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Stroop test app screens for cognitive dysfunction

A dysfunction found in some patients with cirrhosis is normally difficult to diagnose due to extremely subtle symptoms. But a free smartphone app could change that.

By September 19, 2013

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'Top Chef Ape Edition'? Chimps may have mental capacity to cook

Chimpanzees may not only be able to learn how to cook, but prefer a cooked meal over a raw one, a new study says. They'd look funny in those poofy chef hats, however.

By June 3, 2015

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Speak, toy! Welcome to the age of chatting with your teddy bear

Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?

By May 23, 2015

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Using intentions to control a robotic prosthetic

A neural implant on the area of the brain that controls the patient's intention to move could be the key to better robotic prosthetics.

By May 21, 2015

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Goldfish have a better attention span than you, smartphone user

A study from Microsoft claims mobile devices have shortened the average human attention span to just eight...SQUIRREL!

By May 18, 2015

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Using electricity to give your brain a boost? Not so fast...

Do-it-yourselfers using electrical currents to stimulate their brains may be doing more harm than good.

By May 6, 2015

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Qualcomm's Jacobs: Samsung snub 'a good wake-up call'

Samsung opted against using Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips in its new flagship phone, but Qualcomm's executive chairman sees a silver lining.

By April 29, 2015

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Apple partners with IBM on new health data analysis

The cloud-based health platform will help analyze patient data collected from Apple devices. Plus: Apple has now released its ResearchKit to medical researchers.

By April 13, 2015

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IBM's Chef Watson recipe book lets you cook like a computer

IBM's Watson isn't just serious about crunching numbers, it's also serious about crunching food.

By April 10, 2015

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IBM to invest $3B in building Internet of Things business

IBM formalizes its focus on the Internet of Things as it faces competition from traditional tech rivals as well as companies such as General Electric.

By March 30, 2015