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Red Light, Green Light Invention Prevents Work Interruptions

May 5, 2017 — A computer scientist has invented a unique desk light that automatically switches from green to red when you are ‘in the zone’ and shouldn’t be disturbed by ... read more

Cybersecurity Student Researches How to Keep Cars Safe from Hacking

Aug. 19, 2016 — Cybersecurity student researches spent the summer researching how to keep cars safe from cyberattacks during an intensive eight-week cybersecurity summer research ... read more

New MRI Technique Sheds Technology's Longtime Limits

Aug. 16, 2016 — Since its emergence in the 1970s, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has given physicians a better look inside tissues, helping to diagnose maladies from brain tumors to internal bleeding to torn ... read more

Can Robots Recognize Faces Even Under Backlighting?

July 19, 2016 — Researchers have developed a novel technique to address the problem of vision-based face detection and recognition under normal and severe illumination conditions. This technique contributes to help ... read more

Could Wearable Biosensors Become Part of Drug Rehab Programs?

June 23, 2016 — There is merit in looking at the use of wearable biosensors to detect whether opioid users stay focused on their rehabilitation programs. This follows a preliminary study. Scientists tested the use ... read more

June 14, 2016 — An electrical graphene chip capable of detecting mutations in DNA has been developed by engineers. The researchers say the technology could one day be used in various medical applications such as ... read more

June 13, 2016 — Researchers describe a new way to build terahertz lasers that could significantly reduce their power consumption and size, while also enabling them to emit tighter beams, a crucial requirement for ... read more

June 10, 2016 — In a multinational collaboration, researchers have developed a new method to produce unique reflecting patterns that can be applied on valuable objects. As these patterns can't be cloned or ... read more

Tunable Lasers to Improve Infrared Spectroscopy

June 8, 2016 — A new, broad-band tunable infrared laser has major implications for the detection of drugs and explosives, report ... read more

A Password of Another Kind: User Identification Through the Skull

May 12, 2016 — People use laptops and smartphones to save and organize their entire life – protected only by a password or a PIN. However, these are often not secure, because users do not choose or store them ... read more

New Tools Allow Rapid ID of CRISPR-Cas System PAMs

Mar. 31, 2016 — CRISPR-Cas systems are widely heralded as a new generation of genetic tools. But development of these tools requires researchers to identify the protospacer-adjacent motifs that unlock each ... read more

Low-Cost, Contactless and Accurate 3D Fingerprint Identification System

Mar. 21, 2016 — A low-cost and touchless 3D fingerprint identification has been developed with higher security and hygiene in mind. The touchless 3D finger imaging can provide more accurate personal identification ... read more

Feb. 29, 2016 — Researchers are using the unique electronic 'voices' produced by devices on the electrical grid to determine which signals are legitimate and which signals might be from attackers. These ... read more

Researchers Develop Hack-Proof RFID Chips

Feb. 3, 2016 — Researchers have developed a new type of radio frequency identification (RFID) chip that is virtually impossible to hack.If such chips were widely adopted, it could mean that an identity thief ... read more

Jan. 25, 2016 — A group of nuclear detectives has taken on tough challenges, from detecting illicit uranium using isotopic “fingerprints” to investigating Presidential assassination ... read more

Smart Chip Tells You How Healthy Your Battery Is

Dec. 7, 2015 — Scientists have developed a smart chip which can tell you how healthy is your battery and if it is safe for ... read more

Nov. 25, 2015 — A smart chip that can tell you how healthy is your battery and if it is safe for use, has been developed by ... read more

Oct. 22, 2015 — Rapid DNA, a newly commercialized technology, greatly expedites DNA testing to accurately verify family ... read more

Oct. 21, 2015 — A scientist who had his home broken into has developed a new crime scene identification technique to help fingerprint ... read more

Oct. 20, 2015 — Most optical fingerprint sensors today produce images by reflecting light from areas where the skin does not come in contact with a glass plate, a technique that captures details from only the very ... read more

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