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Computer Modeling Help Scientists to Better Understand Stars

We are getting more in depth information about how stars gravity effects the universe.

Will AI Soon be Deciding if You are Suspicious

Computer programs will help to find suspicious people in pubic.

Technology Is Helping Seniors To Live At Home Longer

Helping older Americans to stay in their homes and maintain their independance as much as possible through the use of sensor technology.

Yo Bob! You're On The Wrong Floor

"Hello Bob. You're really drunk, aren't you? Your room is on the seventh floor. This is the fifth floor. Turn around and make your first left to the elevator."

Perhaps Estonian designers Jan Graps and Ken Ruut imagined scenarios like this when they designed "Bob," an internal navigation system (INS) for hotels. But Bob is more than an INS, Bob is also a security system.

Medical Tutorial That Bleeds As You Go: Great Idea?

In keeping with those all too life-like dolls that wet and cry for mama to change them, Patent# US 6863536, also known as the Endoscopic Tutorial System with a Bleeding Complication, is like a horror movie that simulates blood and guts at the expense of the viewer. Read on, but keep your distance, as there is a new and very crazy sort-of doctor in town.

China Scientific Innovation: The World’s Largest Telescope

With expectations for completion by 2013, preparation for the world’s largest telescope has been 14 years in the making. Read on for details and …reach for the stars.

Virtual Crash Test Dummys Keep Car Safe for Smarter Riders

New virtual crash test dummies will allow for a wider range of tests, and never need to be replaced.

Scientists Discover Six New Obesity Genes

With obesity rates on the rise, scientists have discovered six new obesity genes that may be responsible for appetite control and eating problems.

Suspend it In Space with Sound

Keeping chemical in check during space travel used to be a problem, but sound may help us do that.

Researches Identify Cancer Prevention Component Of Berries

Rasberries and other berries and fruits have been shown to have cancer preventative powers in several prior medical studies, but now researchers have isolated the precise organic compounds responsible for prevention: anthocyanins.