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Anti-Radiation Chip Developed for Smartphones as Scientists Study Link Between Technology and Cancer

The potential long-term health effects of smartphones have prompted an international study and the development of an accessory that reduces cell phone radiation. According to Electronics News, a team of 31 scientists from 14 different countries have joined forces to find a link between long-term heavy cell phone usage and cancer. As part of their […]

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No Need For Needles — Dentists are Using Tiny Electrical Shocks to Administer Anasthetic

For many, a visit to the dentist is an unwanted and terrifying prospect — particularly for those who are afraid of needles. With this in mind, researchers from the University of Sao Paolo set out to find a way to deliver anesthesia to dental patients without using needles. In a recent study published in Colloids […]

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Nothing Interrupts School Work Like Mold

There are 33,619 private schools in the U.S., serving 5.4 million PK-12 students.¬†While the recent teacher protests in Detroit have been largely fueled by the poor education system in place, health concerns about the neglect of maintenance and hygiene of school buildings are equally to blame, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. After teachers began […]

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Intel’s X-Ray Helmet Confirms That the Future is Now

Intel’s newest creation is a very palpable reminder that the future is now. Their newest product is a helmet that has glasses with a kind of x-ray vision, using a Realsense 3D camera. The glasses have the ability to see through objects, allowing the wearer to peer at the inner-workings of anything they set their […]

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BowieNet: David Bowie’s Prophetic Vision of the Internet

In a world where Google was still just a number, one visionary artist saw cyberspace’s potential, and took his art to this bleeding edge. Without David Bowie, the Internet may not be what it is today. Nowadays, 3.366 billion people — 46.4 % of the global population — use the Internet. It’s become such a […]

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Facebook Has Been Crashing Its Own Android App — On Purpose

Using customers as digital guinea pigs without their knowledge seems to be something that Facebook just can’t give up. According to a report from the tech publication The Information, Facebook has been purposely crashing its own Android app for long periods of time in order to find out how users would react — essentially looking […]

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Clean Eating Can Be Dangerous: The Rise of Orthorexia

When you break it down, a healthy diet seems like a no-brainer: eat fewer processed foods and consume more plant-based foods, like fruits and vegetables. And science supports this simple adage, with recent studies reporting that consuming vegetables and fruits three or more times a day can help to reduce the incidence of stroke and […]

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Google’s Messenger App Takes a Bite Out of Apple’s Revenue

The feud between Google and Apple is a seemingly unrelenting rivalry. But in the sphere of messaging, it seems that Google is getting a leg up on the competition. On Dec. 22, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google is working to release a new app that will allow developers to build their own applications […]