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06.26.17
Microscope advances could prevent multiple breast cancer surgeries
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Microscope advances could prevent multiple breast cancer surgeries

The invention will help surgeons identify left-behind cancerous tissue in real-time.

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08.16.15
Digital pens help spot early signs of brain conditions
08.16.15

Digital pens help spot early signs of brain conditions

MIT researchers are using digital pens to predict the onset of brain conditions like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

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04.07.15
Smartphone accessory puts HIV diagnosis in doctors' pockets
04.07.15

Smartphone accessory puts HIV diagnosis in doctors' pockets

People living in far-flung locations, especially in developing nations, could always use affordabl...

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07.14.14
$20 reusable chip detects type-1 diabetes quickly and cheaply
07.14.14

$20 reusable chip detects type-1 diabetes quickly and cheaply

Researchers from Stanford University have developed a microchip that could make it much less costl...

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08.26.12
NASA to launch mini lab, test for cancer and disease in space
08.26.12

NASA to launch mini lab, test for cancer and disease in space

It's hard to find a good specialist on earth, let alone when you're floating 240 miles above it. T...

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07.23.12
BioSoles know you're you within three steps, deter shoe bandits
07.23.12

BioSoles know you're you within three steps, deter shoe bandits

It's no secret that everyone has a unique swagger -- so much so it can be used for identification....

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11.30.11
Get diagnosed by spitting on an iPhone, social graces terminal
11.30.11

Get diagnosed by spitting on an iPhone, social graces terminal

Korean scientists reckon that the capacitive touchscreens on our phones and tablets could help...

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05.24.11
IBM's Jeopardy-winning supercomputer headed to hospitals. Dr. Watson, we presume?
05.24.11

IBM's Jeopardy-winning supercomputer headed to hospitals. Dr. Watson, we presume?

We always knew that Watson's powers extended well beyond the realm of TV trivia, and now IBM has...

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