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Is Dreamworks head Jeffrey Katzenberg serious when he says that on the web, 3D animation will replace the written word?
November 17, 2011, 5:10 AM PST | By Christopher Mims
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing today for the Stop Online Piracy Act, a bill aimed at fighting online piracy. Tech companies expressed their opposition to the bill. I interviewed an...
November 16, 2011, 4:32 PM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
Fecal transplants sound gross, but they are one of the most promising cures for a growing and serious health problem.
November 15, 2011, 6:00 AM PST | By Laura Shin
The BodyWave, an iPod-sized device, can read your mind through the body instead of monitoring directly from your head. The gadget measures brain activity to control 3D simulations on the computer...
November 14, 2011, 12:33 PM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
Cake Health is like Mint.com for your health bills. I interviewed Cake Health’s co-founder Rebecca Woodcock at the Rock Health demo day.
November 14, 2011, 7:15 AM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
For the first time, scientists have grown human blood in the lab and then successfully transfused it into a volunteer.
November 13, 2011, 11:48 AM PST | By Laura Shin
A new breakthrough in the lab could hasten the development of computers that power on instantly, making the phrase “waiting for my computer to boot up” a thing of the past.
November 12, 2011, 9:11 AM PST | By Laura Shin
A field trip to The Exploratorium turns into a little film project for a Silicon Valley investor’s kids. They recorded the battery experiment with an iPad, edited the footage in iMovie, and...
November 11, 2011, 10:07 AM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
Health costs associated with climate change are: $14 billion dollars, 21,000 emergency room visits, 1,700 deaths, and 9,000 hospitalizations. In the first study to look at the health care costs of...
November 11, 2011, 6:56 AM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
Using machine learning, Stanford researchers taught computers to sniff out breast cancer better than doctors. The computer pathologist can analyze images of cancerous tissues.
November 11, 2011, 4:00 AM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson