Health

GE and NFL Team Up to Fund Research Into Concussion Detection
Far Out Tech

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.
5 Reasons You Need to Get a Walking Desk Right Now
Productivity

5 Reasons You Need to Get a Walking Desk Right Now

Here are a few ways you are able to turbocharge your career just by using a walking desk.
Caren Merrick
Artificial Blood Transfusions Could Be a Reality By 2017
Health

Artificial Blood Transfusions Could Be a Reality By 2017

The U.K.'s National Health Service plans to begin early phase clinical trials in two years.
Laura Entis
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies
Health Care

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

The court ruled that the federal subsidies that help people pay for their health plans are legal under the Affordable Care Act.
Plant-Based Energy Foods That Will Give You a Boost
Energy

Plant-Based Energy Foods That Will Give You a Boost

Forget the office coffee pot. Turn to these plant-based foods for an energy jolt instead.
Lisa Evans
Chipotle is Testing a New, Super-Simplified, All-Natural Tortilla
Chipotle

Chipotle is Testing a New, Super-Simplified, All-Natural Tortilla

The burrito chain's latest on its journey to an all-natural menu: the tortilla.
Kate Taylor
Sick of Sitting? Tired of Standing? Take a Load Off With This 'Leaning' Desk.
Inventions

Sick of Sitting? Tired of Standing? Take a Load Off With This 'Leaning' Desk.

Forget leaning in. It's time to lean back. With this recliner behind you, you can slouch on the job like you mean it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
San Francisco's Law Targeting Sugary Sodas May Mean Trouble for Starbucks
Starbucks

San Francisco's Law Targeting Sugary Sodas May Mean Trouble for Starbucks

As the city contemplates a law that will require warnings on soda advertising, the Frappuccino comes under fire.
Kate Taylor
Microsoft Research Project Uses Drones to Track Emerging Diseases
Far Out Tech

Microsoft Research Project Uses Drones to Track Emerging Diseases

The goal is to find new strains of pathogens before they begin wreaking havoc.
Scientists Work Out How to Wire Up Your Brain
Far Out Tech

Scientists Work Out How to Wire Up Your Brain

Imagine a future where neurological disorders are cured with a single injection into the top of your skull. It might not be too far off.
How Your Face Betrays Your Personality and Health
Science

How Your Face Betrays Your Personality and Health

We are more than just a pretty face. The shape, size and even color of our looks can relay hidden secrets about our personalities, health and sexuality.
Amazon, Google Race to Get Your DNA Into the Cloud
Science

Amazon, Google Race to Get Your DNA Into the Cloud

Both companies are seeking bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries and market share in a business that may be worth $1 billion a year by 2018.
Don't Drink Enough Water? This Water Bottle Will Remind You.
Technology

Don't Drink Enough Water? This Water Bottle Will Remind You.

HidrateMe has been called 'the most pointless Kickstarter project yet,' but we think it's a brilliant. Here's why.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Wants to Count the Calories in Your Instagram Food Pictures
Social Media

Google Wants to Count the Calories in Your Instagram Food Pictures

One problem: Calorie-counting doesn't actually work all that well.
Kia Kokalitcheva