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MRI advances see inside tumor cells

Today’s Magnetic Resonance Image scans can confirm the presence of a tumor. What they cannot do is tell doctors what is going on inside the tumor. However, UCSF scientists recently developed new MRI technologies that will provide physicians with scans that can actually look inside the cells to reveal whether they are growing or dying, letting doctors know whether a particular treatment is working or not.

August 1, 2012 in Innovation

SRI's latest bot disposes of bombs

SRI International calls it Taurus. The 15-pound robot is being developed by researcher Tom Low to remove a roadside bomb in the middle of a war zone, or a suspicious package in the city. SmartPlanet visits SRI and gets a hands-on demo of the new bot.

July 26, 2012 in Innovation

Gardens by the Bay

Singapore's latest icon--a superpark spanning over 100 hectares--features energy efficiency technologies which save up to 30 percent in electricity costs and generates up to 8 percent of own power needs.

July 25, 2012 in Innovation

O2 Xphone II

O2 Xphone II

O2's latest smart phone, the Xphone II, sheds the bulk of its predecessor and gets decked out in a stylish case.

November 7, 2004 by in Mobility

Motorola MPx200

Motorola MPx200

Heavyweights Motorola and Microsoft unite to produce the MPx200; a sleek, all-black clamshell smart phone. Read our Australian review.

March 15, 2004 by in Windows

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