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Study Says Students Would Rather Go Without Food than Without Their Phones

Research into smartphone addiction is still in its preliminary stages, but folks: It's looking bleak.
Jelisa Castrodale
3 days ago
Technology

New Advancements In Prosthetic Limbs Are Making It Easier To Crack Open a Cold One

The Coapt system allows users to accomplish two-handed tasks in the kitchen, and elsewhere, better than ever before.
Lauren Rothman
10.24.18
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The Latest Cruelty-Free Meat Is Chicken Nuggets Grown from Cells

Some geniuses have figured out a way to take a single feather and make it into tender nugs. Just don't call them 'lab-grown.'
Jelisa Castrodale
10.23.18
Technology

This Lettuce-Peeling Robot Is Another Step Toward Human-Free Agriculture

It won't happen overnight, but mechanization is a growing threat to the agricultural labor force.
Lauren Rothman
10.2.18
Technology

Crab Shells Could Become the Plastic of the Future

Researchers have found that instead of going into the garbage, crab shells could be going into a new form of biodegradable packaging.
Lauren Rothman
7.26.18
Technology

WATCH: Genius Dude Converts Car Windshield Wipers into Kombucha Fountain

"I regret everything. Everything's sticky. I don't even think I can get the smell out if I clean it."
Jelisa Castrodale
7.25.18
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Chilean Man Paid for New Android Phone with 127 Pounds of Avocados

And they said avocado toast is a waste of money. Who's laughing now?
Jelisa Castrodale
6.4.18
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The Man Who Turned Pizza into a Drone Is Either a Genius or One of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Happy Friday!
Hilary Pollack
5.18.18
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This Googly-Eyed Robot Is the Newest Employee at a Tennessee Grocery Store

Marty the robot wanders around the store, checking prices and alerting staff to spills.
Lauren Rothman
5.11.18
Technology

'Cryptomatoes' Are Bringing Together Bitcoin Mining and Agriculture

One major criticism of cryptocurrency has been the huge amount of electricity required to mine it. This five-acre greenhouse is one solution.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.26.18
Technology

Rabbi Suggests That Lab-Grown Pork Might Be Kosher

New food technology could call for revising—or at least clarifying—some of Judaism's oldest rules.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.23.18
Technology

Apple Has Patented a Crumb-Resistant Keyboard

Finally, some good news for messy eaters.
Mayukh Sen
3.12.18