'Flying Radar': Russian A-100 AWACS Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

'Flying Radar': Russian A-100 AWACS Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

The newest Russian AWACS aircraft can detect up to 300 targets.

Russia's A-100, the most advanced airborne early warning and control aircraft (or AWACS), made its maiden flight, the press service of the Vega concern, which creates equipment for the "flying radar" has announced.

The A-100 first flight test was aimed at checking its aerodynamic


Centaur, a mobile phone-mounted device for quick malaria detection

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A mobile phone mounted with a super-cheap paper microscope can detect presence of malarial parasites in the blood in 10 seconds, says an Indian researchers’ team, which has developed a system that archives data and maps real-time distribution of the disease in a particular locality.

Dubbed “Centaur”, the framework for detection, monitoring and mit


New algorithms can detect when people text and drive: Research


Researchers have developed computer algorithms that can accurately determine when drivers are texting or engaged in other distracting activities. The system uses cameras and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to detect hand movements that deviate from normal driving behavior and grades or classifies them in terms of possible safety threats, according to


New camera can help doctors see through the body


Scientists in Britain have developed a camera that can help doctors see through the human body. Designed to help doctors track medical tools known as endoscopes that are used to investigate a range of internal conditions, the new device can detect sources of light inside the body, such as the illuminated tip of the endoscope’s long flexible tube, a

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