Google offers high-tech spoon that stays steady in shaky hands

November 26, 2014 4:50 AM

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For a company best known for its search engine, Google is making big investments in the medical field: A contact lens to help diabetics monitor their glucose levels; magnetic nano particles to detect signs of cancer and impending heart attacks.

Its latest medical venture is the Liftware spoon, which could make life easier for the millions of people who live with Parkinson's disease or with essential tremor, a nervous system disorder that causes rhythmic shaking.

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