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Detect cancer with nanowires
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Detect cancer with nanowires

A report on the work of Harvard's Charles Lieber has been published in Medical News: “Harvard University researchers have found that the producers of molecules indicating the presence of cancer in the body would be prepared to be detected in blood scans by special sets of nanowires of silicon - even when these cancer producers make up only a few hundred trillion proteins present in a drop of blood. "

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System for early detection of diseases

Early detection of Alzheimer's disease, chronic fatigue syndrome and other diseases Neuro-Biotech Corporation is a global biotechnology company that participates in the unique international niche of clinical neuroscience diagnostic tests. As a result, they have developed in vitro diagnostic blood tests for the detection, prevention, control and monitoring of major stress-related diseases; occupational and socio-professional diseases, such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), great anxiety (GA), panic syndrome (PD), neuropathies or fibromyalgia (FM); cardiovascular diseases such as essential hypertension or arrhythmias; neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, as well as mental health disorders such as depression and schizophrenia.
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Machines capable of conversation

Machines that can talk and engage in conversation are being developed According to an article published this week by Technology Review, a startup called Cognitive Code has developed software that it claims will allow common devices to talk to humans. This study could help manufacturers of some devices, such as mobile phones or toys, use technology to add the ability to talk to their products.
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YouTube Awards

YouTube Announces New Virtual Awards for User-Created Videos According to an article published on March 19, 2007 on FOXNews.com, YouTube announced the holding of the first YouTube Video Awards to honor the best videos of 2006 created by its users. The nominees, chosen by YouTube, can be found in a gallery at: www.
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New technology turns photos into ads (Kiosked)

Online publishers have been looking hard lately for a way to give their ad revenue an adrenaline shot without disturbing readers. Native advertising, in which sponsored stories are given a similar look to editorial material, It is one of the most debated initiatives by editors.
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Russia and Hungary to cooperate on nanotechnology

03/01: Green light for nanotechnology center in cooperation with Russia According to the city's mayor told reporters on Wednesday, Russia will contribute key licenses and technology. On the first day of Russian President Vladimir Putin's official visit to Hungary, the Russian Minister for Information Technology and the Minister for the Economy of Hungary signed an agreement for the establishment of a nanotechnology cooperation program and a center in Miskolc, Sandor said. Kali.
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Mash: Yahoo's new social network

Yahoo Tests New Site That Will Compete with MySpace and Facebook According to an article published this week on FoxNews.com, Yahoo is testing an experimental social networking service called Mash that will allow Yahoo users to share the trivia of their lives with their family and friends. online.
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More legal obstacles to Internet platforms: Now also Airbnb

The announced digital disruption is reaching all sectors, while traditional participants in the sector, instead of modernizing to compete, turn to governments to legislate in their favor, slowing progress and, in general, against consumers . The pioneer was Uber, which immediately aroused complaints from taxi drivers and, as a consequence, has been banned in different parts of the world, including Spain.
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Internet advertising grows at the expense of paper advertising

Research shows that the internet has gained ground over newspapers in advertising In 2009, the UK's share of internet ad spend rose just as much as newspapers lost. Coincidence: According to forecasts by WARC and an advertising association, total advertising spending in the UK increased this autumn, after nine consecutive quarters of annual decline.
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Latest financial results from Google

Google is resisting the economic crisis, exceeding Wall Street expectations in its latest financial results. The company reported revenues of $ 5.7 billion (about € 4.44 billion) for the last quarter of 2008, which represents an increase 18 from the previous year, but an increase of only 3 from the previous quarter.
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More investment in Nanotechnology claimed in India

According to one expert, India's young semiconductor industry needs to invest in nanotechnology research and development (R&D) to meet the challenge of groundbreaking new technologies and product downsizing cycles During the keynote address of the sixth Vision Summit of the Indian Semiconductor Association (ISA), the founder and CEO of the National Center for Informatics, N.
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Anti-stain clothing with nanotechnology

Imagine dining out without worrying about our kids getting dirty, without bothering to put a bib on them, or ignore the soup splatters on their brand new clothes. That's the vision No More Bibs had in mind when they created their stain-resistant clothes, which is almost impossible to get dirty No More Bibs clothing is able to repel 99% of the liquids a child can be exposed to, including chocolate, ice cream, mud, blood, juice, slime, paint, oil , tomato sauce or syrups, among others.
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Advances in stem cell research

An article in the MIT Technology Review lists what could be the first real breakthrough in medicine achieved through stem cell scientific research into a possible effective treatment for people with paralysis. Professor Hans Keirstead of the University of California-Irvine has made paralyzed rats walk again thanks to being injected with healthy brain cells, collected from a mixture created by the scientist and his team with human embryonic stem cells.
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The most profitable video game

A new study indicates that Blizzard, the maker of “World of Warcraft,” is the most profitable video game studio in the world. The online role-playing video game “World of Warcraft” has more than 10 million subscribers worldwide and the company's revenue is $ 1,340 million annually.
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Computing and Nanotechnology

A method to sort nanotubes by electronic properties could lead to widespread use of nanotube-based electronic devices. The use of carbon nanotubes in ultra-fast computers and other electronic devices has been made difficult because parts of the material contain nanotubes with different properties electronic.
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A diagnostic test on paper could detect Ebola

Source: digitaltrends.com Scientists claim to be able to perform complex genetic tests on a piece of paper. But would it be as easy as taking a pregnancy test? That is precisely what James Collins, a synthetic biologist at Boston University, wants, who acknowledges being able to print the components on paper to perform DNA tests, freeze them (dry them by applying low temperatures) and make use of them up to a year later .
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Google takes the initiative to comply with European regulations on the right to be forgotten

Google Inc has launched a service through which European citizens can request that links that they consider to be "objectionable" material disappear from search results, the first step in complying with a court decision on the "right to be forgotten". Although the position of Larry Page, co-founder and CEO of Google, regarding the European ruling against Google on the “right to be forgotten”, was clear when pointing out that there was a risk of damaging the new creation and the strengthening of the next generation On the Internet, led by repressive governments seeking to restrict online communication, Google has responded to the decision of the European Court of Justice, introducing a mechanism that could lead to large amounts of private information disappearing from Google.
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Implantable telescope in the eye

A miniature telescope implanted in the eye could help people with vision loss due to late stage macular degeneration very soon. Clinical trials of the device, which is about the size of a pencil eraser, suggest that it can improve vision by about three and a half lines on an eye chart.
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How to repair a plasterboard ceiling

There can be many causes that a drywall ceiling has deteriorated and needs to be fixed immediately, a misstep upstairs, a roof leak, or a leaking pipe. This type of damage is perfectly locatable and easily repairable damage.
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