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Google extends helping hand to Philippines typhoon survivors

Creating a Person Finder and Relief Map, the Web giant looks to help people find loved ones, along with food and shelter, in the aftermath of the devastating natural disaster.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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Holograms of Holocaust survivors let crucial stories live on

History preserved: As the aging Holocaust survivor population dwindles, USC scientists scurry to create life-size 3D holograms that can answer viewer questions through Siri-like voice-recognition technology.

By Feb. 11, 2013

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Stroke survivors regain vision with new light therapy

In honor Stroke Awareness Month, light-based therapy developers NovaVision announce successful treatment of stroke victims using its Vision Restoration Therapy.

By May. 18, 2011

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Roach-like robot could one day be used to find quake survivors

The latest creation from UC Berkeley's robotics researchers scampers along at 1.3 meters per second and climbs 17-degree inclines. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das gets a look at the mini machine that draws inspiration from a roach.

By Oct. 19, 2011

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Breast cancer activists win battle with Facebook over mastectomy photos

A Change.org petition pushes the social network to be more conscientious in how it handles images depicting breast cancer survivors.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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Survive the zombie apocalypse with ‘Death Cologne’

Forget axes, shovels, and shotguns. With death cologne, conceived by a Nebraska chemist, you’ll smell so bad even a zombie will pass you by.

By Mar. 24, 2014

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3D holograms show if baby's smiling in the womb

Want to see how your unborn baby is reacting to life on the inside? Pioneer has started printing the expressions of tiny tykes as ultrasound holograms.

By May. 9, 2013

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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 Oct. 25, 2013

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The 404 and The Walking Dead Escape

Zombies and The 404 invade San Diego's Petco Park during Comic-Con 2012. Who gets infected?

By Jul. 15, 2012

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Needle-steering robot could save lives

Researchers turn to an unusual robot for new method of treating blood clots in the brain.

By Aug. 12, 2013