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New technology could help contain spread of Ebola

A high-tech diagnostic method could speed identification of the virus, a key factor in combating epidemics.

By September 25, 2015



A viable alternative to standalone XM receivers, the computer-based PCR works like a champ.

By September 7, 2003

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Affordable 'CSI': Detect Ebola, cancer genes at home

A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.

By November 10, 2014


Portable, handheld DNA sequencer no bigger than a brick

Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.

By August 26, 2014


eBuyer considers opening shops to challenge Currys, PC World

Online gadget shop eBuyer could be taking the fight to Currys and PC World's territory with its own bricks and mortar stores.

By February 3, 2014


Microfluidic chip to quickly diagnose the flu

Researchers miniaturize a more expensive diagnostic test into a single-use microfluidic chip roughly the size of a miscroscope slide.

By March 29, 2012


Portable device to detect pathogens in 30 minutes

The goal: A handheld device, described as a molecular-level Lego set, that will test for tuberculosis and similar bugs in 30 minutes.

By February 6, 2012


'Biotic' video games: Play with microorganisms

Stanford develops Biotic Pinball, POND PONG, and a soccer game called Ciliaball, in which a player's actions influence the behavior of living microorganisms in real time.

By January 14, 2011


Microsoft exec: Mac OS inspired Windows 7

Simon Aldous, Microsoft's partner group manager, says the company looked at the Mac's graphical nature and ease of use and tried to create a "Mac look."

By November 11, 2009


Microsoft denies Windows 7 is based on Mac OS

Following comments from a U.K. Microsoft executive that Windows 7 was designed to create "a Mac Look," a company blog post distances itself from his words.

By November 12, 2009