The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing today for the Stop Online Piracy Act, a bill aimed at fighting online piracy. Tech companies expressed their opposition to the bill. I interviewed an entrepreneur about his experience in dealing with Chinese copycats.
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The BodyWave, an iPod-sized device, can read your mind through the body instead of monitoring directly from your head. The gadget measures brain activity to control 3D simulations on the computer screen, helping to minimize stress and anxiety.
Cake Health is like Mint.com for your health bills. I interviewed Cake Health's co-founder Rebecca Woodcock at the Rock Health demo day.
A field trip to The Exploratorium turns into a little film project for a Silicon Valley investor's kids. They recorded the battery experiment with an iPad, edited the footage in iMovie, and published it to YouTube.
Health costs associated with climate change are: $14 billion dollars, 21,000 emergency room visits, 1,700 deaths, and 9,000 hospitalizations. In the first study to look at the health care costs of climate change, Columbia researchers make a case for more preparation to respond to climate change.
Using machine learning, Stanford researchers taught computers to sniff out breast cancer better than doctors. The computer pathologist can analyze images of cancerous tissues.
By illuminating the ear canal, a device can reduce symptoms of seasonal affective disorder. As winter sets in, a light might be the answer to winter blues.
Capture those little moments in life with the Swivl mount. As a video blogger, I can't wait to get my hands on this product.
Researchers discovered that light can be a tool to treat cancer, without damaging surrounding tissue and may soon be used for more specific treatment.
Using Foldit, gamers solve scientific problems. Here's how gamers create recipes for protein-folding algorithms.
Ion Torrent's CEO Jonathan Rothberg says to expect the $1,000 genome by 2012. Instead of using conventional wet chemistry to sequence DNA, Ion Torrent's DNA machine uses computer chips for a faster, cheaper read.
Jawbone's Up is a flashy wristband that can track everything from your sleep patterns to steps you take to what you're eating.
Scientists at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen created a sensor system that can detect the vital signs of the driver to help the car understand what it needs to do in stressful situations.
Quid used its algorithms to map the landscape of the clean tech industry over the past decade. The visualization shows how recycling is related to biofuels, where energy generation is linked to sustainable agriculture, and more.
Do you know that your body is an ecosystem for microbes? University of California at Davis profess Jonathan Eisen explained how he wants to map the microbial diversity of the human body and around the world to better understand pandemics, agriculture, disease, and much more.
I interviewed the winners from the 2011 Intel Science and Engineering Fair. While the two California high school students have since gone to college, I asked them to explain their experiment at The Compass Summit in Los Angeles.
Boston Dynamics introduces a humanoid robot that can do push-ups, walk, and kneel. It's been designed to test clothing for soldiers.
Stats show that robbers check social networks to see if you're home.
While laser beams have been known to trap tiny particles in the lab, NASA scientists are hoping the same is true for space missions. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center will examine three ways to grab particles via laser beams.
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