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MIT designs 10-minute ebola test

Researchers from MIT claim to have developed an easy-to-use blood test that can be applied in the field, allowing for the screening of multiple diseases. The test is said to provide results in around 10 minutes, and could be instrumental in stopping the epidemic spread of diseases such as Ebola.

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Building a real-life Baymax

Baymax, the inflatable robot in <em>Big Hero 6</em>, may seem as unlikely as a chocolate teapot, but professor of robotics at Carnegie Mellon, Chris Atkeson, is working on a real life version (minus the karate and flying armor). Gizmag caught up with Atkeson to discuss the project.

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