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No more shirking! Prototype wearable can tell if you’re pushing it to the limit

A team of scientists and engineers have made a prototype wearable which knows how hard you're training, thanks to measuring lactate, an essential indicator of our body's reaction to exercise.
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Remember the iBot? The stair-climbing wheelchair may make a comeback

Remember the iBot? No, it wasn't a posterior-based Apple gadget that failed to take off. It was actually a motorized wheelchair with several tricks up its sleeve. High costs ended production in 2009, but a recent deal means it…
Mobile

Google has a new, free app to help you do science with your smartphone

Hoping to bring out the curiosity in each of us, Google has unveiled Science Journal, an app that measures and records data in real time, and then turns all that input into consumer-friendly graphs and charts.
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Obama wants your children’s opinions in the new Kids Science Advisors program

Over the course of his presidency, Barack Obama has made clear his dedication to STEM education. Now, the leader is proving just how much faith he has in the innovative minds of America's posterity by forming the Kids Science…
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61N is the camera that can compete with Narrative Clip 2

Devices require much our attention, but small cameras that don't require much attention are gaining momentum. 61N is one such camera and it looks like it might be able to put up a fight against Narrative.
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Lockheed Martin joins the space race to Mars

Before we land on the Red Planet, we’ll probably orbit it. Lockheed Martin has unveiled its Mars Base Camp concept – an ambitious plan to send a manned space laboratory to orbit Mars by 2028.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: A weight loss vest, manmade meteors, and a physical Amazon store

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
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Scientists managed to “cut out” HIV virus from rats

Science has brought us yet another step closer to an HIV cute with a pair of molecular scissors. A group of researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University have managed to "cut out" HIV-1 genes from mice and rat…
Health & Fitness

Use your breath to track your stress levels with Zenytime

Branded as "your personal stress laboratory and coach," Zenytime allows users to check the effect of everyday stressors in real-time using a connected device and breath-powered games.
Cars

Now you can tool around on a 3D printed electric motorbike

With a proprietary aluminum alloy, Airbus subsidiary APWorks created the first 3D printed electric motorbike, the 77 pound, 37-mile range Light Rider. APWorks focus is specialized metal parts, but it will create a limited run of 50 Light…
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Xiaomi to launch debut drone on May 25

Is Xiaomi adding drones to its growing range of tech products? A message posted online by the company points to a May 25 unveil, though it's giving little away beyond a close-up of its debut flying machine.