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weight-loss

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'Gut sleeve' might one day help sidestep weight-loss surgeries

A study on rats finds that a removable silicone intestinal barrier tube works similarly to far more invasive bariatric surgeries. But will it work in humans?

By October 24, 2013

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Rabid Weight Loss System: Lose weight the zombie way

How far would you go to have no body fat? The Rabid Weight Loss parody reminds us the lengths people will go to stay skinny.

By September 5, 2014

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Jawbone Up's new software takes a bite out of weight loss and tracking food

Jawbone already tracks steps, sleep, and even caffeine: now calorie-counting, food-logging and weight loss are being revamped and brought into the fold of Jawbone's intelligent insight-based coaching.

By July 16, 2014

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Ford concept car shows benefits of weight loss

Electrification and efficient drivetrains play a part in increased fuel economy, but making cars lighter delivers the coup de grace.

By June 3, 2014

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Seeking weight-loss counseling? Pick up the phone

A bit of good news on the heels of a study predicting the vast majority of Americans will be overweight or obese by 2020: telephone counseling appears every bit as effective at losing weight as traditional, in-person programs.

By November 17, 2011

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Amazon whiffs with hefty $126M Q2 loss after Fire TV, Phone launch

Following a profitable first quarter, the strain of multiple product launches weighs on the e-commerce giant.

By July 24, 2014

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Smart feeder recognizes cat faces, tracks multiple felines

A smart bowl with a twist launches on Indiegogo. It tracks the eating habits of multiple cats by using facial-recognition software.

By July 16, 2014

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Dropping packages at FedEx -- and getting paid for it

FedEx's Package Lab puts thousands of boxes a year to the test to make sure they're up to the rigors of being shipped. CNET Road Trip 2014 checked out the package torture.

By July 11, 2014

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How NASA trains astronauts 40 feet underwater

Before they get to the Space Station, astronauts spend hours at the Neutral Buoyancy Lab. CNET Road Trip 2014 dives in for a visit.

By July 6, 2014

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Is that zombie game good for your moral compass?

A new kind of computer game lets players kill, or help, each other, giving gamers a mirror to examine their morals.

By June 7, 2014