All in the Fingertips: "Smart Glove" Could Change Surgery

This electronic sensor-infused stretchy fingertip-cover lets doctors feel the body’s electric activity.

Surgical tools beware; researchers are developing a smart glove that could become the only device needed for procedures like ultrasound scans and removing unwanted tissue.

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People Are Awesome: Adam Yauch Makes Sure Beastie Boys Songs Won't Become Ad Jingles

Beastie Boy Adam Yauch's will says that his songs and artistic property can't be used in advertisements.

In a legacy-preserving, anti-sell-out power statement, fallen Beastie Boy Adam Yauch barred the band’s music from being used in advertisements, his will revealed.

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Researchers Create Picture Dictionary for Cities

Researchers used a vast library of Google Street View images to find the visual features that define some of our greatest cities.

What gives your city its unique visual character?

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A Community-Based, Members Only, All Female Health Site

With a new social platform, ChickRx aims to smarten the conversation around women's health and wellness.

Two twenty-something Ivy League grads were fed up with ill-advised health tips from friends and fruitless Google searches, so they decided to build a digital home for the kind of trustworthy medical advice they couldn't find. Meghan Muntean and Stacey Borden are co-founders of ChickRx, a health information site specifically tailored to chicks. This week the site updates from a strictly editorial platform to one where women now can pose questions themselves—with the option of anonymity—and get answers from medical experts and other women. We caught up with the founders to find out more about their plans for the site.

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Making a More Empathetic MBA In the Mumbai Slums

Pairing tomorrow's captains of industry with Mumbai's neediest, one Indian Business School is putting its students through intensive empathy training.


Pairing tomorrow's captains of industry with today's neediest in boomtown Mumbai, one Indian Business School is putting its students through intensive humility and empathy training and turning out the next generation of socially-aware MBAs.

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research requires its students to spend several hours a month mentoring kids in some of the city’s most impoverished schools.

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