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Researchers at Oregon State University discovered a technology that might help doctors know about the state of your health by continuously, monitoring your body.
June 17, 2011, 8:32 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
A nearly 20-foot-in-diameter globe unveiled in Japan displays Earth’s current appearance in more than 10 million pixels using constantly updated satellite images.
June 17, 2011, 4:30 AM PDT | By Laura Shin
This must be seen to be believed. The Japanese robotic hand SWITL can scoop up a splotch of ketchup and then set it back down again — all without changing its shape.
June 16, 2011, 7:00 AM PDT | By Laura Shin
Leave the batteries behind. How scientists created the first self-powered device.
June 16, 2011, 1:00 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
If we can understand what causes solar storms, we can better prepare our communications networks for them.
June 16, 2011, 12:11 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
The best photos of Earth as shot by the European Space Agency and available on its popular Flickr stream.
June 15, 2011, 6:52 PM PDT | By Laura Shin
Normally, it takes weeks to sequence pathogens of unknown origin. But scientists are using Ion Torrent’s DNA machine to test E. coli in just two hours.
June 14, 2011, 8:40 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson
Just imagine the conversation at NASA. Commander: ‘We need this data from the International Space Station!’ Engineer: ‘Sir, there’s an app for that.’
June 13, 2011, 8:12 PM PDT | By Laura Shin
With some jellyfish protein and a kidney cell, two researchers open the door to new possibilities in biotechnology.
June 12, 2011, 6:53 PM PDT | By Laura Shin
If brought to market, the first graphene integrated circuit could improve cell phone communication as well as airport security.
June 10, 2011, 8:36 AM PDT | By Boonsri Dickinson