA forsees a tiny implant that could restore sight loss or give you a heads-up display without a helmet or glasses.

By February 17, 2015


Google Glass just couldn't handle the stress

The search giant's wearable headset was plagued by numerous problems, including an excess of attention for a product that wasn't ready for a mass-market audience, according to The New York Times.

By February 4, 2015