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colon

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Man builds model human colon, studies what comes out

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.

By May. 29, 2013

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Self-propelled gut camera swims in your colon

The Mermaid is a remote-controlled, self-propelled camera that can swim inside your guts to help doctors check for abnormalities.

By Jun. 26, 2011

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New DNA stool test almost as good as dreaded colonoscopy

The noninvasive test is pretty accurate at finding colon cancer -- not as good as a colonoscopy, but you can take it at home.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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List an OS X folder hierarchy with TextWrangler

If you need to get a structured list of the directories in a folder, TextWrangler can do that.

By Mar. 13, 2013

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Smell ya later: Scientists want to track you by your scent

Researchers in Madrid are finding that body odor can help identify people in a crowd more accurately than facial recognition.

By Feb. 11, 2014

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Tim Berners-Lee: We need a Web that's open and international

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.

By Feb. 7, 2014

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Bacteria-sniffing wand could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.

By Oct. 22, 2013

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Pee here to find out if you have cancer

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.

By Feb. 25, 2014

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StuffIt Expander adds new glitch with UU encoded files

StuffIt Expander adds new glitch with UU encoded files

By Feb. 12, 1999

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New ultrasound tech could improve cancer detection

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.

By Jan. 31, 2014