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NSA has yet to fix security holes that helped Snowden leaks

Edward Snowden's success in leaking NSA data was chalked up in part to the agency's own security lapses, so you'd think that the agency would have tightened up its procedures in the past five years… right? Apparently not. The NSA Inspector Genera…
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Steady hands — a robot just helped doctors perform a novel eye surgery

If the idea of something touching your eye makes you a bit queasy, you certainly won’t like a medical innovation involving a robot, a needle, and a retinal vein. All the same, it’s an important development in the field of ophthalmology.

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Algorithms helped design this smart update on the orthopedic cast

A team of engineers have reinvented the orthopedic cast for the 21st century, using some algorithms and smart materials. We still don’t think we want to break our arm to test it, but we’re weirdly tempted.

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This app has helped Detroit fix more than 10,000 resident-reported problems in six months

One mobile app has sparked a wave of positive change for Detroit, a struggling city that covers about 140 square miles and has about 680,000 residents. In just six months, an app launched by the city has led to the resolution of more than 10,000 problems.

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Robotic exoskeleton and zaps of electricity helped man walk again

It's not the first time Mark Pollock tested Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton, but he can now move more naturally, as you can see in the video below the fold. That's because Pollock, who's been paralyzed from the waist down since 2010, gained back some con…
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