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New Tracker to Monitor Health of Guide Dogs

Researchers have developed a device that allows people who are blind to monitor their guide dogs in order to keep tabs on the health and well being of their canine companions. “Dogs primarily communicate through their movements and posture, which makes it difficult or impossible for people who are blind …

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Smart Glasses to Help Treat ‘Lazy Eye’ in Children

New programmable electronic glasses can help improve vision in children just as well as the more traditional treatment using eye patches, according to results from the first US trial of the device. This “digital patch” is the first new effective treatment for lazy eye in half a century, researchers from …

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Which Technological Strategies Should You Implement To Keep Your Company Growing?

In this contemporary era, there are many technological devices and services that business owners can use to push their companies forward. If you’re ready to take your company into a new dimension of excellence and efficacy, now is the time to access technological strategies that will help you realize the …

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ISS Astronaut Scott Kelly Tweets Images of South India

US astronaut Scott Kelly has tweeted a stunning picture of South India at night from space. Kelly, who is the longest resident on the International Space Station (ISS), on November 15 uploaded a picture of South India at night on micro-blogging site Twitter, The TeCake news website reported. Kelly has …

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US Startup Challenges Japan to Giant Robot Battle

They’ve been popularized in movies, television and video games, but giant fighting robots still haven’t left the realm of science fiction. That will soon change. Megabots Inc., an Oakland, California-based startup, has built a 15-foot mechanical gladiator called the Mark II and challenged a Japanese firm to an international battle …

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Astronomers Measure Wind Speeds of 8,690Kmph on Exoplanet

An exoplanet located about 63 light-years away has winds reaching a staggering 8,690kmph, around 20 times faster than ever recorded on Earth, according to the first ever weather map of a planet outside our solar system. The finding by researchers at University of Warwick in the UK is the first …

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World’s First ‘Porous’ Liquid Can Filter Carbon Emissions

In a breakthrough, scientists have developed the world’s first ‘porous’ liquid that can potentially be used to capture harmful carbon emissions to prevent them from entering the Earth’s atmosphere. Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast in UK, along with colleagues at the University of Liverpool and other, international partners, invented the …

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Drug That Could Limit Spread of Deadly Brain Tumours

Researchers have identified a drug that works to limit the spread of glioblastoma — the most common primary tumour of the brain and central nervous system which is also regarded as one of the most aggressive of all cancers. The drug propentofylline or PPF, targets a protein called TROY. It …

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Hoping to Find Life on Other Planets, Astronomers Start on Giant Chile Telescope

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet put hammer to stone on an Andean mountaintop on Wednesday evening to mark the start of construction for one of the world’s most advanced telescopes, an instrument that may help shed light on the possibility of life on distant planets. The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT), scheduled …

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‘Superduck’ Dinosaur Provides Insight Into Elaborate Head Crests

In a warm, lush environment near a meandering river 79.5 million years ago in Montana, a dinosaur nicknamed “Superduck” munched on leaves and kept a lookout for predators related to Tyrannosaurus rex that might threaten its herd. Scientists on Wednesday announced the discovery of fossils of the dinosaur they named …

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