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How to find out if your Lenovo is infected with the Superfish adware and remove it

There's no need to panic. It's a relatively simple process to remove Lenovo's "Superfish" adware. Here's what you need to know.

By February 19, 2015

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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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Meet the parasite that can burrow its way into the human eye

A 19-year-old college student in England contracted a microscopic parasite called Acanthamoeba that started eating her left eye. The other scary part: how she got it.

By May 27, 2015

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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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Robo-turtle gets a new 3D-printed face

An injured sea turtle had its deeply damaged jaws repaired with 3D-printed prosthetics.

By May 19, 2015

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'Fear the Walking Dead' in ominous first trailer for zombie spin-off

The spin-off to hit show "The Walking Dead" goes back to the beginning of the infection that turned everybody into undead cannibals.

By March 30, 2015

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Mobile security mostly a nonissue at the moment, Verizon says

There's not much of a need to fret about mobile security given that cybercriminals still have plenty of easy marks to hit, according to Verizon's enterprise security group.

By April 14, 2015