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anthrax

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Chemists turn anthrax bacteria into cancer-fighting zombies

An MIT research team takes one of our biggest biological enemies and recruits it as an expert drug delivery bug in the fight against cancer.

By September 25, 2014

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Swallowing this needle-studded pill could be good for you

Researchers develop a pill that could be swallowed to deliver drugs directly into our digestive tracts via tiny needles. And that's better how?

By October 1, 2014

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Sub-$1 3D-printed microscope turns phones into science tools

Your next great scientific discovery is a 3D printer and less than $1 worth of materials away when you print your own smartphone microscope.

By September 18, 2014

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Hackers can easily breach Emergency Alert Systems

Security researchers warn that many emergency alert system devices used by radio and TV stations are susceptible to cyberattacks, which could cause widespread panic.

By February 13, 2013

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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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Action film inspires low-cost test for chemical weapon attacks

A researcher says he got his idea to use a nerve-gas antidote to create an inexpensive litmus paper-like nerve-gas sensor after watching "The Rock."

By March 15, 2012

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New biochip measures glucose levels in saliva

Engineers at Brown say the chip can also detect other substances in tandem, including anthrax.

By January 20, 2012

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At SRI, developing an expertise in R&D, innovation

Road Trip at Home: It might not be as well known as PARC, but SRI, in the heart of Silicon Valley, has spun off about 50 new ventures and is at the heart of some of the greatest innovations in technology history.

By October 26, 2010

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Tech coalition pushes rewrite of online privacy law

It's time to fix a 1986 privacy law that fails to protect cloud computing services and the privacy of Americans' mobile devices, a broad coalition including Google, Microsoft, and liberal and conservative groups will announce, CNET has learned.

By March 29, 2010

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Nation prepares for deadly bat virus

The U.S. is investing in Hendra virus research because of fears it may be used in biological warfare.

By November 5, 2009