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The Largest Digital Camera In The World Takes Shape

Enlarge this image A technician examines the mirror on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. Scientists at two national laboratories are currently building the components for an enormous digital camera that will capture images from the telescope. Joe McNally/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe McNally/Getty Images Astronomers in California are building the largest digital camera in the world. It will go on a giant telescope taking shape in Chile called the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. LSST is different from most large telescopes. Instead of staring at a tiny patch of…

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US regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication has been taken, offering a new way of monitoring patients but also raising privacy concerns. The digital pill approved Monday combines two existing products: the former blockbuster psychiatric medication Abilify – long used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder – with a sensor tracking system first approved in 2012. The technology is intended to help prevent dangerous emergencies that can occur when … Read the referenced story here: US…

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FDA Approves First Digital Ingestion Tracking System Med

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the United States with a digital ingestion tracking system, in an unprecedented move to ensure that patients with mental illness take the medicine prescribed for them.   The drug Abilify MyCite was developed by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. The drug Abilify was first approved by the FDA in 2002 to treat schizophrenia, and the ingestible sensor, made by Proteus Digital health, was approved for marketing in 2012. The FDA said in a statement Monday that the digitally enhanced medication…

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