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The person is alerted their drink has been tampered with by the changing colored dots. (Credit: Drink Savvy/Video)

Local Company Invents Way To Detect Date Rape Drugs In Drinks

It’s a scary thought: having an illegal drug slipped into a drink at a bar or nightclub.

09/02/2013

A quick sweep of your eye is the latest trend in technology. (WBZ-TV)

Latest Trend In Technology Does Away With Passwords And Pins

Most people would agree that keeping track of passwords and pin numbers is a huge hassle.

08/28/2013

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New Technology Used First In Mass. Helps Couples Get Pregnant

Technology first used here in Massachusetts is helping couples have a greater chance of getting pregnant.

08/26/2013

(Photo from: Sesame Ring/Kickstarter)

Start-Up Creates Ring That Doubles As Your MBTA Charlie Card

Some MIT students have come up with a project that will make it easier to hop on the T.

08/23/2013

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Keller @ Large: Chris Anderson, Mass. High Tech Council President

Tax hikes and the local economy were some of the topics WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday on “Keller @ Large” as he sat down with Mass. High Tech Council President Chris Anderson.

08/11/2013

Cape Wind

US To Auction Wind Energy Leases Off Mass. And RI

The federal government will for the first time sell competitive leases for wind energy on the outer continental shelf as it holds an auction for leases for wind farms off the coast of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

07/31/2013

Veebot, the robot phlebotomist. (YouTube image courtesy: Veebot, spectrummag)

Start-Up Company Creates Robot To Draw Blood

Would your trust a robot to draw your blood?

07/31/2013

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Grants Will Help Mass. Undersea “Kites” Project

Three Massachusetts research facilities are getting a boost from the federal government, including money to help find out if undersea “kites” can reliably produce renewable energy.

07/13/2013

A trio of sixth graders say they have come up with a way to reduce concussions. (CBS)

Leominster Sixth Graders Win National Contest For Their Helmet Design

Three sixth graders who set out to create a helmet to prevent concussions, have won a national contest sponsored by the U.S. Army.

07/04/2013

Ministry of Supply's ATLAS socks (Photo by Ministry of Supply/ kickstarter.com)

Boston Start-Up’s Odor-Fighting Socks Made Of Recycled Coffee

An MIT start-up is once again making waves in the clothing industry.

07/03/2013