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tricorder

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Finalists selected for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize

Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.

By August 27, 2014

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'Star Trek' tricorder becomes the real McCoy

You'll soon be able to embrace your inner Bones McCoy. Decades after "Star Trek" made the small device that could scan for vital signs famous, the medical tricorder is ready for prime time.

By July 18, 2013

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We talk robot hospitals with the medical tricorder creator

Medicine will fail "very soon", says the man behind a Star Trek-style medical scanner, who predicts robot hospitals and patient power.

By June 12, 2013

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Tragedy to tricorder: We meet the inventor of Scanadu

We discover how the man developing a Star Trek-style medical tricorder for your smart phone turned personal tragedy into a lifesaver.

By June 11, 2013

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Check your vitals with a real-life Tricorder

A start-up has created a Bluetooth device that uses NASA technology to scan your vital signs and send them to your smartphone.

By May 27, 2013

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The Scanadu Scout, like a tricorder for your health

In just 10 seconds against your temple, the Scanadu Scout can note your temperature, heart rate, and even blood oxygenation.

By January 10, 2013

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Relax in this $30,000 'Star Trek' Enterprise basement

Canadian "Star Trek" fan Line Rainville goes all-out in renovating her basement into a starship suite. She's even got a transporter and food replicators.

By December 27, 2013

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Now real: 'Doctor Who' sonic screwdriver, 'Star Trek' tricorder

Good news for geeks. Scottish scientists come up with a gadget Doctor Who would use, while a Canadian boffin develops a working tricorder-like device.

By April 20, 2012

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Doctor Who sonic screwdriver and Star Trek tricorder are real

Scientists have developed working models similar to Doctor Who's sonic screwdriver and the tricorder seen in Star Trek.

By April 20, 2012

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Ultrawideband gets humans one step closer to 'tricorder'

This story initially gave the incorrect name of the university that is presenting this research. It is Oregon State University.

By June 16, 2011