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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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Meet the parasite that can burrow its way into the human eye

A 19-year-old college student in England contracted a microscopic parasite called Acanthamoeba that started eating her left eye. The other scary part: how she got it.

By May 27, 2015

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Volvo plows into bystanders, company says tech could have stopped it

Technically Incorrect: A Volvo accelerates toward people apparently watching a demonstration. The company says that its owner didn't have the pedestrian detection feature installed.

By May 27, 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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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

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This nail polish may detect date-rape drugs

Undercover Colors nail polish changes color when in contact with Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB so you know when to drink or dump a beverage.

By August 25, 2014

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'True Detective' gets a Hardy Boys makeover

Detectives Rust and Marty have fun finding clues and getting into trouble in these retro book covers inspired by The Hardy Boys. Artist Todd Spence reveals why his homage works so well.

By March 28, 2014