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How Cannabis Tech Can Help Build a Better Cup of Coffee

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 07:00
Clean, tasty coffee that begins life in a lab takes a cue from the cultivation of marijuana.
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Women May Have an Alternative to Freezing Their Eggs

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
To stave off what's called "anticipated gamete exhaustion," would-be moms could freeze their ovarian tissue and have it re-implanted it later.
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Sophisticated Tools Lead to Breakthroughs in Prenatal Surgery

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
Modified instruments have led to fewer preterm deliveries and C-sections for mothers, and these surgeries have helped improve survival rates for infants.
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How Science and Tech Are Disrupting Every Stage of Human Life

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
The Life Issue: From miracle babies to swipe-happy seniors, how we're born, how we live, how we die—it's all going to change.
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Seniors Get a Wii Bowling League of Their Own

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
When Dennis Berkholtz’s parents moved to a retirement home, he launched the National Senior League for Wii Bowling. It's still going strong.
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Women and Minorities in Tech, By the Numbers

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
More women than ever are finding work in the legal, medical, and technical fields. So why are women avoiding computer science?
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The Science Behind Antiaging Methods

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
As researchers begin to understand how aging works at a molecular level, there’s a glint of promise—and oodles of hype—in new life-­extension treatments.
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App Roundup: Services for Savvy Seniors

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
We all get old, and at some point, everyone's going to need an app that embiggens that doggone tiny mouse type.
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It's Getting Easier for Teens to Achieve Early Stardom

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
With access to more tutorials, audiences, and distribution channels than ever before today's kids are truly becoming teen idols.
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A Brief History of Screen Panic, From TVs to Today

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
For as long as we've had screens, people have worried whether too much screen time would make kids less healthy, more violent, and hopelessly distracted.
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How Kids Can Use 'Screen Time' to Their Advantage

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
Developmental psychologist Alison Gopnik wants us to take a deep breath—and focus on the quality, not quantity, of the time kids use tech.
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An Alternative to Burial and Cremation for Corpse Disposal

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
Alkaline hydrolysis is a clean, green method for dissolving a body into its chemical building blocks; the runny remains just wash down the drain.
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Monero Privacy Protections Aren’t as Strong as They Seem

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
Researchers point out serious gaps in the privacy promises of stealth cryptocoin Monero.
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What Are Screens Doing to Our Eyes—And Our Ability to See?

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
Our eyes are hardening; we can barely see our phones any more. We must learn to look at the wider world.
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A Baby's Battle for Survival Tests How Far Neonatal Medicine Has Come

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
Thanks to advances in neonatal care, Baby Boy Green joined a generation of premature babies whose survival would have been unimaginable a generation ago.
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What Oversharing on Social Media Taught Me About Parenting

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
Sharing my daughter through #MiniMilah helped me connect with a cybervillage of support. Now it’s time to lower the volume.
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Bigger, Brighter, Simpler: A Tablet for the Mature User

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
We asked researchers to help us build a device that's optimized for folks whose sight and motor skills are beginning to fade.
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Teen Driving by the Numbers

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
Kids aren’t getting behind the wheel as much these days. But contrary to popular belief, it’s not just because of smartphones and social media.
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What Happens When You Track Your Boyfriend on Strava

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
A tale of romance, performance, surveillance, and loss.
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Kiddie YouTube: Companies Are Cashing in on Reality TV for Tots

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 06:00
While the strategy carries risks, if it pans out, you could soon see more kids in their own Netflix series or on smartphone apps—or wherever kids are.
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