Health-Oriented Foods Expected in Next Wave of GMO’s

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According to an Associated Press article published this week, the next wave of genetically modified foods may include pink pineapples, purple tomatoes, and many other health-oriented oddities. The article’s release comes not long after the U.S. government approved a handful of somewhat controversial items for sale in grocery stores, which has spurred speculation about what may be next … Read more

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NFL Hopefuls Fine-Tune Skills with Fitness Tech

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In preparation for the NFL Scouting Combine, some athletes have turned to new fitness-oriented technologies to boost their workouts and gain an edge over the competition. The idea of harnessing tech to improve workouts was discussed in a fair amount of detail in the first book of the series. However, for readers who aren’t familiar with … Read more

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Fitness Device Makers Announce “Smart Hat”

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LifeBEAM, an Israeli device manufacturer has announced a new fitness-tracking device in the form of a ball cap — or “smart hat”. The device’s touted capabilities rival what we have come to expect from most other fitness-tracking devices in this segment, including a heart-rate monitor, calorie counter, and cadence tracker. According to the company’s website, the wearable is … Read more

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Oculus Rift’s Potential Showcased by Surgery Demo

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The Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset, is being used in combination with cameras attached to surgeons in order to show medical students what surgery looks like from a firsthand perspective. A team of french surgeons has tapped the Oculus Rift to help teach med students about surgery. The idea is novel and the results are quite … Read more

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