Smart Appliances

Smart appliances are coming to a house or apartment near you. As you’ll see in ScienCentral video, researchers are getting appliances to work together to reduce electrical demand and avoid blackouts.

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“Tongue Mouse” Can Control a Wheelchair or Computer

Imagine changing channels or surfing the web with just a flick of your tongue. Researchers have come up with such a device. As this ScienCentral News video shows, it’s for those who are paralyzed that the system holds the most promise.

Pill Camera

Scientists have developed a controllable camera that you swallow like a pill. As this ScienCentral report explains, the key feature is a tether that allows doctors to steer it.

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Cancer Imaging Advance

Is that tumor cancerous, and how fast might it spread? Pathologists have to answer those tricky questions every day. But, as this ScienCentral News video explains, research published today puts a tool normally found in crime labs into the hands of doctors so they can do a better job of catching cancer.

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Cow Power

A source of renewable energy and a way to reduce pollution is as close as your nearest farm. “Bull@%$*”, you say? Exactly. This ScienCentral News video explains a new study showing that manure could be the next source of greener energy.

Cancer Blood Tests

The holy grail of cancer detection is a simple blood test that would spot signals of cancer early enough to cure it. Now genetics researchers report a surprising discovery that could lead to such tests.

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Green Nanotechnology

Some are calling it a revolution in manufacturing technology. But, will nanotechnology be a “green” industry? It’s a question that some scientists are saying needs to be answered now, before nano-tech goes big-time.

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Waiting Room Gadget

As any parent knows, teens love texting. Now one doctor hopes to turn that habit into improved medical care. A new waiting room gadget may be the way to get reluctant teens to communicate with their doctors.

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Bite Mark Evidence

We’ve all heard of fingerprints solving crimes, but how about “bite” prints? The technique has been around for a while, but hasn’t always been reliable. Now there’s a new approach to tackling bite mark evidence.

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Asthma Vest

Scientists are trying out a new tool to determine what triggers asthma attacks, especially in children. Engineers have created a vest full of air sampling equipment that monitors and records what’s in the air.

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