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Cicret projects emails, videos and games onto skin. The computer you can roll up: Developers make SGT breakthrough. New 'Source Gated Transistor' is much easier to produce for smart gadgetsResearchers at University of Surrey collaborated with Phillips in creationDiscovery could mean flexible tablets and much smaller technologyThese new technologies could be available in the next few years By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 22:03 GMT, 6 March 2014 | Updated: 11:00 GMT, 7 March 2014.

The computer you can roll up: Developers make SGT breakthrough

Now, a mobile phone application to detect skin cancer. PTI Dec 22, 2013, 10.41AM IST (The app 'ClipOCam-Derma'…) KOLKATA: A mobile phone application which can assist clinicians perform fast and accurate diagnosis of skin cancers and ailments has been developed by IIT Kharagpur students.

Now, a mobile phone application to detect skin cancer

The application 'ClipOCam-Derma' which can be used on any smart-phone has been developed in the School of Medical Science and Technology at IIT, Kharagpur, led by research scholar Debdoot Sheet. "Being a portable and affordable solution, it can be used by trained health care workers to reach out to elderly and patients in mobility restricted areas for health care delivery," Sheet told PTI. The mobile app, which will be launched in the market after regulatory approvals, can help physicians speed up diagnosis and handle more patients within a shorter time.

Innovative Mobile App Ideas Simply Life. Open Innovation success story: Mobile Phone Microscopy for the Developing World and Other Ideas. Breakthrough: Four innovative winning solutions submitted to an Intel open innovation competition to address some of the developing world's most pressing problems.

Open Innovation success story: Mobile Phone Microscopy for the Developing World and Other Ideas

Company: Intel Corporation The Story: Businesses are not the only beneficiaries of an open innovation approach to discovering new technologies; communities in the developing world are also benefiting from solutions to some of the most challenging problems they face. Pressing issues such as irrigation, mosquito control, and disease management are just a handful of the urgent needs that have been addressed by open innovation. Intel Open Innovation Competition In 2008 Intel Corporation launched a competition seeking the best technology ideas in four areas of global need – economic development, education, the environment and healthcare.

“Technology is a tool to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges related to healthcare, education, economic development and the environment. Discovering New Ideas. 37 Cool Cell Phone Concepts You Would Want To Have. Every year a few concept phones appear on various sites or presentation videos and make us wonder when will we ever get our hands on them.

37 Cool Cell Phone Concepts You Would Want To Have

Probably never in some cases, considering that most of the cell phones we see are a little bit too futuristic to be created. However, they inspire the phone manufacturers and if not built fully, a few features from here or there end up on a phone. Look at the Iphone, for example. Its touch screen function is at the moment rather common, whereas in 2005 this was considered more a science fiction feature and hard to implement. Innovative Ideas for Using Cell Phones to Summarize and Take Notes. Editor's note: This is part two in series of posts focused on the nine instructional strategies that are most likely to improve student achievement across all content areas from the book Classroom Instruction That Works by Robert Marzano, Debra Pickering, and Jane Pollock.

Innovative Ideas for Using Cell Phones to Summarize and Take Notes

Summarizing and note taking promote greater comprehension by asking students to analyze a subject and determine what is most important and share that information in a new way that makes sense given the task at hand. According to research, this requires substituting, deleting, and keeping some information while having an awareness of the basic structure of the information presented. 30 Futuristic Phones We Wish Were Real. Mobile phone business is one of the most rapid growing industries.

30 Futuristic Phones We Wish Were Real

Not so long ago, the popular check phone was Nokia 3310 with mere basic functions: call, text messaging and the only bearable game, snake. However, significant improvement has been made since then. We now have so many variety of phones that surpasses the basic function, smart phones for example allows you to connect to social media conveniently, GPS, video conferencing etc. Finally! Research-based proof that students use cell phones for LEARNING. Lift the Cell Phone Ban. Cell phones could become the next big learning tool in the classroom.

Lift the Cell Phone Ban

So why have schools been so slow to embrace them? Without a doubt, cell phones can cause serious disruption in the classroom. Do Cell Phones Belong in the Classroom? Mobile devices are ubiquitous in American high schools, and their use is harder to regulate than old-fashioned note passing.

Do Cell Phones Belong in the Classroom?

But here's why teachers should be paying closer attention. Two U.S. high school students compete in the LG Mobile Worldcup Texting Championship. According to a Pew study, American teenage girls send an average of 100 messages a day. Using Smartphones in the Classroom. By Edward Graham Found in: Advice and Support Ken Halla knows a thing or two about using technology in the classroom.

Using Smartphones in the Classroom

For the past 5 years, the 22-year teaching veteran has worked to transition his ninth-grade World History and AP Government classrooms into a mobile device-friendly environment where students can incorporate the latest technology into the learning process. Along the way, Halla created three of the most used education blogs in the country—“World History Teachers Blog,” “US Government Teachers Blog,” and “US History Teachers Blog”—to help fellow humanities teachers incorporate more technology and more device-based learning into their own classrooms.