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For Uganda's poor, a cellular connection

In a country where people don't have electricity, much less Internet access, the Grameen Foundation partners with Google to relay information through mobile phones.

By July 13, 2009


The pacemaker is about to get a whole lot smaller

A team of engineers at Stanford says it's possible to power a tiny, implantable cardiac device using radio waves instead of batteries.

By September 5, 2012


Scientists develop 'magic carpet' technology

A prototype that imitates the enchanting flying motion of a magic carpet has been developed by physicists at Princeton. Hop on.

By October 5, 2011


Hearts heart new mini measuring device

Miniature atom-based sensor picks up heart's magnetic rhythms and might one day lead to readings more precise than currently possible using electrocardiograms.

By October 16, 2010


Picture this: Invisibility cloak made from glass

Another scientist is working on helping you hide from those pesky ninja assassins. Great, but when are we going to see a working cloak already?

By July 22, 2010