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Brain Scans Predict Criminal Behavior

Criminal minds are being studied in New Mexico to find out whether brain scans can indicate when a felon will reoffend. So far, the scientists have positive results, but nothing concrete to offer.

What Empathic Smartphones And Smart Cameras Tell Us About Ourselves

With the announcement of the Xpression, a new mood-sensing app, is the field wide open for advancements in mobile technology on a science fictional scale?

Robot Wheelchair Makes Walking Look Bad!

Robot for Personal Intelligent Transport System or ROPITS for short, a new robot wheelchair designed by the people have at Hitachi the system, which can be used in conjunction with a tablet or a smart phone, will enable users to get from point a to point b without having to plan every inch of the path manually.

Resveratrol Drugs Could Prevent Aging and Fight Diseases Like Diabetes

GlaxoSmithKline is getting ready to use drugs that contain resveratrol, the compound that gives red wine its health benefits, in a number of drugs. The company currently has about 117 drugs in trials that are designed to help fight conditions such as Diabetes and Cancer. There may also, in the future, be anti-aging drugs as well.

Got Jet Lag? All You Need Is A "Light Shower"

Anyone who flies knows that one of the most difficult parts of air travel is jet lag. Jet lag is a physiological condition created by alterations to the body's circadian rhythym resulting from rapid long-distance travel. Sufferers experience sleep disturbances, cognitive issues, fatigue, headache, and irritability, even indigestion. It can take days to recover from jet lag. Now Delta Airlines has come up with a way to help passengers recover quickly.

MIT Scientists Create A Frost-Free Windshield Coating

One of the bane's to many people's existence is that frigid winter chore of scraping ice off of the car windows on icy winter mornings. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new coating that could make scraping a thing of the past. This coating can also be used on other surfaces such as glasses and camera lenses.

Boom Times For China's Nuclear Power Industry

One might say the prospects for China's nuclear power industry are booming, and that's a good thing... so far. Only four Chinese nuclear power plants were operating at the beginning of 2012 but that number will, er, explode to 15 by the end of 2015. Put on your lead boots and join us for an in-depth look.

The World's Fastest Smart Phone?

The Ascend P2, made by a phone manufacturer in China known as Huawei, is being claimed to be the fastest cell phone in the world right now. While the claims may be accurate there is one catch about having all of that speed in your hands, and a serious security concern about using the device in the United States.

Algae Lamps Generate Energy And Use More CO2 Than Trees

There are two great environmental challenges that we face today: one is the need for clean, renewable electrical energy and the other is a way to convert massive amounts of CO2 back to oxygen in the atmosphere. French biochemist Pierre Calleja may have found the answer in his street lamp powered by microalgae.

Study Shows Farmers Embrace Tech Toys

Farmers may not exactly be who you would think of when you think of those people who are likely to embrace the technological revolution,but new research is showing that a growing number of farmers are actually making technology a part of their daily life in a bit to make their farms work better and run smoother than they did without the toys.