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Study: Regularly Drinking Coffee May Reduce Skin Cancer Risk
Productivity

Study: Regularly Drinking Coffee May Reduce Skin Cancer Risk

As if we need another reason to love the buzzy bean.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How a 3-D Printer Just Gave This Little Girl an Awesome, New Prosthetic Hand
Far Out Tech

How a 3-D Printer Just Gave This Little Girl an Awesome, New Prosthetic Hand

Faith Lennox's breakthrough prosthetic 'robohand,' molded in her favorite colors, was printed and assembled in less than 24 hours, but 3-D printing gave her much more than a hand.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google's Next Goal: Trying to Improve Robot-Assisted Surgery
Google

Google's Next Goal: Trying to Improve Robot-Assisted Surgery

Through a new partnership with Johnson & Johnson, Google is coming to an operating room near you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Tired of Plugging Your Gadgets In to Charge? One Day You Could Power Them With Lasers.
Far Out Tech

Tired of Plugging Your Gadgets In to Charge? One Day You Could Power Them With Lasers.

Let there be light, the laserbeam kind that could end the constant battle to keep your smartphone battery from dying.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Does Virtual Reality Make You Feel Queasy? This Big, Fake Nose Might Help.
Virtual Reality

Does Virtual Reality Make You Feel Queasy? This Big, Fake Nose Might Help.

Sometimes the answer is as plain as the schnoz on your face.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This New Invention Could Get That Last Drop of Toothpaste Out of the Tube
Science

This New Invention Could Get That Last Drop of Toothpaste Out of the Tube

At MIT, scientists have created a coating that will turn the inside of almost any package into a non-stick surface.
Carly Okyle
Why That Midnight Snack Might Be Messing With Your Memory
Personal Health

Why That Midnight Snack Might Be Messing With Your Memory

A new study from UCLA found that when you eat your meals and snacks late at night, it can impact your ability to learn new things.
Nina Zipkin
Americans Rank This as the No. 1 Skill to Get Ahead in Life
Communication

Americans Rank This as the No. 1 Skill to Get Ahead in Life

The most important skill for children to get ahead in the world today isn't reading, math or science, according to a new survey.
Laura Entis
Make AI Machines Safe Before Smart, Experts Say
Artificial Intelligence

Make AI Machines Safe Before Smart, Experts Say

Researchers should develop measures to guarantee the safety of artificial intelligence before businesses and consumers widely adopt it.
Jacob Pramuk
This Startup Wants to Control Your Brain With an App
Far Out Tech

This Startup Wants to Control Your Brain With an App

Wearable tech that can alter your mood is a thing now, apparently.
Clay Dillow
How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World
Science

How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World

Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel, lighter than paper and razor-thin. If you haven't heard of it yet, you will.
Jason Ankeny
3-D Printing Points Way to Smarter Cancer Treatment
Innovation

3-D Printing Points Way to Smarter Cancer Treatment

It looks like British scientists have developed a new use for 3-D printing.
Scientists to Search for Earth-Like Planets with World's Largest Telescope
Innovation

Scientists to Search for Earth-Like Planets with World's Largest Telescope

Funds have been secured for the appropriately named 'European Extremely Large Telescope.'
Nina Zipkin
Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet
Far Out Tech

Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet

This mission is the climax of a decade-long mission to get samples from what are the remnants of the birth of Earth's solar system.