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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.
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The NFL wants to predict injuries before they happen. Here’s how

Hawk-Eye goal line camera

How Hawk-Eye cameras are making football fairer and faster than ever

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Which Fitbit should you buy on Prime Day?

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

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Medicine on Mars: How we’ll keep astronauts healthy on the red planet

Scientists Working in The Laboratory

Genetic research has a whiteness bias. H3Africa is trying to fix it

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The future of surgery: AR, VR, and virtual learning will upend modern medicine

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The Future of Sports: How biometric data and A.I. will revolutionize athletics

Brain Scientific brain tattoo printer

This game-changing graphene tattoo can continuously monitor your brainwaves

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The true cost of a connected home gym is not just in the equipment you buy

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Pick up the pace: How the pandemic supercharged the evolution of exercise tech

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Where to buy masks online and get them delivered within days

Where to buy masks online and get them delivered within days

N95 masks are almost impossible to come by. Here's where to find protective KN95 masks online for affordable prices and shipped immediately.
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Brown Girl Jane: This Black-owned brand is giving back to Black women founders

Brown Girl Jane: This Black-owned brand is giving back to Black women founders

Brown Girl Jane is a luxury CBD brand founded by three Black women. Their partnership with SheaMoisture is helping invest in Black female entrepreneurs.
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Coronavirus hasn’t peaked, but data shows our interest in it definitely has

Coronavirus hasn’t peaked, but data shows our interest in it definitely has

As COVID-19 cases continue to spike across the United States, search interest in the virus and terms surrounding it has faded considerably, as much as 93%.
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Gene-edited mosquitoes are ready for the U.S. — but is the U.S. ready for them?

Gene-edited mosquitoes are ready for the U.S. — but is the U.S. ready for them?

Oxitec has an emergency use authorization to release genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida. Some worry the EPA hasn't consulted enough outside experts.
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A state of unrest: How working from home is screwing up sleep, and how to fix it

A state of unrest: How working from home is screwing up sleep, and how to fix it

The coronavirus and other tragedies in the world, as well as an abrupt shift to remote work, has left many of us without sleep. Here's what you can do about it.
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All the COVID-19 treatments currently in clinical trials

All the COVID-19 treatments currently in clinical trials

Institutions around the world are working to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. The pathway is a long and difficult one.
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It’s all in the wrist: Wearables are helping to treat disease and disability

It’s all in the wrist: Wearables are helping to treat disease and disability

The first wave of wearables brought us step counters, activity trackers, and smartphone substitutes -- the second wave has an even more health-focused agenda.
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DIY ventilator plans are all over the internet, but is building one a good idea?

DIY ventilator plans are all over the internet, but is building one a good idea?

Even before the coronavirus brought the world to its knees, there were DIY ventilator blueprints on the internet. But how safe are they to build and use?
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Why is it so difficult to get tested for coronavirus in the United States?

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

Coronavirus testing in the U.S. hasn't met any of the benchmarks various experts have proposed in order to ease social distancing measures. Here's why.
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A blessing in the skies: How coronavirus is affecting Earth’s atmosphere

A blessing in the skies: How coronavirus is affecting Earth’s atmosphere

China, Italy, and the U.S. have all seen reductions in pollution levels as people shelter in place. What would it take to make it last after the pandemic?
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Should you sanitize your mail and packages during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Should you sanitize your mail and packages during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Proper cleaning is important to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus from surfaces in your house, but what should you do with your mail and packages?
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Taiwan’s anti-coronavirus tech is working wonders. The U.S. should take notes

Taiwan’s anti-coronavirus tech is working wonders. The U.S. should take notes

Within weeks of the outbreak, Taiwan had already developed and deployed sophisticated apps, technologies, and protocols to help stop the spread of the virus.
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Should you wipe down or sanitize your groceries?

Should you wipe down or sanitize your groceries?

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, many people have taken to deep-cleaning all their groceries — but is it a good idea?
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Should you buy a UV sanitizing wand?

Should you buy a UV sanitizing wand?

UV sanitizing wands are a popular item on the internet in the time of COVID-19. We talked to an expert to find out if they are really effective or even safe.
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How to clean and sterilize your homemade face mask

How to clean and sterilize your homemade face mask

Homemade face masks are now being recommended to help keep people from spreading disease to others. How can you keep yours clean if you're wearing it daily?
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Zwift is like World of Warcraft for cyclists, and I never want to quit

Zwift is like World of Warcraft for cyclists, and I never want to quit

I took up Zwift a year ago and was hoping my fitness would be improved. What I ended up with was stronger legs and a social outlet I never thought I'd need.
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It’s time to enlist your 3D printer in the fight against coronavirus

It’s time to enlist your 3D printer in the fight against coronavirus

It's easy to use your 3D printer to make personal protective equipment for coronavirus responders. Here's how.
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Keen wants to save the planet one pair of shoes at a time

Keen wants to save the planet one pair of shoes at a time

Footwear manufacturer Keen uses AR, VR, A.I., and robots to make great shoes and boots that are eco-friendly too.
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Your home gym could threaten your life, but you can fix it

Your home gym could threaten your life, but you can fix it

Many of us have been forced to exercise from home. However, you may be doing more harm to your health than good. Indoor air quality sensors can be crucial.
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In the time of the coronavirus, a home gym offers the safest workout

In the time of the coronavirus, a home gym offers the safest workout

Gyms are prime candidates for strict closures. Considering how people use machines, showers, and other public spaces, it's worth looking into a home gym.
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Personalized beauty tech will shake the very foundation of the skincare industry

Personalized beauty tech will shake the very foundation of the skincare industry

At CES 2020, traditional makeup and beauty brands were right at home on the show floor. Long-established beauty brands now have to be able to customize products for every individual's skin, which requires high-tech tools, easy-to-use apps, and a treasure trove of data, all on display at CES.
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Does tracking your sleep actually help you sleep better? We asked an expert

Does tracking your sleep actually help you sleep better? We asked an expert

The modern age just isn't conducive to getting restful sleep. There's a myriad of companies that proclaim their sleep trackers and programs to be catalysts for real sleep improvement. But are they actually making things worse? We asked an expert and we didn't get the answer of our dreams.
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