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Researchers convert DVD drive into blood analysis machine

A group of researchers from the School of Biotechnology at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm have converted a standard DVD drive into a laser-based microscope that can perform blood analysis. The optical drive can be used to analyze…

Do Video Games Make You Violent? An In-Depth Analysis

This week, U.S. President Barack Obama asked Congress to dedicate $10 million toward studying the effects of violent media—including games. In the wake of last month's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school—and the revelation that killer Adam Lanza had enjoyed shooter games like Call of Duty—violent video games have again become a significant topic in national conversation.

Have researchers found any links between video games and violence? Will violent video games really make kids more aggressive? Or are we wasting time and money?