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FDA gives thumbs-up to latest fingertip EKG

The EPI Mini out of Singapore collects electrocardiogram readings for up to five people through their fingertips and sends the data via Bluetooth to a designated phone.

By July 9, 2013

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Neil Armstrong's moon walk EKG reading up for auction

Astronaut Neil Armstrong's EKG reading from the moment he first stepped on the moon is going up for auction along with some other interesting space memorabilia, including Buzz Aldrin's space onesie.

By May 6, 2013

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3D-printed dress lets you wear your heart(beat) on your sleeve

The Synapse dress integrates Intel's Edison chip and a range of sensors to show on the outside what the wearer is feeling within.

By September 29, 2014

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Buy a spare Mars Viking lander project rocket engine

Get a head start on building your very own 1970s-style Mars orbiter by snapping up an engine built for NASA's Viking project.

By September 16, 2014

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Apple co-founder Woz calls wearables 'a hard sell,' wants bigger screen

Steve "Woz" Wozniak thinks Apple is poised to take wearables to the next level. But unlike smartphones and tablets, wearables may prove a tougher sell to consumers -- including him.

By August 27, 2014

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Are heart rate monitors on fitness trackers accurate?

Several fitness trackers, as well as the Samsung Galaxy S5, now boast the ability to measure your heart rate. How do their readings stack up to an EKG? CNET's Sharon Profis, with help from Kaiser Permanente cardiologist Dr. Jon Zaroff, puts the Garmin VivoFit, Withings Pulse O2, Basis Carbon Steel, Samsung Gear Fit, and Samsung Galaxy S5 to the test.

By May 22, 2014

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Do wristband heart trackers actually work? A checkup.

More wrist-based heart rate monitors are hitting the market, letting you gauge your fitness with a quick read of your pulse. But as Sharon Profis discovered after a visit to the doctor, these optical monitors may need more R&D.

By May 22, 2014

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Apple patents screen you don't even need to touch

Apple has won patents on a heart rate monitor and a screen that you can control without touching it.

By December 24, 2013

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Stress-buster: Microsoft bra battles emotional overeating

A prototype bra from Microsoft researchers uses sensors to follow the wearer's mood with a goal of helping prevent stress-related eating.

By December 2, 2013

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Device can identify abnormal heart rhythm linked to stillbirth

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin say they've been able to both diagnose as well as treat long QT syndrome in the womb.

By November 12, 2013