Fingerprint drug screen test works on the living and deceased

A revolutionary drug test developed from research carried out at the University of East Anglia can detect four classes of drugs in traces of sweat found in a fingerprint. And the technology works on both the living and deceased.

Pulling iron out of waste printer toner

Someday, left-over toner in discarded printer cartridges could have a second life as bridge or building components instead of as trash, wasting away in landfills and potentially harming the environment. One group reports ...

Atari's 'E.T.' game joins Smithsonian collection

One of the "E.T." Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian.

HP wins inkjet print cartridge patent case

Hewlett-Packard said Wednesday that two Taiwan-based companies and a Chinese firm had been found to be infringing on patents held by the US computer giant for inkjet print cartridges.

Nintendo's Game Boy turns 20

Twenty years ago Japan's Nintendo Co. launched the Game Boy, the iconic handheld video game player that spawned characters from Super Mario to Pokemon and sold 200 million units worldwide.

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