medical diagnostics

Ancient idea shows way to utilise wasted heat


June 14th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) A phenomenon first observed by ancient Greek philosopher Theophrastus 2,300 years ago, has become the basis for a new device designed to harness enormous amounts of ... Read more...

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Scientists develop MRI for batteries


February 13th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Scientists have now unravelled a tool of medical diagnostics to improve a battery's performance and its safe internal workings, a study reveals.Mobile phones, cameras, iPods require ... Read more...

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Harnessing electromagnetic waves for medical scanning


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) A breakthrough in exploiting electromagnetic waves has potentially opened the way for more advanced medical diagnosis. This should allow future terahertz waves (T-rays) systems to be ... Read more...

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Camera phones can play vital role in diagnostics


December 15th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Camera phones can play a vital role in medical diagnostics, especially in remote or rural areas, reveals a study.The study led by researcher Coosje Tuijn of ... Read more...

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Rust and sand could help detect cervical cancer, diarrhoea


February 1st, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists in Vietnam say that the next big thing in medical diagnostics could be magnetic nanoparticles of rust (iron oxide) coated with silicon dioxide, the material from which ... Read more...

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Breath test to tell when the fat starts to burn off


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) A breathalyser to reveal how much fat you burn off at the gym is being developed by scientists. Exercise machines currently estimate when people enter the "fat ... Read more...

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Now, a breath test that tells you when fat starts to burn off in gym


January 23rd, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): British scientists have developed a breathalyser that tells how much fat you are burning off at the gym.The device is being built to pinpoint the moment when a ... Read more...

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New Imaging technique accurately identifies cancer cells


November 25th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): An imaging technique that uses laser light to identify cancer cells has been developed by a team of Illinois researchers.The research team demonstrated the novel microscopy technique, called ... Read more...

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Light ‘better carrier of information compared to copper’


October 22nd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Optical signals fare better at carrying information across as compared to copper wires, according to a new study at Duke University.Engineers have designed and demonstrated microscopically small lasers ... Read more...

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Pens that write with light used to draw 15,000 replicas of city skyline


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug2 (ANI): Researchers at the Northwestern University have drawn 15,000 identical city skylines with tiny beams of light using an innovative nanofabrication technology called beam-pen lithography (BPL).Details of the new method, ... Read more...

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Now a new tool for diagnostics, crime-scene forensics


June 8th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Researchers have developed a potential new tool for medical diagnostics, testing food and water for contamination and crime-scene forensics. The technique uses a combination of light and electric fields ... Read more...

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Australia to give 2.4 million dollars for biotechnology research with India


May 12th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Top scientists will receive funding for cutting-edge research into everything from bioenergy and biofuels to vaccines and medical diagnostics as part of a joint multi-million dollar program ... Read more...

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GE merges healthcare units with Wipro joint venture


October 2nd, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 2 (IANS) Medical technologies and services major GE Healthcare has integrated its business units and manufacturing plants in India with its joint venture Wipro GE Healthcare to drive growth, the ... Read more...

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New experiment to reveal structure of all matter in the Universe


August 7th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): Soon, a new experiment will aim to create a 'fingerprint' of the inside of the atomic nucleus to understand the structure of all matter in the Universe, including ... Read more...

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Now, ’super sensors’ to ’sniff out’ cancer, heart attack, poison, environmental pollution


August 4th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers have created an electrode-based tiny device which they liken to the sensitive seismographs that pick up tremors of impending earthquakes long before they strike. ... Read more...

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New technique to detect metabolites from a single drop of blood


June 19th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A single drop of blood could soon be able to identify various blood related metabolites-such as sugars, fatty acids, amino acids and other organic substances-from plant or animal ... Read more...

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Nanotechnology used to make minute lettering on 2008 Olympics logo


August 15th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): The technique used in making the logo for this years Olympics in Beijing, has used the science of nanotechnology, to produce minute lettering.Developed by Northwestern University nanoscientist ... Read more...

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Scientist creates Smart Bandages to test cholesterol, blood sans needles


May 17th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Smart bandages developed by a Mississippi State University electrical engineering researcher may completely do away with the need to use needles for testing cholesterol, insulin and blood ... Read more...

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New sensor can detect airborne pathogens in less than three minutes


March 5th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 5 (ANI): Researchers at MIT Lincoln Laboratory in the US have developed a powerful sensor that can detect airborne pathogens such as anthrax and smallpox in less than three minutes.The ... Read more...

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Tiny sensor to detect hazardous gases more quickly than current devices


January 13th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Engineers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) are developing a tiny sensor that could be used to detect minute quantities of hazardous gases and chemical warfare agents, much ... Read more...

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UV light may sculpt 3-D particles for medical diagnostics, tissue engineering


December 4th, 2007 - 2:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 4 (ANI): Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have shown that ultraviolet light can be used to sculpt three-dimensional microparticles, which may have many applications in medical diagnostics ... Read more...

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Scientists build 3-D semiconductor structure that bends light the ‘wrong’ way


November 14th, 2007 - 2:15 am ICT by admin
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