Meet the Teams Who Are Building the World's First Medical Tricorder

Wouldn't it be amazing if we all had a personal medical scanning device like Star Trek's tricorder? Now the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE is hoping to make it happen. We spoke to some contestants to learn how they're planning to win part of the $10 million in prize money. » 3/13/14 11:00am 3/13/14 11:00am

My deadly genetic disease was just a bug

Earlier today, the FDA sent a warning letter to gene-testing company 23andme. And then Spacedeck co-founder Lukas Hartmann, aka @mntmn, decided to publish the following story about the pitfalls of genetic testing — the time 23andme claimed to have diagnosed him with a deadly disease. » 11/25/13 2:26pm 11/25/13 2:26pm