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02.03.16
Fitbit's low-profile Alta tracker is up for preorders
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Fitbit's low-profile Alta tracker is up for preorders

The Alta will retail for $130 when it hits stores in March

By A. Tarantola,   02.03.16
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02.01.16
Zika virus declared an international health emergency
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Zika virus declared an international health emergency

Medical science now has a big challenge on its hands.

By J. Fingas,   02.01.16
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01.28.16
Scientists better understand the roots of schizophrenia
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Scientists better understand the roots of schizophrenia

Gene variants and broken neural links may be to blame.

By J. Fingas,   01.28.16
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01.27.16
Flexible sweat sensors monitor fluids while you exercise
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Flexible sweat sensors monitor fluids while you exercise

Future wearables might track a lot more than your heart rate or step count.

By J. Fingas,   01.27.16
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01.25.16
New stem cell treatment could 'cure' type 1 diabetes
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New stem cell treatment could 'cure' type 1 diabetes

It would effectively eliminate the need for daily injections.

By A. Tarantola,   01.25.16
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01.25.16
Gene-modified autistic monkeys could lead to a cure for humans
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Gene-modified autistic monkeys could lead to a cure for humans

The controversial approach may show whether gene editing can fix a major disorder.

By J. Fingas,   01.25.16
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01.21.16
Tinder's STD-awareness webpage helps it save face
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Tinder's STD-awareness webpage helps it save face

AIDS Health Foundation says it will remove billboards associating STDs with Tinder.

By S. Buckley,   01.21.16
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01.21.16
Scientists use synthetic skin to test box jelly sting remedies
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Scientists use synthetic skin to test box jelly sting remedies

Seriously, stop peeing on jellyfish stings you heathens.

By A. Tarantola,   01.21.16
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