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# detection - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

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 - Monday 9 February, 2015

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.

# detection - Friday 2 January, 2015

New national DNA database to become operational this year

IT improvements for the gardaí are on the way said Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

# detection - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

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.

# detection - Friday 22 August, 2014

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.

# detection - Monday 18 August, 2014

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.

# detection - Monday 2 June, 2014

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.

# detection - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

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.

# detection - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

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.

# detection - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

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.