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iPhone: made of glass, aluminium, arthritis and tears

Mike Daisey turned a trip to the factories of Shenzhen into a one-man show exploring our lust for the latest consumer technology. We spoke with Daisey about his experiences and his show, "The agony and the ecstasy of Steve Jobs".

By October 4, 2011

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MIT body suit helps you feel old

AGNES, the Age Gain Now Empathy System, is designed to help people experience what it's like to be a 75-year-old with arthritis and diabetes.

By January 3, 2012

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An exciting new ailment: Text neck

Chiropractors believe that all the hunching people do over their cell phones in order to send texts has created a new affliction that might well lead to arthritis.

By October 8, 2011

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Biochemist wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

Breakthroughs leading to sophisticated cancer, tuberculosis, and arthritis drugs, as well as cell imaging nanotechnology, get recognition.

By June 1, 2010

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Photos: Hands-on with the iRiver B20

Even Grandma, arthritis and senility notwithstanding, will have no trouble using it.

By October 28, 2007

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Ig Nobel winners: Knuckle cracking to panda poo

Honored research includes findings that cracking your knuckles won't give you arthritis, panda feces are good for composting, and named cows produce more milk.

By October 2, 2009

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Hate the office kettle? Get your own in a mug

The Kug is a kettle-mug that boils its own water. With its own heating element in the mug's base, it's designed to save you seconds in the morning, as well as help arthritis sufferers.

By May 14, 2010

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Aira auto-injector warms drugs to body temperature

A heated syringe system from Cambridge Consultants warms drugs to body temperature so they flow more easily, potentially reducing injection times by up to 30 percent.

By October 16, 2013

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Smelling farts could be the best thing you do today

Exposure to hydrogen sulfide, commonly found in rotten eggs and human flatulence, could have amazing health benefits in small doses, researchers at the University of Exeter say.

By July 11, 2014

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How to give an albino alligator a CT scan

Getting an alligator to sit still for a CT scan is a challenge, especially when you know he can't be sedated.

By February 14, 2014