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Nation shows how to fight exam cheating -- shut off the Web

Uzbekistan only wants the best of the best to succeed. So it finds a simple way to achieve it: shut off the technology during university entrance exams.

By August 5, 2014

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Med student's practice exam takes very real turn

UVA medical student Ryan Jones discovers that an actor portraying symptoms of abdominal aortic aneurysm actually had the potentially deadly condition.

By January 3, 2014

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How to prepare for the CA DMV written exam with your iPad

If you're about to take the DMV written exam in California and have an iPad, you can prepare for it with the interactive driver handbook.

By November 15, 2013

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Doctor taps Glass to teach exam techniques, bedside manner

Physician experiments with Google Glass to add his (literal) point of view to the Stanford Medicine 25 initiative, which includes a series of hands-on workshops and videos to teach 25 patient-exam techniques.

By July 31, 2013

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Japan building robot that would pass college exams

Researchers have teamed up to create an AI that would be smart enough to pass the notoriously difficult entrance exams to the University of Tokyo. Don't expect it to help with your homework though.

By September 12, 2012

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Active phone signals give away exam cheats

An exam for prospective government workers in Taiwan is monitored by police using spectrum analyzers. The signal-sensing devices catch at least three alleged cheaters using their cell phones.

By January 13, 2011

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Eye exams using a mobile phone

Researchers at the school for really smart people, MIT, have come up with a novel way of conducting eye exams--looking into your mobile phone screen.

By June 30, 2010

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CompTIA offering Green IT exam

The IT trade association is now offering an exam to certify technology pros who need to make sure their data centers and IT resources are environmentally friendly.

By March 25, 2010

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High schooler does deal to trade finals for 15,000 retweets

A Texas high school student agrees with his art teacher that if he can get 15,000 retweets, his whole class can skip their final exams. The school is not impressed.

By May 11, 2014

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New MRI 'fingerprinting' could spot diseases in seconds

Researchers say the tech, which could help spot heart disease, multiple sclerosis, specific cancers, and more, may make MRI scans a standard procedure during annual exams.

By March 18, 2013