The hottest scientific journal article of 2016 wasn’t on black holes or dinosaur-killing asteroids: it was on the Affordable Care Act, and it was penned by sitting President Barack Obama. Imagine that ever happening again.
A new study just released by the Journal of the American Medical Association has pointed to a link between television viewing and the risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality — causing a rash of news reports claiming that television will kill you.
Now I know why I'm really here: I'm helping the other Gizmodo writers prevent heart disease, bone fractures, cancer, diabetes and a completely wonked up metabolism by working the night shift.
Brain surgeons at Boston University have enabled a mute man to speak again by implanting an electrode into his brain. The electrode senses when he's thinking about vowels and reproduces them using a speech synthesizer.