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Robot 'suicide' after becoming tired of housework?

An Austrian cleaning robot allegedly immolates itself on a kitchen hotplate. Because, you know, housework.

By November 13, 2013

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Suicide chatter on Twitter hints at state suicide rates -- study

Sifting through millions of tweets, researchers at Brigham Young say they found that each state's ratio of tweets discussing suicide strongly correlates with its actual suicide rate.

By October 11, 2013

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Facebook to run PSA on suicide prevention

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness month, the social network will promote an infographic to remind members that help is just a click away.

By September 17, 2013

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NATO car device vows to stop suicide bombers

Researchers in Norway design an electromagnetic device that can stop vehicles by making their engines cut out.

By September 16, 2013

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Could a blood test predict suicide risk?

People at risk for suicide don't always show signs of their vulnerability. But a test that can scan biomarkers to predict actual suicidal impulses? While promising, it may go only so far.

By August 21, 2013

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Samaritans Radar depression app raises Twitter privacy concerns

A newly launched app by a UK suicide prevention charity is raising massive privacy concerns by monitoring Twitter accounts without user consent.

By November 3, 2014

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App's novel approach to mood disorders: Real-world rewards

A computer consultant with bipolar disorder helps develop a free app that lets others with similar conditions track their mood and behavior -- and earn rewards like gift cards for doing it.

By November 4, 2014

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DC Comics unleashing Flash, Wonder Woman, ton of other films

A bevy of DC superheros will get their own films as Warner Bros. lays out plans to release movies starring The Flash, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Shazam and Cyborg.

By October 15, 2014

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​Paris Motor Show 2014: Top 5 concept cars

At every international auto show it's the concept cars that add spice to the practical, economical and otherwise dull machines that fill the show floor. Join us for a look at our favorites.

By October 3, 2014

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Chemists turn anthrax bacteria into cancer-fighting zombies

An MIT research team takes one of our biggest biological enemies and recruits it as an expert drug delivery bug in the fight against cancer.

By September 25, 2014