News tagged with field test

Test one's blood with the screen of a cellphone

(Phys.org) —Using the properties of a smartphone screen to perform blood tests: the device developed by Qloudlab allows at-home analysis in less than a minute. The expanded diagnostics will be used to help ...

Mar 17, 2014
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Bringing a bit of Mars back home

If there is evidence of life on Mars, it will be found in the planet’s rocks. And as most scientists who study Mars will tell you, the best way to learn about martian rocks is to bring a few back to Earth.

Nov 09, 2010
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Brain imaging may help diagnose autism

Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) process sound and language a fraction of a second slower than children without ASDs, and measuring magnetic signals that mark this delay may become a standardized ...

Jan 08, 2010
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'Balancing' the one-year mission risks

If you've ever stumbled out of bed in the middle of the night, fallen out of a yoga pose or had trouble "finding your legs" after hopping off a rollercoaster or a boat, then you know getting your balance ...

Sep 30, 2013
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App facilitates mission feedback

A doctoral student from ETH Zurich has developed a smartphone app that enables fire-fighter team processes to be recorded and evaluated. The software passed the field test with the Zurich Fire Service. Now ...

Sep 10, 2013
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Smartphone app will allow instant polling for debate

When President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney square off in their first debate Wednesday (Oct. 3), college students across the country will pilot test a new smartphone application that promises to make live polling ...

Oct 03, 2012
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