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Why Not Google Map Your Body?

Researchers have used Google Maps tech to create zoomable “maps” of the human body.<p>No, you won’t need Dennis Quaid to travel to the Innerspace of your body–just a little Google Maps know-how. Researchers at the University of South Wales, borrowing the algorithms Google Maps uses to make sense of …

New 'Exosuit' To Take Ocean Divers To Stupendous Depths (PHOTO, VIDEO, INFOGRAPHIC)

Talk about taking the plunge. A new submersible body suit will take ocean divers to a depth of 1,000 feet and let them spend hours there observing and collecting marine species that are hard to get at with conventional diving gear or submersibles.<p>If all goes according to plan, the metal Exosuit …

Technology may 'transform' healthcare treatments

In the future, people may be able to do medical check-ups from home instead of going to the hospital.<p>Smartphones and even home appliances may also be used to manage chronic diseases like diabetes.<p>That's the hope of some companies, which are looking at ways to harness the power of technology.<p>But can …

Chronic Disease

Practicing 'Extreme Medicine,' From Deep Sea To Outer Space

Dr. Kevin Fong works on "the edges" of medicine — researching how humans survive extremes of heat, cold, trauma, outer space and deep sea. "We're still exploring the human body and what medicine can do in the same way that the great explorers of the 20th century and every age before them explored …

The best iPhone and iPad apps for extreme sports

If you are a fan of extreme sports or want to learn more about living life on the edge, then check out our list of the best extreme sports apps for …

This tiny device will bring action sports to the next level

WHO KNOWS. Maybe if I had one of these back in 1990 counting how many backside 360s off a launch ramp I was landing I’d still be skating today. …

Extreme Sports

5 Extreme Winter Sports You've Gotta Try

Winter Sports

The Crash Reel: A compelling close-up look at extreme-sporting culture

The hook of <i>The Crash Reel</i> is that it's about the rivalry between two famous American snowboarders, but in reality, Lucy Walker's slickly produced documentary is about one man's ongoing battle with himself – on and off the slopes.<p>Unable to definitively defeat U.S. Olympic teammate Shaun White in …

'OK Glass, Save A Life.' The Application Of Google Glass In Sudden Cardiac Death

Google Glass has made its way into healthcare. Its use in the operating room and in medical education has been profiled here. Yet the magic of Glass will be found in the applications that can make this “technology” into real-world solutions for health and medicine. It’s a bit like the smart phone …

How Leap Motion can use its accelerator program to … leapfrog the competition

When you build something new, you need to show people it’s worth it. In the technology world one way to do that is to find applications for your …

Consumer tech prepares to invade the operating room

Much like enterprises are using more consumer technology (or consumer-like) technology, hospitals are also trying to figure out how shifts in user …

This is What Happens When You Teach Machines the Power of Natural Selection

Psychopathic machines? Lethal AI? These are the concepts we should be thinking about when we talk about the benefits of self-improving software. An …

As artificial intelligence grows, so do ethical concerns

Now that Google is delving even deeper into artificial intelligence, the minds behind "Don't be evil" might face real questions of right and wrong.<p>This week the Mountain View search titan snatched up DeepMind, which develops artificial intelligence software. The price tag and the specifics of the …

Lampard hopeful over new deal

Frank Lampard told ITV Sport "it looks good'' for his chances of a new contract at Chelsea as he celebrated Europa League success on Wednesday …

Soccer

Larry Page Reminded Us Why We Love Google Today

Larry Page, Google's CEO and co-founder, closed out the Google I/O keynote today with a sentimental, almost subdued speech. He didn't sound like a …