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Ecstasy could be used to treat trauma victims.
September 30, 2011, 8:26 PM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Decision-making when you have to pee … beetles that have sex with beer bottles … wasabi-spraying fire alarm systems … and more from the “21th” annual Ig Nobel Awards....
September 29, 2011, 8:25 PM PDT | By Laura Shin
Developing technologies will make drones more adept at recognizing the faces of specific individuals and understanding their intent — even from afar.
September 28, 2011, 7:55 PM PDT | By Laura Shin
Researchers at Tufts University encoded messages in E. coli using fluorescent bacteria.
September 28, 2011, 2:36 PM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Companies show-off the latest in mobile health tech for consumers at the Health 2.0 conference Monday in San Francisco. SmartPlanet blogger Boonsri Dickinson shows you three apps that caught her eye.
September 27, 2011, 7:14 PM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Now you can manage your health online, through a service called WellnessFX which aims to serve as a dashboard into your health. WellnessFX launches tomorrow at the Health 2.0 conference in San...
September 26, 2011, 9:26 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
A man from Kenya finds that he’d like to bring some farming to Oakland, so he hooks up sensors to his plants and nourishes his garden with fish excrement.
September 25, 2011, 4:00 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
For the first time ever, scientists used brain imaging to determine what moving images a person is seeing.
September 22, 2011, 8:26 PM PDT | By Laura Shin
Scientists at the world’s largest physics lab say they have measured subatomic particles called neutrinos that travel faster than light. If true, it would put into question Albert...
September 22, 2011, 4:40 PM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Researchers designed a proton-based transistor that could let machines talk with living things.
September 22, 2011, 4:19 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson