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How do you type 'goal' in Spanish? Can you say 'repetitive stress injury'?

Facebook's data team reports that World Cup watching users are having quite the O-gasms when they post news of goals.

By July 2, 2014

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Bruising pants help Paralympians locate injuries

A specially designed pair of pants uses pressure-sensitive film and dye packs to help athletes who can't feel pain find where they have been injured.

By June 19, 2014

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Injury count rises for Russian meteorite

The latest reports say about 1,000 people were injured, mostly by glass shards sent flying by the meteor's window-shattering sonic blasts.

By February 15, 2013

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Impact-sensing sports cap measures head injury

Reebok and startup MC10 team to make a smart skullcap that can be worn under helmets to measure impact to the head on athletes of any age or skill set.

By October 25, 2012

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Musical glove could improve mobility after spinal cord injury

The wireless device is helping tetraplegic study participants learn songs on a keyboard while improving sensation in their hands.

By July 17, 2012

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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 054: The human hamster wheel, Tokyo Game Show 2014, bruise suits, and more

We can't decide if we love or hate this hybrid standing-slash-treadmill desk. Sure, it's in the shape of a gigantic hamster wheel, and you'll be the laughingstock of your office... but doesn't it also seem kind of fun?

By September 18, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 054: The human hamster wheel, Tokyo Game Show 2014, bruise suits, and more

On today's show, we get a good laugh out of the human hamster wheel that's also a standing desk, squeal like tweens over Tokyo Game Show trailers, and marvel at the brilliance of a "bruise suit" created to help Paralympians identify potential injuries.

By September 18, 2014

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Device allows completely paralysed rats to walk again

By electrically stimulating the severed part of the spinal cord, scientists are able to precisely control in real-time the limbs of a paralysed rat -- and human trials are on the way.

By September 28, 2014

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Earth-buzzing asteroid may have dropped meteorite on Nicaragua

Daredevil asteroid 2014 RC slid by close to Earth Sunday, but it may have left a parting gift in the form of a meteorite crater in Nicaragua.

By September 8, 2014