Wednesday, February 5, 2014
A kinder, gentler approach to one of the most dreaded exams in medicine is on the way: U.S. regulators have cleared a bite-size camera to help screen the large intestine of patients who have trouble with colonoscopies.
A car might see a deadly crash coming even if its driver doesn't, the U.S. government says, indicating it will require automakers to equip new vehicles with technology that lets cars warn each other if they're plunging toward peril.
Monday, February 3, 2014
In 1984, with only US$25,000 in Chinese government funding and a dusty 20-square-meter bungalow as their headquarters, a small group of scientists in Beijing founded a firm called New Technology Developer Inc.
Ads are evolving from blaring TV spots to nudges from smartphones that know where we are, what we like and what we might be in the mood for.
Sunday, February 2, 2014
Local banks have said that they are ready to implement the new version of the real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system, scheduled to be launched this year by Bank Indonesia (BI) in an effort to make transactions more efficient ahead of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).
Friday, January 31, 2014
Taiwan's National Applied Research Laboratories (NARL) has linked up with global research bodies in gaining a better understanding of mammalian gene function by joining the International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC).
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Engineers intrigued by the toughness of mollusk shells, which are composed of brittle minerals, have found inspiration in their structure to make glass 200 times stronger than a standard pane.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
It may be 350 kilometers above Earth and a place that only a privileged few will ever visit, but the International Space Station is crucial to advances in science, health and technology, experts say.
Chinese Internet users flooded the country's social media networks on Monday with condolences for the troubled Jade Rabbit moon rover, which experienced a “mechanical control abnormality” over the weekend.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Pinterest is letting members add playful animated clips called “GIFs” to the hot bulletin board-style social network. “The well-timed GIF may be the greatest thing to have happened to the Internet since emoticons, and lots of people have said they'd love to see playable GIFs on Pinterest,” Ludo Anotov, a software engineer at the California-based company, said in a blog post on Thursday.
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