IBM wants to put Information on One Single Atom

The race for smaller, faster and more intelligent technology is endless, pushing scientists and designers to constantly push the envelope. One of these racers, IBM, has just taken a huge step forward in their ability to store information. They are working on a way to store data on a single atom.

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Mercedes Introduces Wireless Charging for Electric Cars

In the past decade, electric cars have gained in popularity, pushing the limits of what car makers envision for the future. One of the hardest parts of having an electric car is having to charge it. In an effort to make this easier for the consumer, Mercedes has invested in wireless charging.

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Smartphones Helping in the Fight Against Cancer

If you’re like most people in the world, you use your smartphone to send texts, make calls, check your email, look up movie times, or navigate your way to a new restaurant. What if I told you that your smartphone could be used to help diagnose cancer?

According to FirstPost, smartphones have the ability to become microscopes that can possibly detect certain types of skin cancer. Although normal telescopes are preferred, a smartphone microscope has been found to be fairly accurate in detecting cancer, especially in developing countries. In remote areas where no telescopes are available, smartphone microscopes could photograph the growths, then forward them on for more extensive examination.

When a traditional light microscope was compared to a smartphone microscope, the smartphone microscope was able to detect 90% of the non-melanoma skin cancers. This number, although not 100%, is quite impressive. The smartphone microscope was also able to detect 60% of the melanomas. These figures give hope for better diagnosis and treatment for cancer all around the world.