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Only you think you're funnier when you're drunk, research says

A small-scale and unscientifcally sound experiment suggests that the drunker you get, the funnier you feel. This feeling is not shared by others.

By Mar. 24, 2014

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New ultrasound tech could improve cancer detection

When it comes to detecting cancer, ultrasound is simply too low-res to compare with CT scans and MRIs. Up the resolution, though, and the less expensive, radiation-free alternative could become an ideal alternative.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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Health apps on the rise, but medical use is still limited

Health apps and gadgets are becoming more popular, but a lack of quality keeps them from being useful in medicine.

By Nov. 19, 2013

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How to save passwords for all Web sites in Safari

By default, Safari will prevent saving passwords for some sites, but this can be undone if desired.

By Jan. 10, 2014

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Colbert fights Google's robots with Ewoks

Someone has to put up a show against Google's latest robotic intentions. Thankfully, Stephen Colbert is stepping up.

By Dec. 17, 2013

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Researcher: Apps meant to spot skin cancer are inaccurate

An assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine finds that three out of the four apps she tested incorrectly described cancers as harmless at least 30 percent of the time.

By Jan. 18, 2013

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Bots now running the Internet with 61 percent of Web traffic

Both good bots and bad bots can be found lurking online -- looking to either drive traffic or wreak havoc.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Belkin WeMo smart home networks in danger of hacks

Researchers warn that more than 500,000 home automation devices have vulnerabilities that would allow attackers to remotely take control of thermostats, lighting, sprinkler systems, and more.

By Feb. 18, 2014

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Intelligent 'iKnife' diagnoses cancer midsurgery

Instead of sending tissue to a lab and waiting 30 minutes before resuming surgery, surgeons hope the iKnife will let them know instantly whether something is malignant.

By Jul. 18, 2013

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Biz Stone, accidental Jelly CEO

The former Twitter exec said his latest venture was never meant to be a company.

By Jan. 21, 2014