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MIT's 'GPS' for the body can locate hidden implants

MIT's 'GPS' for the body can locate hidden implants

The technology bounces radio signals off the patient, using an algorithm to track the implant. The main challenge is simply determining the difference between reflections from the skin and the implant itself. For that, the CSAIL team uses a diode to create combinations of the signals that help it filter out skin reflections. It’s capable […]

Lavar Ball knew LiAngelo Ball was unlikely to be picked in the NBA draft

Lavar Ball knew LiAngelo Ball was unlikely to be picked in the NBA draft

Lavar Ball doesn’t lack for confidence. That’s kind of his thing. Despite many expressing doubt about LiAngelo Ball being selected in the NBA draft, Lavar remained defiant. He even went so far as to call LiAngelo one of the best guards in the draft. While that was the public face Lavar Ball put on, the truth is […]

Finance: SUSI is not only source of funding

Finance: SUSI is not only source of funding

The SUSI grant is the main source of financial assistance for many students. Stock photo: Getty Finance: SUSI is not only source of funding Independent.ie The SUSI grant is the main source of financial assistance for many students. However, there are funds and bursaries available, as well as private finance options, for those who may […]

Saudi-Iranian consensus to support Sunni party in Iraq

Saudi-Iranian consensus to support Sunni party in Iraq

Well-informed Iraqi political sources revealed on Sunday information concerning the formation of alliances that are paving the way for the announcement of the largest parliamentary bloc and the agreement on the selection of names for the three leadership positions. In an interview with Arabi21, The sources revealed: “The surprising news to which we could not find […]

Steve Bannon Tilts at Windmills in Europe

Steve Bannon Tilts at Windmills in Europe

With the European Parliament elections of 2019 looming, the battle for the future of Europe, as many like to phrase it, is drawing ever closer. Two visions dominate this clash. On one side is Emmanuel Macron, the French president, who is trying to take the next step towards his dream of an “ever closer union.” […]

HM the Queen admitted to Chulalongkorn hospital

HM the Queen admitted to Chulalongkorn hospital

Her Majesty Queen Sirikit was admitted to Chulalongkorn hospital after she developed a fever and cough, and has been diagnosed with influenza, the Royal Household Bureau announced. In a statement dated Aug 19, the bureau said the Queen was found to be feverish, with frequent coughing,  on Sunday morning. Tests diagnosed influenza and she was […]

UK woman rescued from sea: 'I am very lucky to be alive' – video

UK woman rescued from sea: 'I am very lucky to be alive' – video

A British woman has been pulled from the Adriatic Sea after falling off a cruise ship. The woman, who gave her name as Kay, told Croatian news channel HRT she fell off the back deck of the Norwegian Star cruise ship and spent ten hours in the water. Before being taken to hospital, she told […]

High surf from Hurricane Lane due to reach Big Island tonight

High surf from Hurricane Lane due to reach Big Island tonight

COURTESY CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER The five-day forecast track of Hurricane Lane as of 5 p.m. today. UPDATE: 5 p.m. Hurricane Lane is moving west in the Central Pacific and on a path that will take the category 3 hurricane east-southeast of Hawaii. Hurricane Lane, with winds at 120 mph, is located 735 miles east-southeast […]