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acetone

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New breath analyzer knows if you're burning fat

Developed in Japan, the sensor detects acetone concentration levels and sends them to a smartphone within 10 seconds to alert the user whether fat is being burned.

By Jul. 25, 2013

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Fingernail-shaped stylus is manicure-friendly

False fingernails called Elektra Nails have a capacitive tip so you can use them on your smartphone or tablet screen just like a stylus.

By Jan. 17, 2014

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Chemists developing breathalyzer to detect and monitor diabetes

Diabetics can have a "fruity" odor to their breath that indicates high glucose levels, and chemists at the University of Pittsburgh say this biomarker alone can diagnose the disease.

By Jun. 10, 2013

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DoCoMo phone cases detect radiation, bad breath

DoCoMo's prototype phone cases being shown at Ceatec 2011 add specialized sensors to get readings on UV radiation or your waistline.

By Oct. 5, 2011

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How to clean your computer LCD display

Remember when your computer LCD display had that brand-new, fresh out-of-the-box shine? If it's looking a bit dull lately, we'll show you how to safely give it a good cleaning.

By Aug. 18, 2011

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Breath sensor could offer on-the-spot cancer report

Researchers are using nanoparticles to create a material sensitive enough to analyze a person's breath to detect indicators of cancer and other diseases.

By Dec. 28, 2010

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Blow here: New breathalyzer may screen for diabetes, lung cancer

Researchers hope to soon be able to test our breath for a wide range of "biomarkers" -- molecules that could indicate the presence of a particular disease.

By May. 8, 2012

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How to clean your scanner glass

Have you ever scanned a photo, only to see specks of dust in high resolution? We show you how to safely and effectively clean the glass on your scanner.

By Aug. 19, 2011

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Handheld breath monitor could detect diseases

Researchers develop inexpensive sensor nanotechnology that could enable people to monitor and instantly detect disease by exhaling onto a handheld device.

By Oct. 4, 2010

Review

Afinia H-Series H479

No 3D printer is perfect yet, but the Afinia H-Series H479 3D printer is the most approachable model we've reviewed, and we'd recommend it to anyone serious about getting started with 3D printing.

By Apr. 4, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Apr. 4, 2013