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New Bill Would Give People in New York City the Right to Disconnect After Work

The bill would make it illegal for employers to require people to respond to emails, texts, and calls after work hours.
Jesse Hicks
3.23.18
tech
tech

Birth Control App Blamed for 37 Unintended Pregnancies

A hospital reported the Natural Cycles app to Swedish medical authorities.
Jesse Hicks
1.16.18
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

Sperm Robots Are Being Tested to Treat Cervical Cancer

The swimmers seem to be a good drug delivery system.
Michelle Malia
12.22.17
mental health
mental health

I Tripped on Shrooms in VR With the 'Hallucination Machine'

"Reality was very literally melting away before my eyes."
Simon Doherty
12.19.17
global health
global health

This Flying Hospital Trains Doctors to Fight Blindness Around the World

The majority of blindness cases are in the developing world a lot of them could be prevented or treated.
Clara Hogan
12.14.17
tech
tech

iPhones Are Really Bad at Tracking Your Steps

Apple's Health app underestimates your daily step count by up to 21 percent.
Jesse Hicks
12.7.17
mental health
mental health

This Video Game Improved the Attention Spans of People With ADHD

It could become the first ever prescription video game.
Jesse Hicks
12.5.17
Meducation
Meducation

A New Digital Pill Snitches on Patients Who Skip Their Meds

If they opt in to sharing the data with their doctor.
Michelle Malia
11.15.17
Screen Crack
Screen Crack

Your Phone Is a Low-Key Libido Murderer

Our devices are degrading our health in ways we might not even realize.
Nadja Sayej
6.29.17
it's a bird it's a plane
it's a bird it's a plane

Drones Could Save Lives Faster Than Paramedics

Copters carrying AEDs might increase survival odds in people suffering cardiac arrest.
Jesse Hicks
6.14.17
Whoa
Whoa

You Can Now Tell Your Problems to a Robot

And it can actually treat you effectively.
Dyllan Furness
6.7.17
Motherboard Homepage
Motherboard Homepage

This Device Zaps Water With Electricity to Make It Drinkable

A big step toward a scalable, energy-efficient water purification device.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.12.17