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MIT 'Anklebot' gauges joint stiffness to improve rehab

The bot is an experimental rehabilitation tool that uses electrodes to calculate the ankle's stiffness in various directions.

By October 25, 2013

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You're not playing Angry Birds anymore, but robots are

A new study from Georgia Tech shows that kids like to teach things to robots more than they do to adults. And that's OK.

By July 10, 2014

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Like living on the edge? Try Microsoft's new test version of IE

Microsoft wants to show developers what's in store with Internet Explorer so they can build better Web sites. The move is just what Google and Mozilla already do.

By June 16, 2014

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Welcome to digital detox camp, no phones allowed

Camp Grounded lets grown-ups relive their summer camp days, but only after surrendering all their digital devices.

By June 12, 2014

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Neil Patrick Harris chooses YOU to star in his memoir

Neil Patrick Harris has announced his autobiography and it's pretty brilliant. He's writing a "choose your own" style book to take readers through his life story.

By May 21, 2014

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Healing, 'Terminator'-style: Liquid metal could fix severed nerves

Biomedical researchers in China are taking a page from Hollywood, kind of, by using liquid metal to bridge the gap between the two ends of a cut nerve.

By April 28, 2014

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Tech doing good? SF tackles homelessness with smartphones

At a time when San Francisco is under fire for being too "techie," some local nonprofits have teamed up with a leading enterprise-technology company to try to show the tech industry's philanthropic side.

By February 28, 2014

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Lights! Neurons! Action! Binge-drinking lab rats go cold turkey

A new study using light to target and stimulate specific neurons in lab rats trained to drink much the way human binge-drinkers do finds the rodents "flat out stopped drinking."

By January 6, 2014

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Sundance films take on Net addiction, life of Aaron Swartz

Several documentaries competing in the upcoming Sundance Film Festival pan in on tech's darker sides.

By December 5, 2013

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VH1 unrolls video app with its TLC biopic outside pay gate

Viacom's video-on-demand app revamp marches on to VH1, and to start, it will put its original movie about TLC outside the blocker that requires a pay-TV subscription to watch.

By October 16, 2013