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Technology News on October 9, 2011

Nanoparticles make DNA analysis 1,000 times faster
A University of Arkansas researcher has invented a process that performs DNA analysis thousands times faster than traditional methods. ANI

Oz parents using video games to connect with their kids
Parents in Queensland are increasingly turning to video games as a family activity in order to connect with their children, with gaming devices present in almost every home, according to a new survey. ANI

Now, 'magic bullet' to detect very early cancers
Researchers at the University of Nottingham have devised a "magic bullet" to detect very early cancers. ANI

Teen boys 'being pressured into sexting to fit in'
A new research has shown that teenage boys are bullied into sending and looking at explicit images on their cell phones, and face taunts, exclusion "if they're not into" sharing pornography. ANI

FBI to launch nationwide face recognition service to catch wanted criminals
A nationwide face recognition service is likely to be activated in the US by the FBI, which will allow police to pinpoint wanted criminals more quickly and accurately. ANI

Researchers find 400,000-year-old hub of weapon, tool production in Israel
A new archaeological study claims that the Qassem cave in the Samarian foothills just outside Tel Aviv was a hub of mass production of tools and weapons around 200,000 to 400,000 years ago. ANI

Now, footsteps can identify people as accurately as fingerprints
Scientists have developed a method that can identify people from the way they walk with almost as much accuracy as fingerprints. ANI

Coming soon: a brain-training iPhone app to get rid of reading glasses!
An application, which could improve vision by training the brain to overcome ageing eyesight, will be available to be downloaded early next year from iPhones and computers. ANI

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