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Clandestinely control your smartphone by stroking your hair

A hair extension interwoven with sensors would allow users to secretly open and control smartphone apps.

By April 12, 2015


Robotic glove puts rehabilitation into the hands of stroke patients

Researchers have developed a prototype robotic glove aimed at rehabilitating stroke patients through facilitating movement and exercise.

By March 5, 2015


Samsung prototypes brainwave-reading wearable stroke detector

A group of Samsung engineers has come up with a system that monitors your brain, to warn you of an impending stroke.

By January 22, 2015


Like stroking beards? Find furry faces with the Bristlr app

Having Movember withdrawals? Fancy facial hair? Bristlr app wants to connect bearded men to those attracted to them.

By December 19, 2014


Robotics help young runner get back on his feet after stroke

As part of his long journey back from a massive hemorrhagic stroke, an athlete leans on exoskeleton robotics to regain his mobility and strength.

By December 4, 2014


What I learned from watching Star Wars in the wrong order

Is the Millennium Falcon alive? That's just one of the questions answered when I watched the original Star Wars films in the popular Machete Order.

By November 21, 2015


Fallout 4 surpasses Skyrim record for concurrent Steam users

But Bethesda's open-world epic doesn't quite manage to surpass GTA V's all-time high.

By November 9, 2015


Game on (and on and on): How I survived a 24-hour gaming marathon

Could you play video and board games for 24 hours straight? CNET's Danny Gallagher did just that and kept a bleary-eyed diary as evidence for his next of kin.

By November 10, 2015


Selfie diagnosis: Woman captures stroke on phone as it happens

Stacey Yepes was driving home from work when she felt a sensation she knew wasn't right -- so she hit record on her smartphone.

By June 19, 2014


Robotic bee goes for a fly and a swim

Harvard's bee-inspired RoboBee is now the first insect-sized robot that can both fly and swim.

By October 21, 2015