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MYTH BUSTER: RADIO WAVES & CANCER & CELL

Ever since cell phones were invented people have spread rumors and gathered research on the topic, specifically around cell phones and brain cancer. Since cell phones emit a certain amount of radiation, and since they’re on our ears a lot, ...

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In Development – Wallpaper Sensors

In Development – Wallpaper Sensors

From left: Professors James Sturm, Naveen Verma and Sigurd Wagner draw on a wide range of expertise to build complex electronic devices on thin plastic sheets. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski) Researchers at Princeton University have created ultra-thin radios which can ...

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Yamaha iPod Alarm Clock

Yamaha iPod Alarm Clock

Yamaha recently introduced a new alarm clock, the TSX-W80, which offers musical awakening via the supplied wireless iPod cradle. In addition, a second product launched, the TSX-W70, which offers similar benefits using a built-in cradle.   Yamaha’s proprietary AirWired technology ...

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R-1 Mouse-Like Analog Radio

R-1 Mouse-Like Analog Radio

An analog radio is one of the most important products for blind people. Ilgu Cha from the Royal College of Art in London is an award winning designer who has developed the R-1 analog radio, which can be operated by ...

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Energy-Harvesting Radios

Energy-Harvesting Radios

Engineers from Kansas State University (KSU), in collaboration with the San Diego-based integrated circuit manufacturer “Peregrine Semiconductor” are set to develop an energy-harvesting radio, which would be able to continuously transmit data without ever requiring a change of batteries. Professor ...

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Philips Radio with Voice Messaging

Philips Radio with Voice Messaging

Philips has recently presented a stylish alarm clock with radio with voice messaging capabilities. The new gadget, Philips AJL305, offers recording of voice messages to family members, each matched with a dedicated mailbox. The new device also comes with slideshow ...

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NanoRadio – Smallest Radio Receiver in the World

NanoRadio – Smallest Radio Receiver in the World

A group of scientists led by Alex Zettl, a Physicist at the University of California, Berkeley, has developed a nanoscale radio, with a key circuitry consisting of a single carbon nanotube. Today, any wireless device, from cell phones to environmental ...

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Speeding Up Atomic-Level Microscopy

Speeding Up Atomic-Level Microscopy

Scientists from Cornell and Boston Universities, headed by Keith Schwab, Associate Professor of Physics at Cornell University, have developed a new scanning tunneling microscope (STM). The microscope’s design is based on an existing technique, which is used in a novel ...

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Reading your Screen through a Wall

Reading your Screen through a Wall

Technique for reading a computer screen from a distance was recently developed by a German computer scientist working in Cambridge University. The technique allows eavesdropping on flat panels from a distance of dozens of meters away using fairly cheap electronic ...

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USB-MP3-Pen

USB-MP3-Pen

USB-MP3-Pen – The 512 MB USB MP3 Pen includes an MP3 Player, FM radio, and a voice recorder and also functions as shockproof and moisture-proof mass storage device. It includes a 240 mAh Li-Ion battery, is 148×18 mm in size, ...

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