In order to follow the life cycle of bacteria, an engineer builds a model human colon and feeds it three times a day for weeks.
The Mermaid is a remote-controlled, self-propelled camera that can swim inside your guts to help doctors check for abnormalities.
The noninvasive test is pretty accurate at finding colon cancer -- not as good as a colonoscopy, but you can take it at home.
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Researchers in Madrid are finding that body odor can help identify people in a crowd more accurately than facial recognition.
In an interview with Wired, the inventor of the World Wide Web stresses the importance of an open environment following efforts by certain countries to centralize the Web.
Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.
An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.
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When it comes to detecting cancer, ultrasound is simply too low-res to compare with CT scans and MRIs. Up the resolution, though, and the less expensive, radiation-free alternative could become an ideal alternative.