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defibrillators

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FDA approves single-lead implantable cardiac defibrillator

The device comes with a cellular-based home monitoring system that allows physicians to detect a range of heart-related events, including silent arrhythmias.

By February 25, 2013

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Citizen scientists map 1,400 defibrillators in Philly contest

More than 300 people in an eight-week crowdsourcing contest search for automated external defibrillators in over 525 buildings across Philadelphia.

By November 5, 2012

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Justin Bieber to play Robin in 'Batman vs. Superman'?

Just one Instagram posting by Justin Bieber, of his name on a script, and millions of nerds need defibrillators. But Bieber as Robin? A fascinating idea.

By September 14, 2013

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Philly challenge to map thousands of AEDs could go national

The MyHeartMap challenge encourages laypeople to hunt down life-saving automated external defibrillators and use their smartphones to transmit photos and locations to researchers building a database.

By February 29, 2012

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Security researchers to unveil pacemaker, medical implant hacks

Respected team is set to unveil a number of remote attacks on medical devices such as pacemakers and implantable cardiac defibrillators. Shocking stuff, says CNET Blog Network contributor Chris Soghoian.

By March 3, 2008

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Drug overdose caused death of hacker

ATM hacker Barnaby Jack's death was an accidental drug overdose, said San Francisco's medical examiner's office.

By January 3, 2014

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Google spreads its wings, moving into drone deliveries

Amazon isn't the only tech giant experimenting with drones. Google has unveiled Project Wing, which is focusing its efforts on disaster relief, at least for now.

By August 28, 2014

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Surplus computing power on your Android? Donate it to science

Users of Android 2.3 or higher can become citizen scientists by downloading software and choosing the projects they want to power, such as fighting AIDS and finding new stars.

By July 22, 2013

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Could your heart power its own pacemaker?

From battery life to pure life, new research shows we're getting closer to a future where important implanted and wearable health devices could run on power collected from our own organs.

By January 23, 2014

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Nanoribbons let beating hearts power their own pacemakers

Researchers show that materials called piezoelectrics, packaged onto flexible strips attached to animal hearts, can supply power for medical devices where batteries pose problems.

By January 20, 2014