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Aug 15, 2014

New Technology Charges Smartphones With Sound

Scrambling for a wall-socket and carrying your charger everywhere could be a thing of the past, thanks to new technology. Nokia / Microsoft has teamed up with researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)  to develop new technology that cou... #London #Microsoft Corporation

Aug 11, 2014

Energy harvested from body, environment could power wearables, IOT devices

Low-power wearables may soon bid adieu to batteries and start drawing energy generated by body heat and movement, and ambient energy from the environment. Consumer electronics devices are getting smaller but conventional batteries are not, and it’s i... #California #Cupertino #Texas Instruments

Aug 13, 2014

Michael Sheen is masterly as William Masters in 'Masters of Sex'

It turns out that pioneering sex researcher William Masters in "Masters of Sex" (Sunday night at 10 on Showtime) is most exposed when cloaked in a plush, white bathrobe. The July 27 episode of the highly praised drama had viewers more on edge than th... #Hollywood #Tony Blair #Virginia #David Frost #Lizzy Caplan #Michael Sheen #Showtime

Aug 12, 2014

How many bites do YOU take per day? New device helps you keep track

Researchers say that The Bite Monitor measures subtle wrist motions to detect bites with what they claim is 90per cent accuracy... #Hollywood #Tony Blair #Virginia #David Frost #Lizzy Caplan #Michael Sheen #Showtime

Aug 29, 2014

Toronto doctor’s iPhone app diagnoses alcohol withdrawal

It never receives as much attention as shootings, car crashes, or even other drugs. But alcohol is a major burden on hospitals, accounting for 30 per cent of emergency room traffic by some estimates. (One British study linked alcohol to 70 per cent o... #Toronto #Tom Hanks #Kim Kardashian

Aug 17, 2014

Lasers Could Improve Resolution, Temperature Of Atomic-Force Microscopes

Australian National University Cooling a nanowire probe with a laser could lead to substantial improvements in the sensitivity of atomic force probe microscopes Laser physicists have found a way to make atomic-force microscope probes 20 times more se... #Toronto #Tom Hanks #Kim Kardashian

Aug 07, 2014

MIT Geniuses Extract Audio From Potato Chip Bag And More

John Hopton for - Your Universe Online Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) never fail to amaze, and now they have discovered how to identify sounds that have been made in a separate room purely from visual rec... #Massachusetts Institute of Technology #Bill Freeman #Microsoft Corporation

Aug 08, 2014

So what is the whole tooth about the best way to brush?

A NEW study suggests that not only do we not know the best method of brushing our teeth - and neither do our dentists or the people who make our toothbrushes. Dental experts at University College London have condemned "unacceptably inconsistent" advi... #Massachusetts Institute of Technology #Bill Freeman #Microsoft Corporation

Aug 06, 2014

Hollywood Market Research Firm C4 Finalizes Launch

Newly-minted Hollywood market research firm C4 has finalized its acquisition of Motion Picture Group’s data assets, six weeks after announcing the new venture. The announcement came Wednesday from founders and film producers D. Todd Shepherd and Geor... #Massachusetts Institute of Technology #Bill Freeman #Microsoft Corporation

Aug 05, 2014

Heads Up! This Startup Thinks It Can Solve The Distracted Driving Problem

ReadWriteDrive is an ongoing series covering the future of transportation. Existing laws are supposed to prevent motorists from using smartphone apps while driving. But they aren't working. The number of drivers injured or killed by distraction conti... #Massachusetts Institute of Technology #Bill Freeman #Microsoft Corporation