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Making a difference with open source science equipment

Science can be expensive. But making customized scientific equipment doesn't have to be. Researchers at Michigan Technological University have compiled economic data on the effectiveness of open source hardware in the laboratory—and ...

dateSep 11, 2015 in Engineering
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Wavelets improve medical imaging

An approach to converting the data from MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) machines, mammograms and other medical equipment gives doctors a much clearer picture of your insides and a chance to detect disease and other problems ...

dateSep 11, 2015 in Engineering
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Dynamic scheduling as a security tool

The European Commission is supporting an innovative project, known as SAFEPOST, which will increase security in postal and parcel supply chains. SAFEPOST will introduce new technologies for detecting security threats in the ...

dateSep 11, 2015 in Engineering
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Replicating liver cells for fast drug testing

Scientists have developed a new technique that produces a user friendly, low cost, tissue-engineered pseudo-organ. The chip-based model produces a faithful mimic of the in vivo liver inside a scalable fluid-handling device, ...

dateSep 10, 2015 in Engineering
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