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Want to get inside a musician’s head? GE’s Neuro VR makes it happen

Getting into someone's brain has never been as exciting or looked as beautiful as it does through the futuristic lens of GE's Neuro VR, which uses MRI scans to create a 3D experience of the brain like never before.

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En garde! MagneTag may be the Laser Tag of the future

Meet MagneTag, effectively electronic tag with magnets, that leverages "an advanced system of wearable magnetic field sensors" to provide you with hours and hours of friendly (or unfriendly) fun.

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Google reveals a tiny, disposable monitor that tracks glucose levels

Google has announced a partnership with medical device company DexCom to build a wireless glucose monitor the size of a bandage. It'll connect to the Cloud for health analyses and is designed to be "disposable."

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These MIT robots deliver beer in the best use of technology ever

Before robots take over the world, we should put them to good use, right? At least, that seems to be the rationale behind the latest robot-oriented project at MIT, through which engineers have programmed robots to deliver beer.

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Built by engineers at MIT, the HERMES robot combines machine strength with human agility

It's the best of both worlds, really -- a robot that moves and reacts like a human. In the never ending quest to turn man into a machine (or vice versa), engineers at MIT are moving yet another step closer by developing HERMES.

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This invention could turn your body into a touch sensitive control panel for your phone

Scientists have developed a pressure-sensitive, second-skin control system for your mobile device, that could mean almost any part of your body could be turned into a touchable control panel.

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Ever wanted to see Earth from space? SpaceVR is sending a camera into orbit so you can

Explore space from the comfort of your couch with SpaceVR, a new Kickstarter project sending "virtual reality cameras to space so anyone can explore the universe" that already has 102 backers.

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Science, not civets: You can now buy fermented coffee that’s poop-free

If you've always wanted to try kopi luwak, the coffee made from beans found in civet poop, get thee to Kickstarter. Cultured Coffee is fermented, so it mimics the less-bitter brew.

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Google becomes Alphabet, and Sundar Pichai begins his reign as Google’s CEO

Google is no longer Google. Founders Larry page and Sergey Brin renamed and restructured the company as Alphabet. Alphabet contains Google, Nest, Google X Labs, Calico, and more businesses. Sundar Pichai is now the CEO of Google.

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YONO is the inner ear wearable for women looking to conceive

Vanessa Xi has developed the world's first in-ear wearable thermometer, known as YONO, that measures Basal Body Temperature, providing the data necessary for women trying to conceive.

Wearables

The Netatmo Welcome isn't just watching you, it knows who you are

We use faces to recognize people in our lives, so it makes sense that security devices do the same. The Netatmo Welcome is a smart security camera with unique face recognition…

  • Pros: Beautiful design , Clever face recognition tech , No…
  • Cons: Placement can be difficult , Faces aren’t always…