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Smart spoon helps stabilize Parkinson's tremors

Lift Labs out of San Francisco says its patented Liftware Spoon will be available next month.

By Aug. 21, 2013


Google Glass could help people with Parkinson’s

Medical trials in the UK show that Google Glass can help those with Parkinson's control their symptoms and remind them to take their medication on time.

By Apr. 9, 2014


DIY 'Dune' sandworm costume will spice up your cosplay

Prepare to feast on unsuspecting humans when you don this homemade "Dune" sandworm costume.

By Nov. 13, 2013


Google patents making you funnier than you really are

Google is awarded a patent that turns your boring old Facebook status update into a truly funny comic strip. Well, hopefully.

By Jan. 3, 2014


James Bond had a drinking problem, researchers conclude

Agent 007's love of "shaken, not stirred" martinis may have been a result of alcohol-induced tremors, say the authors of a silly study examining Bond's health. They also estimate he'd die by 56.

By Dec. 16, 2013


Microsoft's new ad: Even Dell tablets are better than iPad

Continuing its fun squishing the iPad and using Siri to do it, Redmond takes aim at the iPad's zooming deficiencies, among others.

By Jun. 14, 2013


Cell service jammed after East Coast earthquake

Heavy volumes of traffic disrupt wireless networks following quake today centered in Virginia that shook the whole coast. People instead turn to sites like Twitter and Facebook to update friends and loved ones.

By Aug. 23, 2011


Parkinson's patients test video games as therapy (video)

Physical therapy can ease symptoms of Parkinson's and may delay progression of the disease. Now, cutting-edge tech is transforming everyday therapy into entertaining exercises.

By Mar. 13, 2012


Quake, tsunami test Japan's warning systems

How did Japan's vaunted tech prowess and quake preparedness fare in the 8.9-magnitude quake?

By Mar. 11, 2011


Disposable sensor detects heavy metals in humans

A team at the University of Cincinnati says its sensor is the first lab-on-a-chip able to consistently pinpoint levels of highly electronegative manganese and will be tested in rural Ohio in 2012.

By Aug. 3, 2011