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C2i, a genomics SaaS product to detect traces of cancer, raises $100M Series B

If you or a loved one has ever undergone a tumor removal as part of cancer treatment, you’re likely familiar with the period of uncertainty and fear that follows. Will the cancer return, and if so,

Researchers say hardcoded passwords in GE medical imaging devices could put patient data at risk

Dozens of medical imaging devices built by General Electric are secured with hardcoded default passwords that can’t be easily changed, but could be exploited to access sensitive patient scans, a

NASA issues new call for lunar payload deliveries from its commercial moon lander partners

NASA wants its private commercial space company partners to make more moon deliveries on its behalf: The agency just issued another request for scientific and experimental payloads that need lunar del

SpaceX contracted by NASA to launch black hole and neutron star research craft

SpaceX has been awarded a new contract by NASA to launch the agency’s Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer, or IXPE. This research spacecraft will study polarized light from sources including neut

Healthcare by 2028 will be doctor-directed, patient-owned and powered by visual technologies

Visual assessment is critical to healthcare -- whether that is a doctor peering down your throat as you say “ahhh” or an MRI of your brain.

New technique brings secrets out of old daguerreotypes

Daguerreotypes – photos made with a process that used mercury vapors on an iodine-sensitized silvered plate – break down quite easily. The result is a fogged plate that, more often that no

I visited a teeth-straightening startup and found out I needed a root canal

Going to the dentist can be anxiety-inducing. Unfortunately, it was no different for me last week when I went to discuss Uniform Teeth’s recent $4 million seed funding round from Lerer Hippeau,

Amazon Brings X-Ray To Web Video

Amazon’s X-Ray for Movies and TV Shows – the feature that brings additional content, like actor bios and other background information – is now available on Amazon Video and Prime Vid

Japan Launches Observatory To Study Black Holes And Dying Stars

This week the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched a new space observatory designed to study black holes, dying stars and the history of galaxy clusters. The X-ray Astronom

U.S. Legislation Aims To Ban Plastic Guns Metal Detectors Can’t Detect

Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) and a group of Democrats have proposed the Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act, legislation that would require all guns to contain enough metal to be detected by metal d

Amazon Expands X-Ray Feature To TV Shows On Kindle Fire And Wii U With Data From IMDb

Amazon just announced that it is adding its X-Ray feature to TV shows. The feature already worked with movies thanks to data from IMDb, but the company will now use this very same data for other video

Video: Hands On With KDDI's Transparent X-Ray Cell Phone

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/xray.png" /> Last week, we reported about the <a href="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/2010/10/18/japans-kddi-rolls-out-new-smartphones-an

Handheld X-Ray Device Powered By 2 D Batteries

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/xray.jpg" /> Japanese business daily The Nikkei is reporting that at team of researchers at <a href="http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en">Kyoto

iPad innards exposed via X-ray

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/ipad_xray-620x778.jpg" /> We here in Japan have to wait until next month for the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/ipad/">iPad</a>.

How to get detained at the airport: step one, put these in your bags

I guess that’s that’s one way to make a statement. Of course, you’ll also be missing your plane. While I’m sure the look on the screener’s face will be worth it for a few

Mobile Edge offers a trio of "Checkpoint Friendly" laptop bags

In response to the announcement made by the TSA earlier in the year that would allow travelers to keep their laptops in bags while going through security; a couple gear companies have put forth &#8220

British company advances see-through camera tech

Remember the X-ray technology from Total Recall? A British company has developed what it calls “ThruVision” — a similar technology that “uses what it calls ‘passive imagi

Lobster Eye X-Ray Inspection Device: real gadget, real name

You’ll be seeing this at the airport soon, I think. Everyone was concerned when they started saying they would install X-ray backscatter scanners at the security checkpoints, and those things co

CrunchGear Week in Review: How to Cook for Forty Humans

Take The Grill on the Road X-Ray Business Cards BlinkyBugs: The Coolest DIY Project You’ll See Today Jellyfish Beer Bong Slouchpod Endorses Laziness: We Get Fatter

Daily Crunch: Lord of the LED Edition

Shinshoku Watch: Look At The Pretty Lights Chameleon-like LED Clock Attracts Zombies X-Ray Business Cards LoTR Online: I Just Wet My Pants Rent The HAL-5 Exoskeleton For $590/mo
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