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tuberculosis

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Painless microneedle patch could test for TB

Scientists at the University of Washington say their approach would be more precise and less painful than the traditional skin test that uses a hypodermic needle.

By Aug. 29, 2013

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Jony Ive's red Mac Pro set to raise £37,000 for AIDS charity

The new Mac Pro ain't cheap, but get Jony Ive and Bono to paint it red and the price could hit £37,000.

By Oct. 28, 2013

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Jony Ive-designed Leica M camera makes first appearance

The camera created by Apple's design chief and fellow designer Marc Newson has finally been shown off, and apparently went through 561 iterations. And yes, it's aluminum.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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Make sure your donation gets to the people who need it

Whether we're responding to a disaster or helping to prevent one, our generosity comes from our hearts, but ensuring that our gifts have the maximum impact possible requires using our heads.

By Dec. 20, 2013

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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 Feb. 6, 2012

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Bill Gates: Windows 8 is doing "well" without him

Ex-Microsoft CEO Bill Gates thinks the company's latest offerings are doing very nicely without him, thank you very much.

By Jan. 26, 2013

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New flu detection test can be carried in a first aid kit

A novel device out of Brown University could lead to the widespread, real-time tracking of influenza.

By Jun. 13, 2012

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iPod, Android cancer device offers low-cost testing

Gene-Z, which runs on Android-based tablet or iPod Touch, performs genetic analysis on microRNAs to detect cancer. It could be especially welcome in developing countries with few, if any, cancer screening services.

By Aug. 26, 2011

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Sensor promises disease detection with naked eye

Low-cost color-coded sensor out of the U.K. could let doctors in developing countries detect the presence of viruses including HIV at a glance.

By Oct. 31, 2012