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New device eMacula for better vision

SYSTEMS engineering and lens development company Innovega has created eMacula, a new generation of eyewear that combines smart contact lenses and lightweight glasses. The system will be tailored to the needs of vision impaired patients who will benefit from both lens-based vision correction and from magnification and digital enhancement of the view of their surroundings. […]

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Intel’s next generation ‘ultrabook’

INTEL has launched its first batch of 10 nanometre CPUs, claiming its new chips will spearhead the next evolution of laptops almost a decade after it helped usher in the era of thin-and-light notebook PCs with its “Ultrabook” initiative. Intel showcased how the company, together with industry partners, is transforming intelligent computing for our data-centric […]

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3D body mapping to treat organs

OFTEN following diagnosis and treatment for cancer and other diseases, patients’ organs and cells can remain healed but damaged from the medical condition. In fact, one of the fastest growing medical markets is healing and/or replacing organs and cells already treated, yet remain damaged by cancer, cardiovascular disease and other medical issues. The global tissue […]

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Red meat can increase death risk

PEOPLE who increased their red meat intake over 8 years had a higher death risk in the following 8 years than people whose meat intake stayed the same. Conversely, decreasing meat intake and replacing it with more healthful alternatives reduced death risk. These are the main takeaways of new research that investigators have just published […]

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5G WORLD SUMMIT

Huawei wins award for best 5G core network tech THIS is despite seeing its equipment being banned from the core networks of all operators in the US and many in Europe due to the ongoing row about security and state spying allegations, which Huawei strongly denies. Huawei won the award on 13 June. The company […]

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STOCKPILING 360TB OF DATA FOREVER

How to store data and information for a million years SCIENTISTS at a Research Centre of the University of Southampton have developed a form of data storage that could potentially survive for billions of years. The research consists of nanostructured glass that can record digital data in five dimensions using laser writing. The crystal storage […]