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Engineers Harness Cell Phone Technology For Use In Medical Imaging

15 years ago from Science Daily

With an innovative concept developed by UC Berkeley engineers, the ubiquitous cell phone could one day be used to make medical imaging accessible to billions of people around the world....

Microsoft device helping solve crimes

15 years ago from Physorg

Microsoft said thousands of U.S. and international police officers are using a special USB thumb drive to gather digital evidence.

South Korea's First Astronaut Hospitalized With Back Pain

15 years ago from

South Korea's first astronaut has been hospitalized.

Food scientists say stop biofuels to fight world hunger

15 years ago from AP Science

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some top international food scientists Tuesday recommended halting the use of food-based biofuels, such as ethanol, saying it would cut corn prices by 20 percent during a...

Drought Spotlights Small Georgia County

15 years ago from CBSNews - Science

The historic drought gripping Georgia has put overlooked Dade County squarely in the spotlight. And the state's efforts to tap into the nearby Tennessee River could give the county of...

House Of Lords Goes High-Tech

15 years ago from CBSNews - Science

The British House of Lords is a centuries-old institution, but Larry Magid found that the upper house of Parliament is embracing some aspects of the 21st century.

"Grand Theft Auto IV" Hits Store Shelves

15 years ago from CBSNews - Science

"Grand Theft Auto IV" went on sale Tuesday, with many fans lining up at midnight to gobble up the popular video game.

GD-brand ground cumin recalled in Canada

15 years ago from UPI

OTTAWA, April 30 (UPI) -- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning against consuming GD-brand ground cumin because of a potential contamination hazard.

Langer a finalist for Millennium Technology Prize

15 years ago from MIT Research

MIT Institute Professor Robert Langer has been chosen as a finalist for the Millennium Technology Prize, the world's largest prize for technology innovation. MIT alumus Andrew Viterbi '56, SM '57,...

Meet Nexi, the Media Lab's latest robot star

15 years ago from MIT Research

A new experimental robot from the MIT Media Lab can slant its eyebrows in anger, or raise them in surprise, and show a wide assortment of facial expressions to communicate...

E-ZPass takes a toll

15 years ago from MIT Research

Eighteen months of road trips between Boston and New York and one Eureka moment inspired MIT economist Amy Finkelstein to study the hidden cost of E-ZPass, the popular electronic toll...

Seafoam hits fan over hurricane research

15 years ago from MIT Research

Kerry Emanuel, MIT professor of meteorology, answers questions about his latest complex hurricane research, the results of which, he says, validate the connection he found between global warming and hurricane...