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The Cancer Risk of Carbon Capture

SmokestacksChina

China has decided to develop and implement carbon capture and storage (CCS) on a massive scale. But there is a problem. The process of capturing carbon can lead to the formation of carcinogenic chemicals.

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Hope for Cancer Patients in Genomic Data Sharing

CancerProstate

Oncologists share information about their cancer cases through medical journals and conferences, but now cancer experts want to assemble big data files on millions of cancer patients from around the world for high-performance computers to analyze.

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Smartphones, Wearables Empower Health Providers

GoogleSmartContactLens

Device development at the intersection of smartphones, wearable and flexible electronics, everyday materials and healthcare is advancing quickly. There are smartphone microscopes to detect skin cancers, smartphone software to diagnose ear infections, smart contact lenses to track blood sugar and even paper skin.

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