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May 25, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
The fastest nano-sized motor and the fastest electric motorcycle round out this week's technology.
Mar 27, 2014 07:56 AM ET
A new study suggests that when it comes to racial stereotypes in violennt games like Saints Row 2, it really does matter which avatar we play. But that doesn't mean we should stop playing avatars that are different from us. Tara explains why.
Nov 9, 2013 08:50 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Avatar crime fighters, glow-in-the-dark ice cream and a bulletproof, pinstripe suit are what caught our eye this week.
May 30, 2013 01:10 PM ET // Nic Halverson
By talking to a virtual representation of their auditory hallucinations, three people were able to quiet the voices in their head. Continue reading →
Mar 20, 2013 09:33 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Want to send a really happy message or an angry one? This creepy floating head can deliver. ->
Feb 8, 2013 12:29 PM ET // Nic Halverson
After years in the making, an augmented reality robot physically embodies the appearance of a virtual character. ->
Jan 4, 2013 12:24 PM ET // Nic Halverson
The intersection of sex and technology has never been so fertile.