Nanotechnology Makes Cheap, Improved Water Filters

(Reuters) Researchers have developed nano-scaled membranes that could potentially filter contaminants out of water faster and cheaper than current methods. Ben Gruber reports.   Baoxia Mia is trying to develop

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‘Tricorder’ Brings Diagnosis into the Home

George Washington University scientist shows off two potentially life-saving inventions: a medical ‘tricorder’ and flexible ring that can deliver rapid diagnostic testing. Vanessa Johnston reports.   Waiting for lab results

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How to Hack a Sex Toy: Tech Firms Warn Public on Growing Cyber-Risks

By Caroline Copley HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) – It’s not just computers and mobile phones that are vulnerable to cyber attack, according to software firm Trend Micro. As more devices are

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Auto, Power Firms Save Millions Swapping Copper for Aluminium

By Eric Onstad, Yuka Obayashi and Reem Shamseddine LONDON/TOKYO/JUBAIL, March 15 (Reuters) – Manufacturers are abandoning copper for its lighter and cheaper rival aluminium after a decade of technological innovation that is

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Reuters Health News Summary

Following is a summary of current health news briefs. Top NFL Official Acknowledges Link Between Football and Brain Disease A top NFL official acknowledged for the first time on Monday a

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Apple Fight Could Escalate with Demand for ‘Source Code’

By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The latest filing in the legal war between the planet’s most powerful government and its most valuable company gave one indication of how

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Google to Urge Congress to Help Get Self-Driving Cars on Roads

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of Alphabet Inc’s <GOOGL.O> Google self-driving car program will urge the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to grant national auto safety regulators new

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Smartphones Not So Smart with Urgent Medical Questions

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Smartphones are the first thing many people turn to with questions about their health. But when it comes to urgent queries about issues like

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Sea Level Rise Projected To Displace 13 Million in U.S. by 2100

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON, March 14 (Reuters) – The number of people who could be displaced in U.S. coastal regions due to rising sea levels this century as a result of climate

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New App Aims to Thwart Crime, Attacks at U.S. Military bases

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Army is using a new crime reporting application for smart phones called “iWatch Army” at 17 U.S. bases to boost its anti-terrorism

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