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Awesome July 23, 2020 posted by

PanSeer – new blood test may be able to detect cancer four years before symptoms appear

An international team of scientists have just announced an experimental blood test they dubbed PanSeer, which they suggest could detect certain types of cancer in people up to four years before any symptoms show up. If the new tech works out long term, it could revolutionise the battle against some of the most common cancers in the world. The team started out by focusing on malignancies which could occur in the liver, stomach, lung and colorectal regions of the body….


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PanSeer – new blood test may be able to detect cancer four years before symptoms appear
Awesome July 21, 2020 posted by

Proteus – new un-cuttable material promises to make bike thefts a thing of the past

Bicycle theft is big business. Thanks to the easy availability of tools like battery power angle grinders, even the most carefully secured bike can be stolen in minutes. Now, thanks to Proteus, a new material developed in the U.K. and Europe, these cut and grab days may be over for good. The team behind the new wonder material have shown that while a 10mm military grade armoured steel plate could be cut through by an angle grinder in 20 seconds,…


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Proteus – new un-cuttable material promises to make bike thefts a thing of the past
Awesome July 8, 2019 posted by

Be My Eyes – app helps you borrow someone’s sight with a smartphone

The world is not super accessible to people who live with disabilities which is a problem. Although there’s still a lot of work to do in that realm, there’s an app that wants to help blind and low-vision people navigate the world. Be My Eyes let people in need borrow the sight of others.


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Be My Eyes – app helps you borrow someone’s sight with a smartphone
Awesome March 20, 2019 posted by

National Nature Diary – help record the first day of spring in the UK

Spring is upon us (even if some parts of the world are still seeing snow) and the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council is asking the people of their fine land to capture this wondrous event in words and send it in. People all over the UK can contribute the impressions of spring to the national nature diary on March 21.


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National Nature Diary – help record the first day of spring in the UK
Awesome May 18, 2018 posted by

Xbox Adaptive Controller – this controller wants everyone to game

Gaming has not always been very accessible. Aside from colors and screen issues, there’s just the controller itself. You need two hands and really nimble fingers which isn’t something that everyone has meaning that some people have been locked out of gaming. The Xbox Adaptive Controller is one possible solution to this issue.


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Xbox Adaptive Controller – this controller wants everyone to game