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Pocket diagnosis

A new app which turns any smartphone into a portable medical diagnostic device could help in the fight against diseases including HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in the developing world.

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Detecting tumor markers easily

Blood is just teeming with proteins. It's not easy there to identify specialized tumor markers indicating the presence of cancer. A new method now enables diagnostics to be carried out in a single step. Scientists ...

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Faster screening test to identify tuberculosis

With 9 million new cases and 2 million deaths annually, Tuberculosis is the second most prevalent and deadliest infectious disease worldwide. As an airborne disease, it spreads easily and is very contagious. ...

Down's chromosome cause genome-wide disruption

Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

Freight train industry to miss safety deadline

Microsoft CEO is driving data-culture mindset

Lab detectives help expose art fakes

In under two weeks, the art world has been rocked by cases of forgery in which paintings with a potential value of millions were unmasked as worthless fakes.

Science is used to reveal masterpiece's true colors

Scientists are using powerful analytical and imaging tools to study artworks from all ages, delving deep below the surface to reveal the process and materials used by some of the world's greatest artists.

A microchip for metastasis

Nearly 70 percent of patients with advanced breast cancer experience skeletal metastasis, in which cancer cells migrate from a primary tumor into bone—a painful development that can cause fractures and ...

Quick test finds signs of diarrheal disease

Bioengineers at Rice University and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston have developed a simple, highly sensitive and efficient test for the diarrheal disease cryptosporidiosis that ...

IBM posts lower 1Q earnings amid hardware slump

Chimpanzees prefer firm, stable beds

Progress in the fight against quantum dissipation

Meteorites yield clues to Martian early atmosphere

New method measures mercury vapour for the first time

Empa has conducted an investigation to find out how much mercury energy-saving lamps contain and if this is within legal requirements. Altogether, 75 commercially available lamps were tested, with encouraging ...

An electronic tongue can identify brands of beer

Spanish researchers have managed to distinguish between different varieties of beer using an electronic tongue. The discovery, published in the journal Food Chemistry, is accurate in almost 82% of cases. ...

New test targets salmonella

(Phys.org) —An array of tiny diving boards can perform the Olympian feat of identifying many strains of salmonella at once.

Researchers see hospitalization records as additional tool

How kids' brain structures grow as memory develops

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