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Although there already are methods of determining if someone has an infection, those methods have their limitations. Scientists from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) have developed what they believe is a better technique, which incorporates electrochemistry... Continue Reading New tech promises fast and precise detection of infections Category: Medical Tags: Diagn
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common condition that causes bloating, diarrhea and constipation. It's also difficult to diagnose – often a colonoscopy is required in order to do so. Soon, however, it may be possible for doctors to simply use a belt that listens to patients' guts... Continue Reading Belt uses termite-listening tech to detect IBS Category: Medical Tags: Aco
Chris Price heads to Portugal to spend time driving the latest Audi A6 Saloon. His verdict? Not only is it very agile for a big car, it also combines onboard comfort with loads of great technology features… Driving around the mountainous roads of Portugal’s stunning Douro Valley it’s difficult to believe that I’m behind the […] The post Audi A6 Review: comfort, elega
Most of us probably don't like the idea of some stranger finding out who we are, based only on an online photo of us. Thanks to the facial recognition systems used by social media sites, however, such a thing is becoming increasingly possible. Scientists recently decided to do something about it, by turning a couple of artificial intelligence (AI) systems against one another... Continue Re
Virtual reality is great at immersing us in gigantic worlds that seem to go on forever – until you take three steps and bump into the living room wall that you forgot was there. Now, computer scientists have developed a system that can trick you into walking around in circles in the real world, while thinking you're moving longer distances in the virtual world... Continue Reading Eye-track
Indie game Tech Support: Error Unknown uses procedurally-generated conversations to make dialogue flow naturally over the course of the game. Developer Kevin Giguere explains how it all works. ...
On our Geared Up podcast, we cover all the breaking tech and gadget news of the week. But on this episode, we take a step back and put the spotlight on two technologies that Co-hosts Andru Edwards and Todd Bishop have been trying out in their day-to-day lives.Andru has been using two devices from Nokia Health, the Nokia Steel HR smart watch and the Nokia Body smart scale. He says the devices them

We've already heard about gloves and cameras that could be used to translate hand gestures (such as American Sign Language) into text or spoken words. What might be simpler, though, is a system consisting of just a ring and a wristband – which has been created... Continue Reading Wearable tech pings your hand to recognize gestures Category: Wearables Tags: ASL Communi
When a motorist enters an overpass that runs parallel to a ground-level road, it's possible that their GPS navigation system will think that they're still on the lower road. As a result, the system will issue incorrect instructions. A new system created at the University of Hong Kong is designed to keep that from happening... Continue Reading New navigation tech knows when cars are on over is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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