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Diagnose your kid's ear infection with your iPhone

Meet the Oto Home, a portable otoscope that attaches to your iPhone's camera to send a video of your kid's ear to a licensed physician for a cheaper diagnosis.

By December 18, 2014

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New Apple-focused malware uses Macs to infect iPhones

A new kind of malicious software strikes at Mac OS X and iPhone users in China, according to a just-released security report.

By November 5, 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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Plastic-wrap-like nanosheets block infection from burn wounds

A new biomaterial clings to all the curves and wrinkles of the human body to help keep bacteria out of difficult-to-treat wounds.

By August 11, 2014

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Criminals pilfer ATMs with malware infected USB drives

Using just a good old fashioned saw and a USB stick full of malicious software, criminals are able to deplete cash machines of their highest value bills.

By December 31, 2013

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Is it ever OK to use the much-derided selfie stick? I argue yes

Selfie sticks are often seen as either handy photographic tools or signs of rampant narcissism in popular culture. But there's plenty of room for both viewpoints, argues Crave's Amanda Kooser.

By January 22, 2015

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Your computer and smartphone, held hostage

Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.

By January 19, 2015

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Today's computers face more attacks than ever

More malicious software has been created in the past 2 years than in the previous 10 years combined.

By January 9, 2015

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Modern security tactics fail to protect against malware, study finds

The kinds of advanced malicious software threatening most companies have proven to be nearly impossible to stop, says a new FireEye report.

By January 8, 2015