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Nintendo’s new 3D console ‘gives gamers headaches’


March 31st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): Japan-based Nintendo's new 3D console, which was supposed to provide gamers with a mind-blowing experience, has only succeeded in giving them a headache.Hundreds of angry users have complained ... Read more...

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Now, test to analyse kids’ saliva for cannabis or cocaine use in 5mins


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Brit scientists have developed a disposable drugs test that allows parents to check whether their wards have been taking cannabis or cocaine by analysing a droplet of saliva.The ... Read more...

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‘Lab on a chip’ micro rheometer to improve viscosity tests dramatically


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have created a miniature device that can make complex viscosity measurements on sample sizes as small as a ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new sensor array to detect single molecules


March 8th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 8 (ANI): MIT chemical engineers have developed a new sensor array that can detect single molecules of hydrogen peroxide emanating from a single living cell.Hydrogen peroxide damages cells and their ... Read more...

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Smartphones may help diagnose acute appendicitis


November 30th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Using a handheld device or mobile phone equipped with special software, radiologists can accurately diagnose acute appendicitis from a remote location, according to a new study.Asim F. Choudhri, ... Read more...

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Scientists make ‘thermometer’ to assess Earth’s health


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Scientists at Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel have developed what is literally a 'thermometer' for the Earth, which would assess the health of our planet.Known as the ... Read more...

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Scientists aim to improve water quality in space


September 14th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 14 (ANI): In a research aimed at improving the quality of water in space, University of Utah chemists have developed a two-minute water quality monitoring method that just started six ... Read more...

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‘Mobile ID’ devices herald next generation of biometric gadgets


August 27th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): Reports indicate that a new generation of small, portable, versatile biometric devices, referred to as 'Mobile ID', are flourishing.These devices gather, process and transmit an individual's biometric data, ... Read more...

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Soon, soundwaves may help find early dental decay


August 25th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Aussie researchers are developing a tool that can use sound waves to identify early stages of tooth decay by measuring the mineral content of teeth.Tooth decay begins by ... Read more...

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New handheld device detects anthrax with outstanding accuracy and reliability


June 26th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have developed a handheld device that can detect anthrax with outstanding accuracy and reliability.The device, called Ceeker (pronounced "seeker"), was made by scientists at Veritide Ltd., a ... Read more...

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Barack Obama has yet to get his spy-proof BlackBerry


April 25th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Contrary to previous rumors, President Barack Obama hasn't gotten his super-secure BlackBerry.According to The Washington Times, the American leader will have to long for his souped-up smartphone ... Read more...

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Datawind launches PocketSurfer2 in India, promotes internet on the move


January 16th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Datawind Ltd, a provider of wireless web access products and services, Friday launched PocketSurfer2, a device to surf the Net while being on the move. Priced at ... Read more...

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Electronic biological chips bring ultra-portable detectors closer to reality


January 16th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): A new study has raised Penn State researchers hopes for the development of a handheld device that will recognize and immediately report on a wide variety of ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist paves way for toxic chemicals handheld nano detectors


November 12th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): An Indian origin physics professor at Clemson has made a major breakthrough in nanotechnology which may lead to nano-scale electromechanical sensors that can read and alert us ... Read more...

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Now electronic tongue to test wine


August 4th, 2008 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Barcelona/London, Aug 4 (DPA) Spanish scientists have developed an "electronic tongue" for rapid assessment of age and variety of wine, Britain's Royal Society of Chemistry said Monday. The handheld device, which was ... Read more...

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BlackBerries arouse resentment in some users


May 5th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): Though they might be in vogue at the moment, BlackBerries also arouse resentment in some who use them, according to a new study.The detailed study of 30 ... Read more...

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