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PLC relays for hazardous locations

June 25, 2015 9:23 am | by Phoenix Contact | Phoenix Contact | Product Releases | Comments

Phoenix Contact now offers PLC relays that are dual-rated for ATEX and Class I, Division 2 hazardous locations...

New conductive ink for electronic apparel

June 25, 2015 9:20 am | by University of Tokyo | News | Comments

University of Tokyo researchers have developed a new ink that can be printed on textiles in a single step to form highly conductive and stretchable connections...

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House votes to block Obama's climate plan amid veto threat

June 25, 2015 9:12 am | by Matthew Daly, Associated Press | News | Comments

Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House approved a plan Wednesday to block a key element of President Barack Obama's strategy for fighting climate change...

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Internet companies should respond to extremist exploitation

June 25, 2015 9:05 am | by Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | News | Comments

A U.N. panel is calling for Internet and social media companies to respond to the exploitation of their services by al-Qaida and other extremist groups who use the web to recruit fighters and spout "increasingly horrific propaganda"...

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Google building next data center at Alabama power plant site

June 25, 2015 9:00 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Google is converting an old coal-burning power plant in Alabama into a sleek data center running on renewable energy to fuel the additional computing capacity needed to process Internet search requests, show digital video, give directions, deliver email and store photos...

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New York City’s first solar-powered underground park coming closer to a reality

June 25, 2015 8:40 am | by Jamie Wisniewski, Associate Editor, @JamieECNmag | Blogs | Comments

The Lowline is prototyping new solar tech in hopes of turning its underground park dream into a reality...

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Georgia Tech researchers train computer to create games by watching YouTube

June 25, 2015 8:03 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have developed a computing system that views gameplay video from streaming services like YouTube or Twitch, analyzes the footage and then is able to create original new sections of a game...

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Brain imaging technique receives NIH grant

June 24, 2015 12:14 pm | by University of Texas at Austin | News | Comments

A researcher at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has received a four-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a new technique for imaging blood flow across the surface of the brain that could help patients undergoing neurosurgery...

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Artifical neuron mimicks function of human cells

June 24, 2015 12:10 pm | by Karolinska Institutet | News | Comments

Scientists at Sweden's Karolinska Institutet have managed to build a fully functional neuron by using organic bioelectronics...

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Scientists develop 3-D map of the human brain stem using MRI technology

June 24, 2015 12:08 pm | by Duke University | News | Comments

A Duke MD-PhD student improves brain imaging resolution 1000 times over, which could lead to better treatment of tremors and other neurological disorders Reposted from Duke Medicine News and Communications Scientists at Duke...

New lenses grown layer-by-layer increase X-ray power

June 24, 2015 12:00 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

When you’re working with the brightest x-ray light source in the world, it’s crucial that you make use of as many of the photons produced as possible...

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New technology looks into the eye and brings cells into focus

June 24, 2015 11:51 am | by Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor, University of Illinois | News | Comments

Eye doctors soon could use computing power to help them see individual cells in the back of a patient’s eye, thanks to imaging technology developed by engineers at the University of Illinois...

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New tech could find tiny RNA cancer beacons in blood

June 24, 2015 11:43 am | by University of Michigan | News | Comments

Cancerous tumors cast off tiny telltale genetic molecules known as microRNAs and Univ. of Michigan researchers have come up with an efficient way to detect them in blood...

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Nanometric sensor can help diagnose multiple sclerosis

June 24, 2015 11:38 am | by Agência FAPESP | News | Comments

The early diagnosis of certain types of cancer, as well as nervous system diseases such as multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica, may soon be facilitated by the use of a nanometric sensor capable of identifying biomarkers of these pathological conditions...

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Nanowire implants offer remote-controlled drug delivery

June 24, 2015 11:31 am | by Purdue University | News | Comments

A team of researchers has created a new implantable drug-delivery system using nanowires that can be wirelessly controlled...

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