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Breathalyser used to diagnose dolphin health

Researchers have developed a type of breathalyser that can diagnose dolphin health by measuring the metabolites in their breath.

By October 15, 2014

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New health site lets the crowd rate treatment effectiveness

CureCrowd aggregates the experiences of others by letting them score the usefulness of various treatments from 0 (no help) to 4 (cured).

By March 13, 2014

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Indiegogo co-founder: 'We've made failure more efficient' (Q&A)

Danae Ringelmann believes crowdfunding lets entrepreneurs find out what works and what doesn't without having to bet their life savings on being right.

By November 10, 2014

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Hackers breach Healthcare.gov, but no personal data stolen

Hackers infiltrated the US government's healthcare portal, but did not steal any data uploaded by customers.

By September 4, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Working in Silicon Valley tech is much more lucrative than you think

Add in the benefits, the perks, and the transportation tech workers get for free, and the value of their salaries jumps up to 20 percent.

By August 21, 2014

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Cute Jibo robot wants to be part of your family

Jibo, billed as "the world's first family robot," has already blown past its $100,000 Indiegogo fundraising goal and really wants to come live with you.

By July 16, 2014

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Polar magnet pen suffers health and safety setbacks

Shipping on the Kickstarter-funded, magnet-barrelled Polar Pen has been delayed by Health Canada, which has classified the pen as a "dangerous magnet set".

By November 27, 2013

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Apple hiring efforts point to medical tech integration

The company reportedly has hired at least six biomedical experts and other medical professionals as interest in health tech surges.

By May 5, 2014

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Why does Apple want Beats? No one really seems to know

Apple’s rumored $3.2 billion takeover of the trendy music brand has left many scratching their heads.

By May 10, 2014