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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


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