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Microwave radiation has no hazards

...one and his colleagues, however, was that aviation electronics technicians, one group of highly exposed veterans, were more than twice as likely as other men to develop a type of cancer called non-lymphocytic leukemia. However, the authors note that if radiation from radar was to blame, other highly exposed vet...

An Eye Opener for the blind

...f improvement over the last 21 years, the external electronics package has now been miniaturized so it is about the size of a dictionary and weighs approximately 4.5 kilos, including batteries. Dr. Dobelle said that the new artificial vision systems are expected to be made available, on a limited commercial ba...

Watch Out! Pollution hazard from E-waste recycling in India & China

...nagement practices and reinforces the need for the electronics industry to eliminate the use of harmful substances in their products. Source: (IANS)...

Nanotechnology Revolution To Be Spearheaded By European Union

...elds of physics, chemistry, mechanics, biology and electronics offering better treatment options at an affordable cost. Nanotechnology works by activating small and tiny particles present in the body, it activates proteins, DNA, Viruses and antibodies and induces them to fight against the diseases. Nanoparticl...

Kalam Appeals to Eradicate Hearing Disability

...h profound sensory, neural and hearing loss, using electronics and IT at a nominal cost and has done pioneering work in the field. ...

$ 1.7 Million NYSTAR Award for Binghamton University to Flex Electronics Research Muscle.

... of being the forerunners in the field of flexible electronics through its Center for Advanced Microelectronics Manufacturing (CAMM), founded in 2005. The partnership of the IEEC and CAMM will be a force to reckon with, elevating the University to the next stage of technology development. This will bring about t...

Intel Outside: Exploring Life beyond the Chip

...iance, led by Intel will seek to effectively merge electronics with healthcare. The outcome of this alliance will not only aim to reduce healthcare costs but also help realize a time when technology will enable people to transfer valuable health data wirelessly to be stored in their computer devices as well as t...

Solitons Could Power Molecular Electronics, Artificial Muscles

...ormation to put the particles to work in molecular electronics and artificial muscles, said Ju Li, assistant prof...ng will likely affect the development of molecular electronics -- devices built from individual molecules. Because polymer chains tend to bend and twist as solit...

Samsung Develops Device to Measure Body Fat

South Korean electronics giant Samsung has developed a device that can measures body fat with little error//. The device has four electrodes that the user touches with the thumb and one finger of each hand. These send a safe current through the body, measuring the voltage d...

Bayer to Market Biocon Insulin in China

...n the biotech park that was recently opened in the electronics city on the outskirts of Bangalore. The company's consolidated revenue, however, increased by 21 percent to Rs.2.1 billion for the quarter under review (Q1) from Rs.1.8 billion posted in the same quarter a year ago. The earnings before interest,...

Robot Wheelchair Maybe Helpful for Wheelchair-dependent Patients

...ir's drive, steering motors, batteries and control electronics are positioned to keep its center of gravity--even when carrying a patient--within the wheelbase. This allows a person, weighing up to 300 pounds, to rotate out, from the inner chair frame, over a toilet, chair or bed while supported by torso lifts. ...

PM promises forward-looking IT, electronics policy soon

...nmohan Singh Saturday promised a "forward-looking" electronics and IT hardware manufacturing policy soon to help ...which in turn will help the development of our own electronics industry." The prime minister pointed out that the special economic zone (SEZ) policy was already qu...

Joslin Diabetes Center Launches Veraxa Health

...lationship with Topcon, a world leading optics and electronics manufacturer, to deliver the required medical testing technology to primary care physicians, endocrinologists and other medical professionals who utilize JVN. About Joslin Diabetes Center Joslin Diabetes Center, dedicated to conquering diabetes i...

Space-Age Bandage Monitors Patients With Raynaud's Disease

...36 seconds. A week's data is held by the monitor's electronics and is retained even if the device's power is unexpectedly interrupted. The monitoring system's batteries store enough energy to operate for several months, and devices can be cleaned and reinitialized for use with multiple patients. The device w...

LondonMet Keen on Widening Research Collaborations With India

...ty Rights laws with Ambedkar Law University and on electronics and telecom curriculum with Indraprastha University. "We are looking at what is the gap in professionals and at widening participation, providing postgraduate education for working people," Aylett said. All over the world, including in Britain,...

Deflecting Damage: Flexible Electronics Aid Brain Injury Research

...ations. “This is an immediate application of the electronics of the future,” said Sigurd Wagner, a Princeton pr...s lab. Lacour now is managing research in flexible electronics for neuroscience at the University of Cambridge in England. She has been recognized by Technology Re...

Study Focus on Environmental Hazards Posed by IT Scraps

...0 of those tonnes. The question of disposing old electronics is a tricky one. In some countries, the legal path is a clear one: old devices can be returned to the manufacturer free of charge or brought to community recycling centers. Yet this is still not a wonderful solution for the environment: even with the...

Now, Natural Looking, Energy Efficient Robotic Ankles for Amputees

...n entire leg prosthetic comprised of sophisticated electronics and sensors that receive signals from a person's brain and use those signals to control limb motion. Herr speaks from first-hand experience. He lost both legs below the knee to frostbite in a rock-climbing accident more than 25 years ago. When he w...

Tech Heads Go Gaga Waiting for Apple's IPhone

Tech-heads camped overnight outside Apple electronics stores in US cities aiming to be the first to own an iPhone, marketed as the coolest gadget on the planet, when they go on sale Friday. The breakthrough device, which puts a phone, web browser and music player in the palm of the hand, goes on sale...

Researchers Developing smart Wardrobe' to Download Songs to smart Shirts

...to smart shirts. Smart clothes contain battery-run electronics to monitor the heart rate or transmit music to wireless headphones . Now, Professor Bruce Thomas and his team at the University of South Australias Wearable Computer Laboratory have developed a prototype wardrobe with a computer in its base, which ...

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