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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

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HTC designer indicted for leaking upcoming mobile interface

HTC's ex-lead designer has been indicted for leaking company secrets, as well as taking kickbacks from suppliers.

By Dec. 29, 2013

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Intelligent 'iKnife' diagnoses cancer midsurgery

Instead of sending tissue to a lab and waiting 30 minutes before resuming surgery, surgeons hope the iKnife will let them know instantly whether something is malignant.

By Jul. 18, 2013

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San Francisco tech shuttle pilot program clears road block appeal

The controversial "Google bus" pilot program will go ahead without the environmental review opponents appealed for, but now the tech industry backlash undercurrents at play may only intensify.

By Apr. 1, 2014

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Hybrid imaging device spots ovarian cancer early

Researchers in Connecticut and California combine previously unrelated imaging tools into a new device that appears capable of diagnosing early-stage ovarian cancer via minimally invasive surgery.

By Sep. 13, 2011

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Bright idea: Smart bracelet monitors UV exposure

A device developed in Sweden changes color as the risk of over-exposure progresses to warn wearers when it's time to get out of the sun.

By Aug. 13, 2012

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Researcher: Apps meant to spot skin cancer are inaccurate

An assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine finds that three out of the four apps she tested incorrectly described cancers as harmless at least 30 percent of the time.

By Jan. 18, 2013

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Hot nanotubes blast chemo-resistant cancer cells into oblivion

These cancer stem cells are difficult to kill because they don't divide rapidly--a common behavior that most cancer treatments target.

By Feb. 15, 2012

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China tightens screws on microbloggers

The Beijing city government is requiring users of Twitter-like sites to register their real names with the sites, for government verification. The move comes as more and more citizens are microblogging, and as more and more protests have erupted within the country.

By Dec. 17, 2011

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FDA OKs mammogram that halves radiation exposure

Swedish company Sectra's digital mammography system uses "photon counting" tech to reduce the radiation dose by half of what's found in other digital or film-based systems.

By May. 5, 2011