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  • Computers powering medical research
    Advanced scientific research is no longer done through microscopes or telescopes, but by computers enabling investigators to collate, visualise and analyse ...
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  • Computing is transforming science
    Microsoft Research publication <b><i>The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery</i></b> is a collection of essays that offers insight into the ...
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  • Tanzania: Device to recover lost phones
    Security for mobile phones and laptops in the country will be enhanced after the introduction of a technology that will track the gadgets when lost or stolen. ...
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  • Cyberknife boost to cancer care
    Cancer patients suffering from critical tumors are offered a ray of hope by a robot radiotherapy machine that offers more accurate treatment with minimal side ...
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  • How green are my gadgets?
    Companies are making their products greener in line with the expectations of their market. This year's Consumer Electronics Show witnessed many companies ...
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  • Unveiling the 'Sixth Sense'
    This demo from the MIT Media lab, USA, was the buzz of the TED community. It's a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction ...
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  • Tagging technology to track trash
    The ebb and flow of thousands of pieces of household rubbish are to be tracked using sophisticated mobile tags. Carlo Ratti explains how the tiny tags work.
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  • India's new satellite to monitor oceans
    Oceansat-2, the country's second ocean studies satellite was launched this week to keep watch over the seas and study changes in the earth's atmosphere. With ...
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  • Technologies helping the blind see
    Advances in clinical research have led to the emergence of a wide-range of devices for the visually handicapped providing them a chance to be self-sufficient. ...
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  • Brazil: On the way to a tech powerhouse
    Brazilian government is investing billions of dollars in technological innovations. But critics say if Florianopolis, a city in the south, is to become the ...
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  • New lighting technology to save energy
    A new technology used to light bulbs is gaining popularity, as it helps to reduce the energy consumption and brings real savings. Researchers claim that the ...
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  • Mobile chemical detector from NASA
    A NASA scientist has developed a miniature device that allows iPhones to sniff out low airborne concentrations of chemicals like ammonia, chlorine gas, and ...
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  • Year of 'augmented reality'
    Technological breakthroughs in 2009 have led to the increasing demand of experimental services on mobiles that will blur the line between physical and the ...
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  • Indonesia partially gets disaster ready
    Indonesia has successfully set up an earthquake monitoring system that would help in determining earthquake parameters and providing computer predictions of ...
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  • A brainy computer
    An innovative science project in Europe is trying to utilise the properties of bio-chemistry to create computers almost as powerful and complex, and similar in ...
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  • USAID unveils online portfolio map
    USAID's online interactive Portfolio Map will help users view the agencies' projects around the world. The map is great tool to monitor development and enhance ...
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» Online climate conference
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» Open Knowledge Festival 2012
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