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Flexible sensor lets humans detect magnetic fields

A newly developed thin, flexible magnetic sensor could heighten human perception, and it's pliable enough to be crumpled and scrunched while retaining functionality.

By February 3, 2015

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Carrying too many credit cards? There's a card for that

Technically Incorrect: The Stratos Card is a new so-called connected card that claims to be a fine solution to wallet overcrowding. But who will pay $95 for it?

By March 2, 2015

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Lenovo's Superfish security snafu blows up in its face

The preloaded Superfish adware does more than hijack website ads in a browser. It also exposes Lenovo owners to a simple but dangerous hack that could spell disaster.

By February 20, 2015

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Startup promises super-accurate fingerprint sensor

Vkansee has a working model of an optical fingerprint sensor that it claims is more accurate and secure than the competition.

By March 4, 2015

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Affordable 'CSI': Detect Ebola, cancer genes at home

A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.

By November 10, 2014

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Simple paper 'litmus' test detects disease, infection

Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a simple, printed paper test that could be used for pathogen detection, including cases of ebola.

By October 28, 2014

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Say hi to the new HTC: One M9 phone, fitness band, VR headset

The trio of products signals an ambition to be more than just a smartphone maker. But is it enough to break HTC out of its corner?

By March 1, 2015

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Diaper Detective smart pad senses dehydration, infection

Students at the University of California at Riverside have invented a cheap, easy and effective way to analyze urine in both infants and adults.

By September 10, 2014

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Crave Ep. 172: Google Glass app detects age, gender, mood

Why speak to people to find out how they're doing when you can just use ​facial-recognition software? And if that doesn't work out, try watching goldfish play Street Fighter.

By August 28, 2014

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Google Glass app detects age, gender, mood, Ep. 172

This week on Crave, we teach digital toddlers how to read, watch two goldfish fight to the virtual death, try out some Google Glass facial-recognition, mood-detecting, age-guessing technology, and take comfort in knowing that our fake noPhone is safely in our hands, filling the void.

By August 28, 2014