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Bacteria-sniffing wand could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.

By October 22, 2013

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Frothy milkshakes with a wave (or spin) of a wand

The Waring Milk Shake & Drink Mixer offers a familiar way to make milkshakes at home.

By May 28, 2013

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How the wave of a wand can detect bleeding in the brain

The Infrascanner Model 2000, which uses near-infrared technology to screen for intracranial hematomas, is intended for use on battlefields, in hospitals, and on the sidelines of high-contact sports.

By January 21, 2013

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The next Apple TV: What to expect from an updated streaming box

The latest generation of Apple TV streaming box is more than two years old, so it's about time for an update. But what improvements should it bring, and what will Apple actually deliver? Here's the prevailing wisdom.

By September 6, 2014

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Better than air guitar! Now you can conduct the music on your phone

A new app called BrainWave claims to be the first to allow you to control your Spotify and Pandora music with hand gestures. You've always wanted that, right?

By October 9, 2014

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J.K. Rowling reaches out to shooting survivor who quoted Dumbledore

The Harry Potter author wrote to teenager Cassidy Stay, who quoted the wizardly headmaster at her murdered family's memorial service, sending her condolences -- and a wand.

By August 7, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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10 best TV technologies

Not every flat-screen feature is created equal. Here are a few of our favorite technologies of the high-definition TV era.

By August 4, 2014

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GoTenna creates a cell network out of thin air anywhere on Earth

The Brooklyn-based startup is offering a solution for off-the-grid travelers who need low-cost connectivity for their smartphone -- and it doesn't rely on satellites.

By July 17, 2014

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Oculus to get hands on with new virtual reality gear

Facebook's virtual reality company is readying motion control prototypes for its headsets to offer a more immersive experience for consumers.

By July 17, 2014