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Tool to detect early-stage tumours

An optical-fibre sensor that will help detect and diagnose cancers early is being developed by researchers at Swinburne University of Technology. Cancer remains a leading cause of death worldwide, with half of the nation's men - ...

Dec 10, 2012 not rated yet 0

Minimally invasive building renovation

Renovation projects to improve the energy performance of residential buildings involve a lot of messy construction work. Researchers have come up with a new modernization concept that reduces on-site installation ...

Aug 03, 2012 not rated yet 0

Ex Olympus exec wants Woodford back

(AP) -- A former board member of Olympus Corp. said Friday that he launched an online petition to persuade the Japanese company to bring back Michael Woodford, the British executive fired for questioning ...

Nov 18, 2011 not rated yet 0

Light can detect pre-cancerous colon cells

After demonstrating that light accurately detected pre-cancerous cells in the lining of the esophagus, Duke University bioengineers turned their technology to the colon and have achieved similar results in a series of preliminary ...

Oct 11, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 1 | with audio podcast

Microlenses for 3-D endoscopes

Modern endoscopic techniques enable doctors to perform surgery without major incisions. Certain interventions require instruments with special 3-D optics. Researchers have developed an image sensor that transmits ...

Oct 05, 2011 not rated yet 0