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ClipDart is an on-demand barber app aimed at people of color

Finding someone who can cut your hair is pretty easy -- unless you're a person of color who lives outside of a major city. ClipDart aims to fix that.
February 18, 2022
ClipDart founder, Kyle Parker.

Beyond wearable tech: This injectable chip tracks health from inside your body

Tracking health with wrist-worn wearable devices is relatively common, but soon you might be able to do so via a chip implant.
May 27, 2021
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Medicine on Mars: How we’ll keep astronauts healthy on the red planet

The first human visitors that reach Mars will face countless health risks, and when something goes wrong, there won't be doctors around to help.
May 4, 2021
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Genetic research has a whiteness bias. H3Africa is trying to fix it

African DNA is grossly underrepresented in genetic research, but a number of organizations have sprung up to address the problem.
April 4, 2021
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The future of surgery: AR, VR, and virtual learning will upend modern medicine

Hololens is like a smartphone for surgery, allowing doctors to collaborate, communicate, and plan procedures more efficiently. And it's only the beginning.
March 9, 2021
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The Future of Sports: How biometric data and A.I. will revolutionize athletics

Through biometrics and artificial intelligence, tech is reshaping sports and the athlete of tomorrow. The goal: Solving the puzzle of human performance.
February 23, 2021
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This game-changing graphene tattoo can continuously monitor your brainwaves

Brainwave data is almost always captured sporadically or intermittently. But with this innovation, it could be captured continuously
January 20, 2021
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The true cost of a connected home gym is not just in the equipment you buy

Most people will agree that connected home gyms are costly, but despite their high costs and subscriptions, they offer a big advantage over traditional gyms.
January 1, 2021
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Pick up the pace: How the pandemic supercharged the evolution of exercise tech

Home workout equipment is in the midst of a technological revolution, and now that the pandemic has forced gyms to close, it is accelerating rapidly.
October 28, 2020
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Where to buy masks online and get them delivered within days

Here's where to buy masks online, and retailers that have an approved N95 alternative in stock.
August 24, 2020
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Brown Girl Jane: This Black-owned brand is giving back to Black women founders

Partnership with SheaMoisture helps to invest in Black female entrepreneurs
August 13, 2020
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Coronavirus hasn’t peaked, but data shows our interest in it definitely has

Interest in many COVID-19 related terms has fallen as much as 93% since March
July 13, 2020
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Gene-edited mosquitoes are ready for the U.S. — but is the U.S. ready for them?

It could curb the spread of disease, but some worry it'll do more harm than good
June 27, 2020
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A state of unrest: How working from home is screwing up sleep, and how to fix it

It's not just you. Sleep is a struggle for millions of people during coronavirus
June 21, 2020
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All the COVID-19 treatments currently in clinical trials

How close are we to stopping COVID-19?
May 30, 2020
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It’s all in the wrist: Wearables are helping to treat disease and disability

Doctors are using devices to fight epilepsy, Parkinson's, and more
May 11, 2020
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DIY ventilator plans are all over the internet, but is building one a good idea?

Just because you can do something doesn't necessarily mean you should
May 2, 2020

Why is it so difficult to get tested for coronavirus in the United States?

Not everyone who wants to get tested is able to at the moment
April 29, 2020
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A blessing in the skies: How coronavirus is affecting Earth’s atmosphere

It took a pandemic to clean the air in the world's smoggiest cities, but it won't last without drastic changes.
April 21, 2020
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Should you sanitize your mail and packages during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Even if you're self-isolating, your mailbox will still fill up
April 16, 2020
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Taiwan’s anti-coronavirus tech is working wonders. The U.S. should take notes

Technology is a powerful weapon for health, but some countries wield it better
April 15, 2020
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Should you wipe down or sanitize your groceries?

Step away from the bleach
April 14, 2020
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Should you buy a UV sanitizing wand?

UV wands are all over the internet, but what does the science say about them?
April 14, 2020
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How to clean and sterilize your homemade face mask

Can you just toss it into the laundry, or should you take extra precautions?
April 14, 2020
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Zwift is like World of Warcraft for cyclists, and I never want to quit

Being stuck inside sucks, but Zwift made it fun
April 12, 2020
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It’s time to enlist your 3D printer in the fight against coronavirus

Hospitals don't have enough personal protective equipment, so it's up to us
April 9, 2020
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Keen wants to save the planet one pair of shoes at a time

Use of AR, VR, robots makes it among the most innovative firms in the industry
April 4, 2020
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Your home gym could threaten your life, but you can fix it

Exercising in a garage or basement? It might not be as safe as you'd think
April 1, 2020
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In the time of the coronavirus, a home gym offers the safest workout

The coronavirus is forcing gym closures around the country, making working out at home the best alternative.
March 17, 2020
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Personalized beauty tech will shake the very foundation of the skincare industry

Long-established beauty brands can customize products for every individual's skin, with high-tech tools, easy-to-use apps, and a treasure trove of data, all on display at CES.
January 11, 2020
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Does tracking your sleep actually help you sleep better? We asked an expert

Sleep trackers are everywhere, but what do we do with the data they generate? We spoke to an expert to find out whether sleep tracking is beneficial or just giving us sleep anxiety.
November 28, 2019
Sleep Number It Bed review

My niece lost her hearing. This is a story about how technology brought it back

For people with profound hearing loss, cochlear implants can restore sound. We explore what the procedure entails, how the system works, and take a look at the latest developments from Australian company Cochlear.
February 9, 2019
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In search of the fountain of youth, beauty companies turn to tech

Beauty tech is a fairly new concept, but at CES 2019, companies such as Olay, L’Oreal, and Neutrogena were fully embracing it with all kinds of gadgets that promise to give you glowing skin.
January 17, 2019
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Precision medicine depends on DNA, but sending out your spit still has risks

The FDA has approved certain aspects of 23andMe that use your genetic information to reveal health information. Is it really worth the cost, and should you give away your DNA so easily?
December 22, 2018

Dread the gym? This smart mirror delivers your fitness fix at home

Mirror, launched back in September, is part mirror and part LCD display with on-demand workouts built into it. We visited Mirror's HQ in NYC to test it out and to see if it's really worth cancelling that gym membership for.
November 23, 2018
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JLABS injects some tech into the medical industry

Innovating health care is expensive, risky, and complicated legally. One company is trying to remove these barriers with clever and altruistic approach.
November 14, 2018
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Ugh. I’m done with fitness trackers, and so is the world

In 2016, everyone was tracking their fitness. In 2017, people grew tired of it. In 2018, I’m done with it. I’m going tracker-free in my workouts from now on.
June 15, 2018
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Trouble sleeping? The Dreem headset promises to help — if you can keep it on

If you're one of the millions of Americans with a sleep disorder, you're likely willing to try anything to get more shut eye. Dreem promises to improve sleep by stimulating brainwaves, if you're able to wear it through the night.
May 26, 2018
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Flywheel wants you to sweat your ass off in the comfort of your own home

On Wednesday, Flywheel is launching Fly Anywhere, an at-home studio biking experience based around a new streaming content platform with live rides filmed at New York’s Lincoln Center. And technology makes the whole sweaty thing possible.
November 15, 2017
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How Vicis developed Zero1, the high-tech helmet that could save the NFL

Vicis hopes to drastically reduce the number of concussions in football with its helmet, the Zero1. We went behind the scenes of its headquarters and manufacturing facility to see innovation in action.
September 8, 2017
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We jumped feet first (and sockless) into Giesswein’s versatile Merino Runners

Constructed entirely of Merino wool (save the footbeds), Giesswein's Merino Runners are a comfortable and versatile pair of athletic shoes. We put them through their paces to see if they're worth the $105 price tag
May 27, 2017
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Only a superweapon can kill superbacteria, and humanity finally found it

Antibiotic immunity is leading us into an age of unstoppable superbacteria, but one Oregon scientist has a plan to reverse the tide by rewriting bacterial DNA with a sophisticated new tool: PPMOs.
April 30, 2017
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It’s in the genes: This company uses DNA to craft your ultimate fitness plan

Instead of just sequencing your genome and giving you a printout of the raw data, FitnessGenes analyzes your DNA to figure out how your body responds to diet and exercise.
January 24, 2017
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Remembering the Christmas when technology saved my life, and my family

Technology helped one man live to see Christmas Day, and the children he feared he may leave behind. Their wish for Dad to be home Christmas Day didn't come true, but he returned days later.
December 25, 2016
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The future of biometric tracking will make step counters look like antiques

The biometric wearable of the future could provide real-time feedback to either push the wearer to set a new personal best or hold back to prevent injury, providing a level of feedback that you would normally only get with a professional coach.
December 14, 2016
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A closer look at Thin Ice: the magical weight loss vest that siphons heat off your body to burn calories

Startup Thin Ice estimates its wearable vest can burn up to 500-1,000 calories per day simply by wearing it, using a patent-pending cooling technology. We got the skinny on how this so-called fat-trimming gizmo actually works.
May 20, 2016
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Meet the guy who ran away from Wall Street to build bikes

SPCARBON, one of New York's most exclusive bike companies, recently made a bike for Red Bull Racing Eyewear, and its president just launched Blueprint bikes, beautiful planned builds conceived in the SPCarbon design house.
May 12, 2016
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Meet the guy who makes GPS geoglyph art by riding his bike around Baltimore

With the city as his canvas, a bike as his brush, and a myriad of GPS location tracking apps as his paint, Baltimore resident Michael Wallace has been making oddball virtual art for the past seven years
January 27, 2016
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Can you really walk and work? I tried a treadmill desk for 6 months to find out

What is it like to work at a walking desk every day? We found out, after we installed a full treadmill desk in the office here at Digital Trends.
October 4, 2015
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This smart stethoscope and thermometer make your bedroom a doctor’s office

CliniCloud's smart stethoscope and thermometer allow you to take basic health readings at home and share them with a doctor via an app, getting you qualified, real-time medical advice without leaving your home.
September 23, 2015
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