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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


How do elephants keep cancer at bay?

The majestic elephant is unusually resistant to cancer, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists for decades. The answer may lie in its genes.

By October 8, 2015


Those were just 'Big Bang Theory' lines, says doc facing suspension

Technically Incorrect: A doctor in the UK uses the television comedy as his defense for remarks to female co-workers.

By October 5, 2015


'Smart tags' can sense when food or medicine go bad

Researchers have devised tiny color-coded tags that can be placed on food and beverage containers to determine whether the products inside are spoiled or fresh.

By March 18, 2014


Sharp debuts mosquito-catching air purifier

The Japanese appliance maker hopes to help tackle two major problems Southeast Asians are struggling against -- polluted air and mosquitoes.

By October 1, 2015


A cure for blindness? Stem cells may hold the key

A 60-year-old is the first person in a test to see whether the foundational cells can help reverse a vision problem called macular degeneration. Early results should arrive in December.

By September 29, 2015


Venture capital firm plans $10M virtual-reality funding blitz

Rothenberg Ventures will provide funding to startups developing virtual reality and other next-generation technologies.

By September 17, 2015


Exoskeleton gives paralysed man use of his legs

A man who has been completely paralysed for four years has been able to take thousands of steps using his own muscles, thanks to a robotic exoskeleton.

By September 3, 2015


Amazon says its Dash button clicks with customers

The e-retailer is expanding its lineup of the new buttons, used to order home essentials, and making them broadly available for its Prime members.

By September 2, 2015


Shell-less ancestor of turtles revealed through holes in its head

A 260 million-year-old fossil has been determined to be the oldest ancestor of turtles found to date, revealing something about the reptile's mysterious past.

By September 2, 2015