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Scientist develops wearable ultrasound scanner

A new ultrasound device that can identify breast cancer at the earliest stages of the disease has been developed by a Turkish scientist and her colleagues in the U.S.

Canan Dağdeviren, a Turkish scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has designed a bra-mounted ultrasound scanner that can detect breast cancer in the early stages.

Robot doctors and oenologists

Is there a way to predict the quality of the wine from this year's grape harvest? Can we know what a court will decide months before its final ruling? Can we help prevent cardiovascular disease in the future? Or, even, can we predict the weather using historical meteorological data? Artificial intelligence is here to provide a positive answer to all these diverse questions.

10 Turkish universities feature on top in global ranking

Ten Turkish universities, with three of them in the top 500, have made it into the top 1,000 of the 2024 QA World University Rankings.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a higher education rating agency headquartered in London, announced the "2024 World University Rankings," which is considered one of the most important rankings in the world.

Digital transition plan on track

Digital Governance Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis insisted on Friday that his ministry's priorities are to complete the work that has been started in the next four years. Speaking at the 25th Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Global Startup Workshop at the Athens Concert Hall, he referred to a successful project so far which is not finished.

Bank of Japan leaves policy unchanged

Japan's central bank left its ultra-easy monetary policy unchanged in its last meeting before Governor Haruhiko Kuroda steps down and is replaced by economics professor Kazuo Ueda.

While most analysts expected the Bank of Japan to stay the course in Kuroda's final policy decision, some had speculated about a surprise tweak.

Researchers dig up secrets of 'self-healing' Roman concrete

How have Rome's ancient aqueducts and architectural marvels such as the Pantheon, which features the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome, endured the test of time? Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and other institutions believe they have uncovered the mystery of the durability of the 2,000-year-old structures - self-healing concrete.

CHP leader travels to US for six-day visit

The Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu departed for the United States on Oct. 9 for a six-day visit where he will meet with businesspeople, prominent science people and students, think tanks, representatives of some media outlets, and non-governmental organizations related to the environment and women's rights.

Turkish scientist invents chickpea-sized capsule to diagnose body diseases

A Turkish scientist has invented a capsule of the size of a chickpea, which typically helps in diagnosing diseases in the digestive system when swallowed, enabling an easier endoscopy procedure.

"This is a brand-new technology," Rabia Tuğçe Yazıcıgil, working in a lab affiliated with the Boston University in the U.S., told daily Hürriyet on Aug. 3.