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Electronic skin makes body a computer

A patch of gold, just a few centimeters wide and light as a feather, could reveal your innermost thoughts and feelings. This is the premise of Professor John Rogers’ Biostamp. By attaching flexible, miniature sensors to the user’s temple, he ...

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Cameras on smartphone can spot eye cancer

The camera on our smartphones can detect eye cancer generally found in children under the age of five, reveals a British non-profit organisation working in the field of childhood cancer. According to the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT), the flash ...

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Fresh earthquake brings panic, damage and death to Nepal

A second powerful earthquake in less than three weeks spread panic in Nepal on Tuesday, bringing down buildings weakened by the first disaster and killing at least 66 people, including 17 in neighbouring India and one in Chinese Tibet. Most ...

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Verizon to buy AOL in $4.4 billion mobile video push

Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it will buy AOL Inc for $4.4 billion, turning the biggest US wireless carrier into a leading provider of content and video for the web and mobile phones. The $50-per-share offer represents a premium ...

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Google’s self-driving cars involved in 11 accidents

Internet search company Google Inc’s self-driving cars have been involved in 11 accidents, but have not been the cause of any, over the last six years since the project began, the programme’s director said on Monday. A team of drivers ...

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BlackBerry ditches keyboard for new Leap smartphone

BlackBerry is forgoing its famous physical keyboard in its newest smartphone, media reported.n The Canada-based company recently launched BlackBerry Leap in Canada. Leap is a cheaper option for consumers who want a touch screen but don’t want to pay a higher ...

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IBM’s Watson strives to be jack of all trades

Watson already has won a major TV game show, is looking for a cure for cancer and has ambitious gastronomy ambitions including devising a recipe for chocolate-beef burritos. The IBM supercomputer is becoming a jack of all trades for the ...

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Rise in body temperature helps fish swim faster

A new study finds that a rise in body temperature enables certain species of fish to maximize their swimming distance and speed. Some species of fish possess a unique physiological characteristic—a web of arteries and veins lying very close together—that ...

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Brain chemical that can help reverse chronic pain

A chemical in the brain typically associated with cognition, as well as regulating movement and emotion, among others, may help reverse chronic pain, new research has found. The brain chemical dopamine plays a role in promoting chronic pain, the findings ...

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Samsung, Marvel use virtual reality for ‘Avenger’ movie ads

Samsung and Walt Disney’s Marvel introduced a marketing campaign that uses virtual reality to promote “Avengers: Age of Ultron” as more studios look to the new technology to push movies. The Avengers ad campaign, launched last week, employs VR that ...

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