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Stem cell treatment for horses to be trialled on humans

<b>"No-one has ever put a stem cell into a human Achilles tendon before in the UK," says Andy Goldberg, a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.</b><p>But all of that is about to change.<p>Dr Goldberg is leading the first trial of a new treatment which has been working …

Nike+ Running for Android Updated With New Features and Enhancements

If you happen to be a regular user of the Nike+ Running app on your Android device, you be glad to know that Nike has released an update for the app …

A 20-Year-Old Caught Her Alleged Rapist With The Find My iPhone App

Lindsey said her alleged assailant also stole an iPhone and credit cards from various purses before leaving the scene. Police were able to track down a suspect due to three factors; how quickly Lindsey called 911, DNA testing, and the Find-My-iPhone app.<p>A suspect was identified the day after the …

Glance is a Kickstarter project that turns any watch into a smartwatch

Love the idea of owning a smartwatch but hate the idea of giving up your existing watch? Glance is a tiny add-on that gives your wrist the best features of a smartwatch at a rock-bottom price.<p>Wearables — and smartwatches in particular — are just about all anyone in the technosphere wants to talk …

Computing a Cure for HIV: 9 Ways Supercomputers Help Scientists Understand and Treat the Virus

An atomic model of the HIV-1 capsid, or shell.<p>HIV/AIDS has caused an estimated 36 million deaths, according to the World Health Organization, and remains a major menace worldwide. Today approximately 35 million people are living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), including more than 1 …

The Japanese Prime Minister Wants To Hold A Robot Olympics In Tokyo

"In 2020 I would like to gather all of the world's robots and aim to hold an Olympics where they compete in technical skills," he told the Japanese press, according to Betabeat. Of course, 2020 is also the year Tokyo will be holding the 32nd Summer Olympic Games, so the first-ever Robot Olympics …

How It Works: World Cup Goal Line Technology

Brazil 2014 is the first FIFA World Cup in which the refs have a little technological assistance to help them know whether the ball crossed the goal line.<p><b>This year, for the first time, technology is</b> making the tough calls at the World Cup in Brazil. And with replay tech, it is actually several …

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This Ingenious Hoodie Could Save Homeless People's Lives

When Anders Hsi constructed a hoodie that zips up the front of a wearer’s face, he had in mind a person who values his privacy, like a passenger on an airplane.<p>But when a homeless man named Joe approached Hsi and was eager to try on the innovative sweatshirt, Hsi realized his product could take on …

Will people let Dropcam see into their homes when it’s owned by Google?

Nest, which makes internet-connected smart devices for the home, has bought Dropcam, which makes cameras that monitor the home, for $555 million. Nest was itself acquired by Google back in January for $3.2 billion.<p>“Eventually, the plan is for us to work together to reinvent products that will help …

Comcast is turning your home router into a public Wi-Fi hotspot

If you're a Comcast cable customer, your home's private Wi-Fi router is being turned into a public hotspot.<p>It's potentially creepy and annoying. But the upside is Internet everywhere.<p>It's been one year since Comcast (CMCSA) started its monster project to blanket residential and commercial areas …

iFind is the world's first battery-free location tag

iFind is a battery-free item location tag. It helps you ease the pain by saving you the time and frustration of trying to locate your misplaced item. Plus, your brain is also liberated from intense thoughts of “where did I last put it?”<p>Item-locating hardware devices like iFind aim to aid you in the …