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A new medical record will make life easier for doctors

"The medical record system of the future will find guidelines and provide support for decisions, remind the doctor about all the considerations she should make, and which laws and regulations apply to different cases," according to a researcher.

Machines will be able to diagnose cancer

Norwegian researchers are working on the automation of the work being done by medical specialists today.

Zebra stripes keep birds from colliding with aircraft

Colliding with birds can cause an airplane to crash. Researchers are working on ways to scare birds away from planes, and zebra stripes have so far proven effective.

Pocket sized ultrasound will improve treatment

Specially trained nurses are able to dispense medication for heart patients more precisely using a portable ultrasound device.

How can we combat cyber crime?

A group of researchers are aiming to shed new light on how legislation can be used to stop these criminals.

Precision injections of Botox into migraine "centres"

Researchers are using a high-precision instrument to inject toxins that alleviate migraine attacks. This means even better needle guidance and user-friendliness.

Your Facebook habits can be predicted by your grandmother’s phone use

Telephone culture from the 1950s can explain why and how we use Facebook and other modern social media today.