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Biometrics is giving identities to 'invisible' citizens without ID
More than 1 billion people have no official ID. But fingerprint scanning could give them life-changing digital identities.

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 10:14 AM
You are your password: The world of biometrics
Our digital world is being shaped by our physical bodies. Biometrics are fast becoming the new way to identify ourselves and the industry is booming.

POSTED FEBRUARY 15, 2018 2:58 PM
What the future holds for fitness technology
Swarms of drones follow you while you run, recording video of your workout. Sensors hidden in your T-shirt track your heart rate and how many calories you're burning. Your sunglasses log your miles and respond when you ask, "How's my pace?"

POSTED OCTOBER 18, 2017 10:00 AM
Body Smart: Can a week of wearables improve your health?
I've hit 10,000 steps! My Fitbit is vibrating and digital fireworks are shooting across the tiny screen on my wrist. The only problem is I haven't even arrived at my office yet.

POSTED AUGUST 14, 2017 9:30 AM
There are health-tracking wearables for babies, too
In their Atlanta home, 6-month-old Avery giggled and rolled on his piano mat, kicking his tiny feet into the air, while his mother, Crystal King, quietly checked his temperature on her cell phone.

POSTED NOVEMBER 06, 2017 12:11 PM
How 3-year olds are helping people live longer
On the surface, Nightingale House in London looks like any other residential home for the elderly. With almost 200 residents, it's one of the the largest care homes in the country.

POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2018 4:11 PM
The village where most people live past 100
Antonio Todde was the first man in the world to live to 110, and he resided in Tiana, a village on the Italian island of Sardinia.

POSTED FEBRUARY 12, 2018 1:59 PM
A $17,850 urine test: Industry boom amid opioid epidemic
Urine testing for patients with chronic pain has grown explosively amid the opioid epidemic. It costs billions of dollars annually and has raised concerns that some labs and doctors run urine tests needlessly or charge exorbitant rates to boost profits.

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 6:58 PM
Blood and urine test for autism could enable earlier diagnosis, scientists say
UK and Italian Scientists getting closer to developing blood and urine tests for autism, which could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment of the condition, a new study suggests.

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 5:26 PM
Other viruses cause Zika-like damage to fetuses,

POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2018 3:49 PM

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