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Brain-machine link helps you steer exoskeletons with your mind
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Brain-machine link helps you steer exoskeletons with your mind

You won't need open brain surgery to wear a thought-controlled robot suit.

By J. Fingas,  17h ago
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02.08.16
3D hand scanner could give you custom braces
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3D hand scanner could give you custom braces

The student-made gear could fill big gaps in health care and design.

By J. Fingas,   02.08.16
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02.08.16
Experiment to determine why astronauts feel weak back on Earth
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Experiment to determine why astronauts feel weak back on Earth

The Marrow experiment will gauge how blood cells change in space.

By J. Fingas,   02.08.16
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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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