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Ick-alert: Old book bound with human skin, Harvard scientists say

From the fascinating/gross files, Harvard researchers determine a book in the university's collection is, indeed, bound with real human flesh.

By June 6, 2014

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Smartphone use may make you wussy, says Harvard study

Harvard study shows that the size of a device, and your body posture using it, influences your behavior and demeanor.

By June 24, 2013

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Landing a Google internship is tougher than getting into Harvard

The new movie "The Internship" promotes working and interning at Google. In reality, it's a pretty sweet deal, with Google interns enjoying a variety of perks and earning more than many Americans. As CNET's Kara Tsuboi tell us, this year a record number of applicants made it even tougher to get the top-rated internship.

By June 6, 2013

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Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley

Starved for a little social contact? The face of a robot or doll will seem more alive to you than to someone with a brimming social life.

By September 8, 2014

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Brain-to-brain verbal communication in humans achieved for the first time

A team of researchers has successfully achieved brain-to-brain human communication using non-invasive technologies across a distance of 5,000 miles.

By September 3, 2014

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'ArtLifting' site uplifts the homeless by selling their art

An online marketplace that celebrates and sells creations by homeless and disabled artists has turned to Kickstarter for help expanding its do-good reach.

By August 28, 2014

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This gas may erase bad memories

Sorry Men in Black. Turns out using a neuralyzer to wipe away memories is overkill. Scientists now believe inhaling the right gas at the right time may do the trick.

By August 27, 2014

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Finalists selected for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize

Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.

By August 27, 2014

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Make gifs out of any YouTube video

GifYouTube is a website that allows you to easily edit YouTube videos to make gifs up to 10 seconds long.

By August 18, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 032: Hacking the human body, 3D-printed birds, robo-bees, and more

On today's show, we discuss how one student is using Oculus Rift and Kinect to 'hack' other people's bodies, 3D-printed birds created to protect real birds, and a Harvard researcher's RoboBee.

By August 7, 2014