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E-joints: The toke of the future?

With the rise in prominence of "e-cigs," electronic cannabis may not be too far behind. A Dutch company claims it's created the first legal e-joint.

By June 26, 2014

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The costly addictions of Iron Man, Sherlock, and more

An interactive graphic from substance abuse recovery site Withdrawal.net shows the costs of being a famous fictional figure with a habit.

By June 17, 2014

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Craving junk food or a smoke? Try Tetris instead

In a recent study, just 3 minutes of the highly visual game dramatically reduced participants' cravings for food, alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine.

By March 17, 2014

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An e-cigarette packed with Bluetooth? Talk to the hand

A new multi-functioning device purportedly lets users get their nicotine fix, make phone calls, and stream MP3s.

By February 19, 2014

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New breathalyser detects marijuana, meth and cocaine

Researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden have developed a new kind of breathalyser that detects a lot more than just alcohol on your breath.

By May 5, 2013

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Wireless blood-test implant sends data to smartphones

Scientists at École Polytechnique have developed a tiny, wireless implant that can monitor a patient's blood, sending results to the doctor via Bluetooth to a smartphone app.

By March 19, 2013

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Trojan Horse dons thousands of keyboard keys

Are you considering throwing away that old keyboard? Pop the keys off and make some art instead.

By October 3, 2012

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Internet addiction fueled by gene mutation, scientists say

A variation in one gene, CHRNA4, is more prevalent among those who are addicted to being online than those who are not -- and is in fact significantly more common in women, say researchers.

By August 29, 2012

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Always On Future Tech: Smoking goes high-tech (and smokeless!)

In this segment from the upcoming "Always On" show, Molly Wood visits a high-tech electronic cigarette manufacturer to learn that the future of smoking is actually "vaping."

By June 15, 2012

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Electronic cigarette blows up in man's mouth

A Florida man is taken to hospital after an electronic cigarette explodes while he is smoking it. He loses his front teeth and has burns. Fire officials say the battery seems to have been the culprit.

By February 16, 2012