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Classic game Pong pings diagnoses of brain disorders

Technically Incorrect: Researchers from the University of Chicago say that the 1970s Atari game can help in understanding how eyes move and therefore whether there might be clues into diagnosing diseases such as Parkinson's.

By January 23, 2015

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App's novel approach to mood disorders: Real-world rewards

A computer consultant with bipolar disorder helps develop a free app that lets others with similar conditions track their mood and behavior -- and earn rewards like gift cards for doing it.

By November 4, 2014

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Is Facebook contributing to eating disorders?

Study shows that young women felt bad about their looks after comparing themselves with other women on social media -- or at least a carefully curated version of other women.

By March 6, 2014

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Birth month may correlate to some diseases (bad news, October)

Columbia University scientists find correlations between certain birth months and the risk of contracting 55 diseases. Because birthdays aren't depressing enough on their own.

By June 8, 2015

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Doctors could grow tiny versions of human brains

Scientists from Stanford University figure out a way to make "human cortical spheroids," little balls of brain cells that could offer insights into the complexities of our actual gray matter.

By June 2, 2015

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Apple's iOS is an illness, says new HTC ad

Technically Incorrect: In an ad that mocks rival phones and disorders in equal measure, HTC offers its latest attempt to outdo its last attempt at strange advertising. Yes, iOS is Irritable Operating System, apparently.

By April 26, 2015

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Microsoft launches program to hire people with autism

Software giant announces a pilot program to hire people with autism for full-time positions at its headquarters.

By April 6, 2015

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'Cry analyzer' helps identify neurological or developmental disorders in infants

The computer-based tool out of Brown University performs finely tuned acoustic analyses across 80 parameters that reveal details about a baby's health.

By July 11, 2013

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Scientists propose 'cortical modem' implant to give you Terminator vision

US military research agency DARPA forsees a tiny implant that could restore sight loss or give you a heads-up display without a helmet or glasses.

By February 17, 2015

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The pope: Stop swearing, get off your gadgets and talk to each other

Technically Incorrect: In a vigorous defense of the family to honor World Communications Day, Pope Francis offers the hope that humanity won't be dominated by technology.

By January 23, 2015