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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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01.18.16
Brain monitoring chips dissolve when you're done with them
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Brain monitoring chips dissolve when you're done with them

You may get medical implants that melt away over time.

By J. Fingas,   01.18.16
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01.18.16
Light-triggered nanoparticles kill drug-resistant bacteria
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Light-triggered nanoparticles kill drug-resistant bacteria

The threat of 'superbugs' may be cured by something very, very small.

By J. Fingas,   01.18.16
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01.12.16
President Obama wants US to 'reignite its spirit of innovation'
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President Obama wants US to 'reignite its spirit of innovation'

He also aims to cure cancer and address climate change.

By A. Tarantola,   01.12.16
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