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This ‘Pen’ Can Be Used To Test Tissue For Cancer

09/08/2017, When removing a cancerous tumor from a patient’s body, it makes sense that doctors would want to ensure that they’ve taken everything out, right? After all it doesn’t make sense to leave some behind, or subject the patient to more surgery if it can...

Researchers Create Water-Based Electrolytes For Safer Batteries

09/07/2017, While smartphones exploding isn’t exactly a new phenomenon, last year’s Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explosions did bring quite a bit of attention to the dangers of using lithium-ion batteries. Granted at the moment lithium-ion seems to be the standard, it...

Scientists Find Smartphone Separation Anxiety Is A Growing Problem

08/16/2017, Do you ever find yourself feeling a little bit nervous when your smartphone isn’t with you? Where you’re wondering who might have sent you messages, emails, or tried to call, or who might have commented on your latest Facebook post? That anxiety you...

Scientists Create A New Way To Deliver Medicine Through Your Stomach

08/16/2017, The acids in our stomachs are great for helping to break down food to digest them, but when it comes to medication, there are some instances where consuming medicine orally might not be the most effective way around it, such as insulin which is typically...

Researchers Develop Flexible Batteries That Can Run On Saltwater

08/11/2017, The problem with a lot of consumer-grade batteries is that they are rigid and fixed in terms of their shape, meaning that there are limitations when it comes to designing products based around them, although we have seen companies try to work around those...

US Army Creates Powder That Can Be Used To Recharge Devices

08/11/2017, While our gadgets no doubt solve a lot of problems in our lives, it in turn creates another problem, which is our reliance on these gadgets, meaning that we are usually left in an inconvenient state when our phones or laptops run out of battery, but this...

Researchers Use Machine Learning To Detect Depression On Instagram

08/08/2017, The things you post on social media can sometimes say a lot about you as a person, and even your mental state, and this is something that researchers are looking to explore more of. In a recently published study in the EPJ Data Science (via Mashable),...

Researchers Develop Algorithm To Help Improve Our Selfies

08/02/2017, What makes a good photo? Or rather, what makes for a good selfie? Is taking a good selfie an art form, or is there science behind it? Perhaps a bit of both, and if the researchers at the University of Waterloo have it their way, perhaps soon our...

Singapore Testing Out Glow-In-The-Dark Roads For Better Visibility

07/26/2017, Street lights are usually the preferred method when it comes to illuminating roads and pathways at night, but what if there was a more “green” solution that would not require any electricity? This is an idea that the Singapore government is testing...

Researchers Believe They Know Why ‘Gangnam Style’ Became Viral

07/26/2017, Psy’s “Gangnam Style” is a worldwide phenomenon where upon its release, it spread like wildfire to the point where even YouTube’s view counter could not keep up. It was also the first YouTube video to hit the 1 billion mark, but given that Psy has...

Modular Robotic ‘Eel’ Will Be Used To Look For Water Pollution

07/25/2017, The ability for us to measure pollution levels in the water isn’t exactly new and we as humans have come up with various ways and tools to do so. However it seems that in the future, things could get a lot more efficient, thanks to the work done by...

IBM’s AI Predicts Schizophrenia By Looking At Brain Blood Flow

07/21/2017, The thing with a lot of diseases and health problems is that it is usually better when it is detected early. In some cases early detection means a higher chance of being cured, or in some cases where it is incurable, early detection can mean that victims...

Flat Microscope Brain Implant Could Restore Lost Eyesight

07/16/2017, Restoring the eyesight to a patient isn’t exactly new and as we have seen in the past, this is possible through practices such as eye transplants. However the only downside is that this means that patients will have to wait for the organ to become...