This tool could unlock your smartphone with earbuds

20th September 2019

New York: Soon you may be able to unlock your smartphone with earbuds as researchers are developing a biometric tool to do that. Besides reducing the need for passcodes, fingerprints, facial recognition and other biometrics, the tool called EarEcho would be ideal for situations where users are required to verify their identity such as making mobile payments. It could also eliminate the need to re-enter passcodes or fingerprints when a…

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You Can Soon Get Your DNA Sequenced Anonymously

20th September 2019

When biomedical researchers go to sleep at night, they dream of genomes. Yours, and mine, and all six degrees of Kevin Bacon between us. And who can blame them? Think of all the information packed into the six billion letters of genetic code that makes you uniquely you and most definitely not me. Blockbuster drugs and other disease-smashing discoveries could be hiding in that DNA, if only scientists could collect…

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