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physiology

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Soundhawk hearing amplifier is a 'wearable with a purpose'

An in-ear gadget that doubles as a Bluetooth headset can be customized to your distinct hearing profile to amplify sound and drown out background noise.

By June 24, 2014

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Why astronauts get blurry vision in space

Space is not kind to the human body. This video reveals exactly what happens to the eyes in zero-g.

By June 17, 2014

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Shocker: The most-deaf musicians aren't rockers

But who is? You might be surprised.

By April 12, 2014

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Intel buys fitness band maker Basis Science

Intel adds Basis Science, the maker of a high-end fitness tracker, to its stable of wearable devices acquisitions.

By March 25, 2014

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New chip lets scientists listen in on bacteria

Researchers at Columbia University say their chip lets them electrochemically image biofilms to "listen to the bacteria as they talk to each other."

By February 10, 2014

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Why snap judgments at warp speed are ruining the Internet for me

A plea for more considered thought online, in way more than 140 characters.

By October 24, 2013

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Petman robot rocks gas mask, chemical suit

You wouldn't want to meet this camouflaged humanoid in a dark alley. For the time being, it's tethered to a treadmill.

By April 8, 2013

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Exercise? Scratch that, watch a horror film

A new study by the University of Westminster has found that watching horror films is as effective as exercise for burning off the kilojoules.

By October 30, 2012

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Want a Nobel? Forgo glasses, shave, wait till you're 60

Is there a winning set of personal characteristics that can give you an edge in the race to nab a Nobel Prize?

By October 10, 2012

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Niels Bohr celebrated with Google doodle

The Danish physicist and Nobel Prize winner has been honoured with a Google doodle.

By October 7, 2012