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Googly eyes: Smart contact lens would test glucose in diabetics' tears

Google Projects just announced a new breakthrough in medical tech: A smart contact lens that monitors diabetics' glucose levels without painful finger-pricks.

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ChefJet 3D printer is the sweetest thing we saw at CES

Think 3D printing is just for plastic knick-knacks? Think again. This one lets you print delicious sweets. Want.

This cuddly, snuggly, high-tech therapy robot saved our CES

Need a hug? Paro the baby harp seal is happy to oblige. But this is no toy—it's a sophisticated medical device for when traditional therapy animals aren't a practical option.

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The PowerUp 3.0 is not your grandpa’s paper airplane

This Bluetooth powered device clips to your paper airplane and lets you control if from your smartphone. Yep.

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Corning cleans up its act with germ-fighting Gorilla Glass

The antimicrobial material Corning introduced at CES may find its way to your iPhones and Samsung gear in the near future.

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How to make an ugly, tech-centric holiday sweater

Because your usual design of Santa and kittens isn't enough to turn heads anymore.

Geeky holiday gifts for people you secretly hate

What's wrong with a little passive aggressiveness for the holidays?

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Beyond the bra: Five other personal products Microsoft should make

Why stop at a bra? Here are five other pieces of "personal technology" that could benefit from Microsoft's touch.

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Intel app winner conjures music with a wave of the hand

Shikumi Design won $100,000 from Intel for its Kagura app, which could turn DJing into performance art.

Biohazard lab makes a communicator Jean-Luc Picard might recognize

It's lonely wearing a containment suit, and loud too. New communicator badges right out of Star Trek will be a boon to research.

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Google's barges will be floating art projects with giant fish fin sails

Newly unveiled documents show the barges will be more than mere floating boxy showcases.

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Use for mystery 'Google Barges' revealed -- yawn, they're product event centers

Google says its large barges will be used to showcase new technology. They are not giant floating data centers or wild party boats, dang it.

Bring your Halloween jack-o'-lanterns to life with these tech hacks

If you really want to scare the crap out of the neighbor's kids, you need a pumpkin with batteries!

Behind the scenes at Shapeways, New York's 3D-printing marketplace

Shapeways churns out everything from designer gowns to iPhone cases, using nothing but a printer and some nylon powder.

MakeVR lets you design 3D-printed objects with handheld controllers

Using the new software from Sixsense is sort of like playing a video game—except the goal is to create a 3D model.