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How to text message and avoid pain

... phone users with neck, arm or hand symptoms tend to use their mobile phones differently than seen in a healthy control group. 'Those with symptoms ... in muscles). Gustafsson also interviewed 25 young adults who use mobile phones and computers extensively to communicate. 'These people use the ...

Tellme Enters Automotive Market

... while on the go. However, existing interfaces for computers, mobile phones and navigation devices are often not appropriate in the vehicle. Among car ... recognition systems, which rely on the underpowered processors in mobile phones or personal navigation devices, Tellme performs speech recognition on ...

Track your fitness, environmental impact with new cell phone applications

... an accelerometer to sense the user's movement. The programs could run on phones with built-in accelerometers, such as the iPhone and the new Android G1, ... to the public within the next year or two, Landay said, especially as phones with built-in accelerometers become more common. "The last 30 years of ...

RSA Designated as the Leader in One-Time Password Market by Frost & Sullivan

... products. RSA SecurID authenticators include hardware tokens, hybrid authenticator with smart chip; On-Demand SMS token, software tokens for smart phones including BlackBerry(R) handhelds, software tokens for Microsoft(R) Windows(R) and Mac OS desktops and an Internet browser token. About RSA ...

'Platforms in space' to help businesses

... is using space data as part of an air pollution forecast system, similar to a weather forecast, to deliver vulnerable people messages to their mobile phones reminding them to take their medication with them. This helps people particularly those suffering from asthma as well as having the potential to ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

... hold data for one billion years Nano Letters Packing more digital images, music, and other data onto silicon chips in USB drives and smart phones is like squeezing more strawberries into the same size supermarket carton. The denser you pack, the quicker it spoils. The 10 to 100 gigabits of data ...

Ultrasound imaging now possible with a smartphone

... years Zar said the vision of the new system is to train people in remote areas of the developing world on the basics of gathering data with the phones and sending it to a centralized unit many miles, or half a world, away where specialists can analyze the image and make a diagnosis. Zar wrote the ...

UniPixel Announces Availability of Opcuity(TM) Finger Print Resistant Film Test Samples

... color display technology it calls Time Multiplexed Optical Shutter ("TMOS"), which can be used for a wide variety of applications, ranging from cell phones and industrial displays to televisions and large digital signage systems. In support of its TMOS development, UniPixel has created a family of thin ...

Cutting-edge amfAR grants fight HIV/AIDS in the lab and on the phone

... sex with men (MSM), who will in turn recruit more MSM to take part in this project in which they will receive regular text messages on their cell phones containing HIV/AIDS information. Men will also have the opportunity to ask questions via SMS. Changes in knowledge and behavior as a result of this ...

Green IT not helping climate change

... IT contributes to or reinforces an increase in other activities that already have environmental effects. "For example, technologies such as cell phones actually help us to become hyper-mobile," he says. "We didn't adopt the mobile phone so we could drive and talk on the phone, we adopted it because ...

Clemson physicist Apparao Rao named Fellow of the American Physical Society

... in the air. He also has invented a way to make beds of tiny, shock-absorbing carbon springs that may be used to protect delicate objects like cell phones from being damaged by impact. "Congratulations to Dr. Rao," said Dean Esin Gulari of the College of Engineering and Science. "This high honor is a ...

UNC study: Text messaging may help children fight off obesity

... CHAPEL HILL Many children love sending and receiving text messages through their cell phones sometimes to the great annoyance of their parents. But now a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests this ...

Arable land can have a negative impact on air quality

... there must have been a lot more dust in the air. In the offices of the particulate experts at the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research the phones were ringing. Dr Wolfram Birmili has for years been investigating the long-distance transport of particulates in the troposphere, i.e. the lower few ...

National Inventors Hall of Fame welcomes 2008 inductees

... Audio technologies Nick Holonyak, Jr., LED Erna Hoover, Computerized telephone switching Amos Joel, Jr., Switching concept for cellular phones William Murphy, Jr., Medical devices Ken Richardson, Fluconzaole (anti-fungal drug) Louis Stevens, Magnetic disk drive The inventors who ...

2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting -- media advisory 2

... laptop computers. The Press Room will have two telephones and NO wireless access to the Internet. Journalists should not expect to use Press Room phones to do their reporting. Complimentary coffee service will be provided in the Press Room each morning and afternoon. 4. Abstract Search Engine ...

Fidelica Microsystems Announces Biometrically-Authenticated Smart Card

... software. In addition to smart cards, Fidelica is developing biometric security platforms for PCs, laptops, and mobile applications such as cell phones and PDAs, for release in 2008. About Fidelica Microsystems Fidelica Microsystems, a Petters Group Worldwide company, is a developer of biometrics ...

SRMs track fire retardants in humans and environment

... If only the flame retardant chemicals routinely added to consumer products from carpets to cell phones just did their job and nothing more. Health officials, however, are concerned that one class of these chemicals called polybrominated diphenylethers ...

Cell phone emissions excite the brain cortex

... Electromagnetic fields from cell phones excite the brain cortex adjacent to it, with ... than 500 million people in the world use cell phones which emit electromagnetic fields (EMFs). Though ... to EMFs linked with intense use of cellular phones in daily life might be harmful or beneficial in ...

Mobile phone use not linked to increased risk of glioma brain tumours

... Mobile phones are not associated with an increased risk of the ... side of the head, say the authors. Mobile phones have been available in the UK since 1985, but ... using a phone over a long period. Early mobile phones were designed to use analogue signals and emitted ...

Neural bottleneck found that thwarts multi-tasking

... particularly timely, as additional states consider banning the use of cell phones while driving. "While we are driving, we are bombarded with visual ... Dux added. For the record, neither Marois nor Dux use their cell phones while driving. "I'm Australian, and it's illegal there, so I'm ...

How does your brain tell time?

... is the most popular noun in the English language, yet how would we tell time if we didn’t have access to the plethora of watches, clocks and cell phones at our disposal? For decades, scientists have believed that the brain possesses an internal clock that allows it to keep track of time. ...

Replacing insulin is top-ranked breakthrough foreseen for health in developing world

... of health technologies in developing countries and the many innovations being pursued by the private and academic sectors in China: "Just like cell phones have completely revolutionized communication in the developing world, biotechnology -- and in particular regenerative medicine -- could in the future ...
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