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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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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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Twitter to delete images of deceased family members on request

Policy revamp comes a week after Robin Williams' daughter abandoned Twitter after gruesome images of her late father were sent to her on the social network.

By August 19, 2014

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Zappos, MapMyFitness will tell you when you need new running shoes

The fitness tracking app's community of runners can now track the wear of their most important gear -- their shoes -- and buy new ones directly from the online retailer within the app.

By August 14, 2014

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Robot learns to walk while damaged

Researchers look to animals for inspiration in developing a groundbreaking algorithm to help broken robots adapt quickly and keep moving.

By August 5, 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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What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space. What would happen to a human fired out of an airlock?

By July 27, 2014

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Smart seat belt could alert dozy drivers

An EU-funded consortium is working to create sensors that would integrate with seat belts and seat covers to alert drivers when they get sleepy.

By July 24, 2014

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'Star Wars' update: New actors cast, plus Harrison Ford hiatus

As Harrison Ford recovers from a leg injury, more actors are headed to a galaxy far, far away. Crystal Clarke and Pip Andersen are tapped as the latest "Star Wars: Episode VII" cast members.

By July 7, 2014