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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# detection

All time
# National Cancer Registry
Irish men at higher risk of getting cancer and dying from it than women
After non melanoma skin cancer, the most common cancers in men are prostate cancer, bowel cancer and lung cancer.
# detection
This smartphone gadget will tell you if you have an STD or not
The dongle can test you for HIV and syphilis and deliver the results in the space of 15 minutes.
# Computers
New national DNA database to become operational this year
IT improvements for the gardaí are on the way said Minister Frances Fitzgerald.
# watch your mouth
Two people a week die of mouth cancer - get a free examination today
It’s Mouth Cancer Awareness day and more than 500 dental surgeries will check your gob for free today. It only takes five minutes.
# Polyglots rejoice!
Multilingual speakers rejoice! Google Search will now understand what languages you're using
The Android version is now able to automatically detect and understand five languages at once.
# Drugs
Sniffer dog unit at Wheatfield Prison 'compromised' after false indications – report
The sniffer dog unit are used to detect the presence of drugs on any visitors to the prison.
# Overdoses
Estonia has the highest number of drug deaths in Europe. But why?
Estonia with a population of just 1.2 million, has 191 per million drug deaths per population.
# Beep beep
US officials plan to reduce accidents by proposing 'talking-cars' system
The new proposal, if passed, would require vehicles to communicate information such as speed, location and direction travelled to help reduce collisions.
# Artificial Intelligence
Microsoft develops smart elevator that predicts who's getting on
The concept design learns the habits of users and could be used to predict which floor you wish to travel to.
# spine
Spinal fluid test could give early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
The first signs of having the disease include body tremors, but this new test could give a diagnosis before symptoms present.