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Autism could be diagnosed in 3-month-old babies with a simple EEG

A team of researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and Boston University have made s major breakthrough in the early diagnosis of autism spectrum …

Autism

Man turns wife’s criticism of his culinary skills into a robotic cooking machine

Never say that nagging never accomplished anything — apparently, one enterprising wife managed to nag her husband into creating a smart robotic chef. …

Cooking

Human hair as a computer interface

UC Berkeley researcher and artist Eric Paulos and his students continue their explorations of "cosmetic computing" with a new prototype and paper …

Hair

Canada's Defense Department Is Funding a Quantum Radar System

Cutting-edge physics has driven military innovation for over a century, from Marie Curie’s x-ray machines of World War I to the quest for the atomic …

Quantum Mechanics

MIT wants to control your dreams with a glove

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently developed a device that allows a person to maintain a semi-conscious state between wakefulness and sleeping.<p><b>Why it matters:</b> There’s now a working “sleep interface,” in the form of a device that allows humans to have a small amount …

MIT

10 Habits of Irresistible People

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Personality<p>Things Irresistible People Do<p>10 Habits of Irresistible People<p>Shares<p>We've all met this type of person who attracts everybody …

Self-help

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

One day your sweaty workout clothes could power electronic devices

Scientists have developed a fabric that generates electricity when stretched—and works better wet.<p>Anyone watching Swedish scientist Anja Lund working out on an aerobic stepper recently might have thought it a strange way to get fit. She was stepping while holding a shoulder bag, its arm strap …

Nanotech

Wristband Lets the Brain Control a Computer with a Thought and a Twitch

An electronic bracelet is being readied for mental control of computers, prosthetics and other devices—all without the need to drill a hole in your …

Neurophilosophy

Here’s how Uber’s self-driving cars are supposed to detect pedestrians

A self-driving vehicle made by Uber has struck and killed a pedestrian. It’s the first such incident and will certainly be scrutinized like no other autonomous vehicle interaction in the past. But on the face of it it’s hard to understand how, short of a total system failure, this could happen, …

A self-driving car in every driveway? Solid-state lidar is the key

Ever noticed how self-driving cars end up wearing some weird hats?<p>The earliest self-driving military trucks looked like they had spinning coffee cans …

Here are 64 startups that launched today at Y Combinator’s W18 Demo Day 1

Biotech, robotics, and fintech startups took the spotlight today at Y Combinator’s 26th Demo Day. This batch features 141 total companies from 23 countries, with presentations spread over two days. The house was packed at Mountain View’s Computer History Museum with wealthy investors forced to …

Move over, lithium! Researchers create world’s first rechargeable proton battery

A team of researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, has created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery. The current battery is …

12 Emerging Internet of Things (IoT) Trends That Will Become Mainstream In 2018

In November, in a dive into what is driving enterprise interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) we found that, for the moment at least, enterprises …

Internet of Things

Theranos founder, CEO Elizabeth Holmes sued by SEC for fraud

The charges, also filed against the company and its former president, relate to false promises of a portable blood analyzer.<p>Theranos, the once-promising company that set out to innovate blood testing, is continuing its downward spiral.<p>The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Theranos, its …

Theranos

Why Most People Will Remain in Mediocrity

Most people will never become truly successful.<p>“It’s lonely at the top. 99% of people are convinced they are incapable of achieving great things, so …

Motivation

AI trained to spot heart disease risks using retina scan

The blood vessels in the eye reflect the state of the whole circulatory system.<p>The idea behind using a neural network for image recognition is that …

Deep Learning

The three key CTO skills

I’ve been CTO of HappyFunCorp since last year, and it has been a deeply edifying experience. Everything people told me was mostly true: I write less code; I go to more meetings, and turn up in more conference calls; I think more strategically, and less tactically; my time is spent in a more …

Tech Industry

9 Things People Who Fail Do on a Regular Basis (Don’t Do These)

Instead of listing the clichés here, I am going to take a slightly different approach.<p>Failure, in general, is a misunderstood concept.<p>If you go out …

The longevity healthtech market is an investor's dream

The world’s population is ageing. According to the United Nations, the number of people aged 60+ today, 0.9 billion people, is set to grow to 1.4 …

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can lead you away <b>from your gaps,</b> your failures, your sabotaging self, and …

Leadership

Intel is making smart glasses that actually look good

Exclusive first look at Vaunt, which uses retinal projection to put a display in your eyeball<p>The most important parts of Intel’s new Vaunt smart glasses are the pieces that were left out.<p>There is no camera to creep people out, no button to push, no gesture area to swipe, no glowing LCD screen, no …

Wearable Tech

10 cleaning and laundry tips that'll make your life easier

Get your house clean with less effort using these simple tips.<p>You probably love a clean house, but hate the time and effort it takes to get it there. Here are 10 tips to make your house cleaner, with less guesswork and hassle.<p>You may be washing your bath towels too much<p>If you're one of those people …

Particles

3 Things I Learned About the Future of Technology at This Year's CES

In a dimly lit ballroom inside the MGM casino in Las Vegas earlier this month, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang was discussing a strange topic in front of a …

5-Hour Rule: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

<b>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.”</b><i><br>— Charlie Munger,</i> …

Self-improvement

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

XPRIZE finalist Cloud DX’s Vitaliti is a serious health wearable

Plenty of wearables companies make health claims that are dubious at best. It’s true that companies like Fitbit and Apple are getting a bit more serious about the whole thing, participating in university studies and working with insurance companies, but on a whole, I certainly wouldn’t trust my own …

Lishtot’s TestDrop tells you whether water is safe to drink without even touching it

Consistent access to clean water is something billions lack, and part of that is the inability to check whether one’s water is clean or not. Lishtot could help change this with a tiny device that instantly determines if water is safe to drink just by analyzing the electric field around it — no …

E.coli

WTF is machine learning?

While the number of headlines about machine learning might lead one to think that we just discovered something profoundly new, the reality is that the technology is nearly as old as computing.<p>It’s no coincidence that Alan Turing, one of the most influential computer scientists of all time, started …

Some Gadgets We Might Actually Buy From CES 2018

Twelve Wirecutter reporters and editors spent three days working overtime at the CES 2018 trade show to find just a few things that we might consider …