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‘The older you are, the worse the hospital is for you’

Experts told CNN that the unique needs of older patients are not a priority for most hospitals. Many elderly patients experience significant mental and/or physical deterioration while they’re in the hospital, even if they recover from the original injury or … Continue reading

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Ho, Ho, Ho!

In the spirit of the holidays, we couldn’t resist! Source.

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Dog detected in X-ray machine at BWI security checkpoint

A few weeks ago, security screeners at the BWI Thurgood Marshall airport got two surprises at the security checkpoint. X-ray machines detected a semi-automatic handgun and a pet carrier with a small dog inside. Many pet carriers look like duffel … Continue reading

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Home Renovators Get X-Ray Vision with WalabotDIY

WalabotDIY,created by 3D-imaging sensor company Vayyar Imaging, is a compact sensor unit that attaches to the back of Android phones and is able to show home improvers what dangers lurk behind an innocent wall. The device is able to pick … Continue reading

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X-ray uncovers hidden portrait beneath famed Degas painting

A powerful X-ray technique recently helped solve a mystery that has stumped the art world for years by revealing a hidden portrait beneath a painting by French impressionist artist Edgar Degas. The long-puzzled-over image concealed behind Degas’ “Portrait of a Woman” … Continue reading

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X-ray pulsars plot the way for deep-space GPS

An interstellar navigation technique that taps into the signals from X-ray pulsars is being developed by a team of scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the University of Leicester. The team is using a small x-ray telescope on … Continue reading

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X-ray detects Lochte’s wallet after alleged robbery

Brazilian police claim that U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte’s wallet was detected in an x-ray scan after he claimed it was taken in an attempted robbery early Sunday. The swimmers, Lochte and Jimmy Feigen, were ordered by a Brazilian judge to … Continue reading

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