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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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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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Roses are red, condoms are blue... if you have syphilis

The S.T.EYE condom can not only help couples practice safe sex but it can also change colors to show the presence of an STD. And it came from the minds of three inventive teenagers.

By June 24, 2015

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Facebook, Kaspersky tag team in social network malware crackdown

The companies are working together to keep users safe from phishing campaigns, data theft and malware infection.

By June 26, 2015

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Scientists seek surfer butts to study super-bacteria

A new project out of the UK called (wait for it) "Beach Bums" is looking to collect rectal swabs from surfers to research antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Cowabunga!

By June 11, 2015

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Ebola patient's strange symptom: His eye color changes

The Ebola virus can turn a person's blue eyes green, according to a study about an American physician who contracted the virus in Sierra Leone and then watched his eye color change.

By May 8, 2015