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sunscreen

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Hack a hat to remind you to reapply sunscreen

Absent-minded sun worshipers can retrofit a regular hat with a UV index sensor to remind them to re-slather on sunscreen.

By July 24, 2014

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Ah, Vanity: Wrinkle videos trump cancer vids in getting teens to bust out the sunscreen

It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.

By February 13, 2014

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GM engineers develop sunscreen for the Corvette

Corvette's exposed-weave carbon fiber is protected from the sun's harmful rays with a special clear coat.

By October 28, 2010

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Social media's future looks bright, apply sunscreen

Venture capitalists and entrepreneurs try to predict the future of the social-media business. It looks a lot like what we have now.

By May 1, 2008

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It's sunscreen for produce

Fruits and vegetables get stressed by too much sun, too--but spraying a calcium carbonate powder on them can help.

By December 10, 2007

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Crave Ep. 167: Give yourself a helping hand with MIT's robot glove

When you wish you had an extra pair of hands, two extra robot fingers could be enough. Also, the "holy grail of comic books" is up for grabs!

By July 25, 2014

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New nano-dots could mean cheap, paint-on solar cells

They're too tiny to see, but a new form of light-sensitive nanoparticles could flood the world with solar power.

By June 10, 2014

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Scientists say they know you better than you do

Researchers at UCLA suggest that by scanning people's brains, they can predict better than the people themselves what they will do in the future.

By June 23, 2010

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My life with the BodyMedia Fit activity tracker

If you really want to know how many calories that exercise burned, the BodyMedia Fit easily beats other popular trackers. But being an armband, rather than wristband, isn't particularly comfortable.

By June 18, 2013

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Crave giveaway: Travel gear aplenty from accessory maker Kanex

Don't forget to pack this week's freebies, which include a pocket-size wireless access point and a set of international travel plugs that work in the U.S., U.K., European Union, and Australia.

By June 14, 2013