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Fujitsu Develops System for Checking Your Pulse via Camera

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Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. The boffins at Fujitsu have have been scratching their heads trying to think of a better purpose for those front facing cameras on our smartphones, tablets and laptops. What they have come up with is ...

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New Deadly Coronavirus Could Be the Next SARS

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Scientists have discovered a deadly new virus that has already infected 13 people and caused 7 fatalities. Now, they are scrambling to better understand the virus so that they can be better equipped to combat it.

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Cardiac Arrest Cooling Vest Could Reduce Brain Damage

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When the brain is deprived of oxygen--as is the case with a heart attack or a stroke--there is a distinct possibility of permanent brain damage. A prototype cooling vest and zeolite chamber aims to prevent as much brain damage as possible.

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NASA’s Revolutionary Cancer Nanosensing Cell Phone Case

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The latest development is a special chip that houses 32 nanosensor bars, reacting to a myriad of stimuli from the environment. It could diagnose cancer and measure blood sugar levels in diabetics with nothing more than a breath.

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Cellphone use can lead to Myopia

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Do you spend hours of browsing through your phone or tablet, or maybe a long period of time playing games on your devices? Well, this recent news can affect your lifestyle especially when it comes to mingling with your beloved gadgets.

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Jawbone Up Bracelet Tracks Sleep and Exercise, Doesn’t Do Much Else

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The Jawbone Up is designed to track what your body is doing through the day. You're supposed to wear it while you work, while you eat, while you sleep, and while you work out. Just keep it on you all day and the embedded accelerometer tracks your movements and sleeping habits.

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Medicine: All-in-One Catheter “Maps and Zaps”

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Science is amazing, it's always interesting to see the latest advances in the medical field that can benefit our way of life. One such innovation is a special all-in-one catheter used to treat arrhythmia.

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Steve Jobs, get well soon

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It's been known for some time that Steve Jobs isn't exactly in the best of shape. If you compare pictures of him today with pictures taken just a couple years ago, you'll see that he appears considerably skinnier and more frail these days. So, he's taking a time out.

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iHealth’s blood pressure system for iOS brings healthcare home

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iHealth is bringing iOS devices to the healthcare industry with its new blood pressure monitoring system.

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The 20 most hazardous cellphones on the market

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As controversial as it may be, Cellphone radiation and its effects on the human body, more specifically the brain, have been disputed over the decades. No consensus has been made, and simply because there's too many players and a lot of damn money on the line. But by being your own judge, going by what you “feel” is right, like if you get a headache, or nervous sensations, or even rashes when using radio frequency devices, than you probably shouldn't be using them. On the other hand, it may do nothing to you at all other than make your life easier. Regardless of your experiences with the use of such devices, here is a list of 20 phones currently available on the market

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‘Don’t Eat That’ iPhone app lists 1500+ dangerous food ingredients and additives

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I started paying attention to the foods that I ate about 9 years ago. I can say today that it's one of the best things that I have ever done for myself. Not only do I rarely get sick by avoiding foods that attack my immune system and other vital organs, I also feel better all around.

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