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Health

This Gross Sound Your Knee Makes Could Be a Sign of Health

Scientists are developing a microphone knee band to measure the sounds of an injured joint's healing progress.
Madison Margolin
5.29.16
Sports

After Sharapova Revelation, Nootropics Sites Say Demand for Meldonium Is Surging

"As a joke we now call mildronate ‘the Sharaponate.’"
Gian Volpicelli
3.11.16
Modern Medicine

Health Tech's 'Vitruvian Man'

Health and fitness apps have created a new physical ideal based on averages and aggregates.
Roisin Kiberd
7.16.15
Culture

A 'Mixed Reality' Ski Race Put Skiers in Three Countries on the Same Slope

Two virtual reality skiers raced a real skier down an Austrian piste.
Victoria Turk
2.3.15
Football

Goal-Line Technology Will Help Settle World Cup Scores

But there's still plenty left to blame on the human ref.
Victoria Turk
6.13.14
Culture

Robotic Legs and 50,000 Dimples: The Technology Behind the World Cup Football

Yes, the ball itself. We spoke to the designers about how you can possibly innovate such a fundamental piece of kit.
Victoria Turk
6.2.14
Culture

So Stephen Hawking Predicted England's Chances of Winning the World Cup

"I am an Englishman and will be cheering our boys all the way to the final in Rio … But my money is on Brazil.”
Victoria Turk
5.28.14
Culture

Nike Laboratories Solve the Problem of the Sweaty English Football Player

Look out, Brazil, these $150 shirts have laser-cut ventilation holes and are partially made from water bottles.
Victoria Turk
4.1.14
Sport

Switzerland Will Host the First Bionic Olympics in 2016

Cybathlon is a cyborg-friendly competition for parathletes.
Meghan Neal
3.26.14
Sport

Why Won't the Washington Nationals Fight the FAA On Drones?

The most dangerous thing flying around Nationals’ spring training are line drives, not five pound drones.
Jason Koebler
3.18.14
Motherboard Blog

Geocaching Has Proudly Brought Nerds and Hiking Together for 13 Years Now

Scavenging for hidden time capsules in the woods with geo-positioning tech is still a thing.
Daniel Stuckey
5.3.13