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Nanotechnology

New biomarker detects & treats cancer tumors at same time
Scientists at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University have created a new biological marker for cancer patients that lights up tumor cells and treats disease with drugs at the same time.

20.11.2014 04:05

​Solution for the absentminded? Swede gets microchip key implanted in hand
After getting a rice grain sized microchip inserted into her hand for unlocking her office door, a Swedish woman can stop worrying about losing her work keys.

19.11.2014 17:42

​Cure for migraines and epilepsy? Humans control genes in mice with power of thought
Scientists have constructed a device which enables human brainwaves to turn genes in mice on and off, suggesting potential ways of treating epilepsy, migraines, and pain management according to new research.

12.11.2014 12:42

​Microsoft goes for smartwatch, launches new cross-platform band
Microsoft’s cross-platform wristband launched this week, catapults the company into the world of wearable fitness trackers, and beyond.

02.11.2014 13:45

The Queen’s tweets: HRH Queen Elizabeth II joins Twitterati
Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet through the @BritishMonarchy account – to open a new technology exhibition at London’s Science Museum on Friday.

24.10.2014 15:02

3D printing drugs – New technology to revolutionize medical industry
Scientists believe they have come up with a way to print drugs, using a 3D printer. They say they can create a capsule, which can be swallowed, and it will also allow doctors to alter a dosage according to the specific requirements.

22.08.2014 10:39

Data on the brain: ‘Wet computing’ liquid implants could boost intelligence
American scientists believe they have found a way that could one day make people more intelligent. This could be done by implanting data stored in liquid, enabling things like photos and documents to be stored in one’s brain.

31.07.2014 10:52

Privacy concerns? UK police test 'faster-than-ever' facial recognition software
Facial recognition surveillance software being tested by British cops that allows “faster than ever” data searching and tracking of subjects is raising concerns among privacy activists.

16.07.2014 14:40

Google smartphones become brains of hovering robots at ISS
NASA will employ Google smartphones with advanced 3D sensing and vision technology to control Star Wars-inspired small, round hovering robots on the International Space Station.

07.07.2014 16:16

Scientists create ‘self-healing’ plastic inspired by human vascular system
A new breakthrough in “self-healing” plastics has scientists looking forward to a future in which broken smartphones, utility pipes, and even satellites can repair themselves.

09.05.2014 17:55

Elusive superheavy ‘Element 117’ exists, independent test proves
The periodic table could be getting a little bit bigger very soon. Scientists in Germany say they have managed to create several atoms of element 117, which is currently dubbed Ununseptium until it is given an official name.

04.05.2014 07:34

Breakthrough: First chromosome designed from scratch
For the first time ever, scientists have constructed a complex chromosome from scratch, a breakthrough they hope will lead to further progress in the development of new medicine and biofuels.

28.03.2014 20:01