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How This Video Game Company Is Helping People Hear Better
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How This Video Game Company Is Helping People Hear Better

Turtle Beach designed the technology for gamers, but soon realized people with hearing loss could benefit from it.
John Gaudiosi
GE and NFL Team Up to Fund Research Into Concussion Detection
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GE and NFL Team Up to Fund Research Into Concussion Detection

The league has been criticized for its cavalier attitude toward traumatic head injuries and it's thought that more than 25 percent of players will suffer brain problems.
3D-Printed DNA 'Bunnies' Could Deliver Drugs Into Your Body
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3D-Printed DNA 'Bunnies' Could Deliver Drugs Into Your Body

These colorful animals are more than just cute.
Steve Dent
Bionic Eye Shows Promise for People With Age-Related Vision Loss
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Bionic Eye Shows Promise for People With Age-Related Vision Loss

The Argus II system was successfully implanted in a senior suffering from age-related macular degeneration, which affects 20 to 25 million people globally.
Carly Okyle
Imagine If Our Highways Were Paved in Plastic
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Imagine If Our Highways Were Paved in Plastic

One startup in the Netherlands wants to make it a reality.
Jason Fell
Samsung Wants to Measure Body Fat With a Smartphone Squeeze
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Samsung Wants to Measure Body Fat With a Smartphone Squeeze

It looks like the South Korean tech company may have a plan to outdo the competition when it comes to mobile health tracking.
This Is What It's Like to Strap a Microsoft HoloLens on Your Face (VIDEO)
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This Is What It's Like to Strap a Microsoft HoloLens on Your Face (VIDEO)

Microsoft has released a new video showing doctors and med students manipulating holographic 'cadavers' through the augmented reality headset.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Our Love Affair With the Future of Food and Drink
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Our Love Affair With the Future of Food and Drink

There's an amazing array of helpful gadgets to take the guesswork -- and elbow grease -- out of crafting the perfect meal.
Jon Turi
Scientists Freeze Molecule to Almost Absolute Zero
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Scientists Freeze Molecule to Almost Absolute Zero

This could result in the creation of a huge variety of different states of matter, scientists say.
This Phone-Controlled Range Rover Helps You Get Out of a Jam
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This Phone-Controlled Range Rover Helps You Get Out of a Jam

Never mind those dreams of using a handheld device to steer your car from the back seat, James Bond-style -- the real purpose of remote control may be to get your vehicle past a muddy trench.
Amazon Invents an Ear-Scanning Smartphone
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Amazon Invents an Ear-Scanning Smartphone

The idea is to take-on Apple's Touch ID.
Super 'Smart' Oven Won't Screw Up Dinner
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Super 'Smart' Oven Won't Screw Up Dinner

The future. It's what's for dinner.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Microsoft Research Project Uses Drones to Track Emerging Diseases
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Microsoft Research Project Uses Drones to Track Emerging Diseases

The goal is to find new strains of pathogens before they begin wreaking havoc.
This Real-Life Cyborg Has an Antenna Implanted Into His Skull
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This Real-Life Cyborg Has an Antenna Implanted Into His Skull

Born color blind, artist Neil Harbisson is a cyborg who can hear color.
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It seems like every other day we read about some far-out, new technology that makes us scratch our heads and say, "What the heck?" In this series, we'll take a look at all types of crazy new gadgets, apps and other technologies -- and the entrepreneurs dreaming them up.

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