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NUS Researchers Develop Smart, Ultra-Thin Microfibre Sensor for Real-Time Healthcare Monitoring and Diagnosis

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A research team from National University of Singapore has developed a soft, flexible and stretchable microfibre sensor for real-time healthcare monitoring and diagnosis. The novel sensor is highly sensitive and ultra-thin with a diameter of a strand of human hair. It is also simple and cost-effective to mass produce.

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Replace or Wait? Study Says Swap All Incandescent Bulbs Now, but Hold on to CFLs, older LEDs

LED light bulbs are getting cheaper and more energy efficient every year. So, does it make sense to replace less-efficient bulbs with the latest light-emitting diodes now, or should you wait for future improvements and even lower costs?

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CalStateTEACH Named Apple Distinguished School

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The California State University's (CSU) CalStateTEACH program has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2017-2019 for its innovative one-to-one iPad implementation. The program's mobile learning initiative provides access to CalStateTEACH candidates so that they can learn anywhere at any time as the curriculum is delivered on iPads.

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Contribution Statements and Author Order on Research Studies Still Leave Readers Guessing

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Although many scientific journals try to provide more details about author contributions by requiring explicit statements, such contribution statements get much less attention than authorship order, according to new findings from a Georgia Tech-University of Passau team.

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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 in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering that they have devised a method to recycle the residual powder in “empty” cartridges into iron using temperatures that are compatible with existing industrial processes.

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Wine “Legs” and Minibot Motors

As any wine enthusiast knows, the “legs” that run down a glass after a gentle swirl of vinocan yield clues about alcohol content. Interestingly, the physical phenomenon that helps create these legs can be harnessed to propel tiny motors to carry out tasks on the surface of water. Scientists demonstrate the motors in a report in ACS’ journal Langmuir.

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Coca-Cola Donates $1.25 Million to Support Kennesaw State Scholarship Program

Kennesaw State University has received a $1.25 million donation from The Coca-Cola Foundation for the creation of a scholarship program supporting first-generation students.

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Tech regulations, telecommunications industry, 5G technology, Wireless Communication, House committee on energy and commerce, Privacy, Big Data

In Discussing 5G Technology, Regulators Eye Privacy Concerns

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S&T Helps First Responders Mitigate Potential Jamming

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DHS S&T hosted a week-long 2017 First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise (JamX 17) at Idaho National Lab (INL) in Idaho Falls, Idaho where nearly 100 federal, state, and local public safety and private organizations gathered to test tactics and technologies.

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Epic Sharing within UC Health

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In an unprecedented move, UC San Diego Health and UCI Health have formed a strategic partnership to increase operational efficiencies and decrease patient care costs by sharing a single electronic medical records (EMR) platform.







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