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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

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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

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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

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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

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'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

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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

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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

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DNA testing in a briefcase

Compact system combines functions and dramatically speeds process.

By September 25, 2007

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Razor cuts biothreat testing time

New PCR process promises quick on scene biothreat analysis.

By April 29, 2007