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Jimmy Fallon raises awareness about horrifying injury called ring avulsion

The Tonight Show host talks about his bout with ring avulsion, a finger injury that looks and sounds like something from a horror movie. We Googled it so you don't have to and trust us, you don't want to either.

By July 16, 2015


NBA star blames iPhone 6 for elbow injury

Technically Incorrect: Matt Bonner, a free agent who played last season with the San Antonio Spurs, believes that the iPhone 6's bigger size has hurt him and affected his shooting percentage.

By July 6, 2015


FITGuard alerts athletes of potential head injuries

This mouthguard lights up if you get hit and helps you decide when to get medical treatment.

By January 6, 2015


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


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


Wolves among us: Five real-life werewolves from history

These days werewolves can be fun, exciting and even a little sexy, but in early modern period Europe, they were deemed a very real and dangerous threat.

By October 29, 2015


Boobs-on: Interactive sports bra pulls you into alignment

Good posture isn't a choice when you squeeze yourself into Alignmed's new high-tech bra. It's an imperative. CNET's Amanda Kooser knows firsthand.

By October 28, 2015


Science is serious about developing an 'exercise pill'

It's not just for couch potatoes...a pill to at least supplement your workout may arrive one day, and some researchers think they've got a way to make that happen.

By October 7, 2015


Paralysed man walks on his own legs, no exoskeleton involved

A man who was paralysed five years ago walked again using a non-invasive brain interface that transfers signals to his own muscles.

By September 24, 2015


Brain-connected prosthetic hand restores a paralysed man's sense of touch

A mind-controlled prosthetic hand created by DARPA has now allowed a paralysed patient to feel physical sensations.

By September 14, 2015