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Prototype device counts calories in foods

7/9/2014

  • Pocket-Lint.com (U.K.)

A device that uses microwave sensors to detect fat and water molecules in food and then taps a database of 6,500 foods automatically counts calories for its users. The prototype, developed by Matt Web… Read More

House committee's $10B transportation bill scheduled for markup

7/9/2014

  • Hill, The
  • Hill, The
  • Hill, The

Markup of the $10 billion-plus transportation spending proposal of the House Ways and Means Committee is scheduled for next week. Sen. John Boehner, R-Ohio, calls it a "really solid bill," but Sen. Ba… Read More