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Smart thermometer sends real-time fever updates to parents

The Fever Smart patch thermometer acts like a mini nurse, tracking a child's temperature and sending the data to the parent's smartphone.

By September 24, 2014

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Lab mice scared of men

New research has revealed that lab mice react differently to men and women, and this can influence test results.

By April 29, 2014

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New airport scanners alarmed by sweaty armpits

Australia's Sydney Airport debuts allegedly the most sophisticated scanners in the world. However, they appear to be unreasonably sensitive to sweaty armpits.

By August 2, 2011

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Go on, you know you wanna smell this robot armpit

Kevin Grennan loves stinky machines. The London designer's armpit robot explores how smell can change the human-robot dynamic.

By June 29, 2011

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The greatest air-conditioner ad ever made

Can you remember any ads for air conditioners? Well, look at this masterpiece from Argentina and you'll never forget BGH air conditioners. Ever.

By November 24, 2012

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Love me by text message, not on Facebook

Research suggests that public declarations of love on Facebook or Twitter are largely not welcomed by objects of affection -- 78 percent would prefer a text.

By September 20, 2012

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iPhone-carrying bra is no bust

There's no longer a need to ever separate from your phone, even when getting jiggy on the dance floor. The kids still say "jiggy," right?

By April 29, 2012

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Nokia's Lumia means, um, 'prostitute' in Spanish

It's not the most colloquial Spanish term, but dictionaries suggest that Nokia's new phone name has money-for-pleasure connotations.

By October 26, 2011

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Singing robot mouth wants to karaoke with you

Back to scare visitors to a trade show in Tokyo, Hideyuki Sawada's singing mouth just won't shut up. No need to fear, Lady Gaga.

By July 14, 2011

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Crave 49: Dolls for dentists (podcast)

Robots get extra creepy this week as Japanese sexbots take day jobs as dental student test subjects and androids find a way to smell as bad as their human counterparts.

By July 5, 2011