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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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'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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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

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Flexible implant shows promise for paralysed humans

A flexible implant follows prior breakthroughs with paralysed rats, designed for humans with spinal cord injury.

By January 11, 2015

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The latest CES unveiling: 2015 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards finalists

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has revealed the finalists for its 2015 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards, recognizing excellence in Bluetooth products and applications.

By January 5, 2015

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Mystery of missing Texas brains appears solved (no zombies involved)

A gaggle of brains have gone missing from a psychology lab in Austin, Texas, over the years. But the University of Texas offers up an explanation: the brains were properly disposed of.

By December 3, 2014

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Is there a gene that keeps you single?

Scientists in China say they've identified a gene that may play a role in some people being uncomfortable in relationships.

By November 21, 2014

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Ghost in the machine: Robot simulates a ghostly presence

Researchers have designed a robot that makes humans feel the illusory presence of a non-existent "ghost".

By November 6, 2014