Gizmo

2019-03-02 06:01:09

Is Bill Gates going into the fortune-telling business? Microsoft has filed for US patents on the seemingly obvious idea of sending horoscopes and lottery information to mobile devices. A Microsoft spokeswoman says the patents include novel ideas such as sending the data over an FM radio channel instead of an internet connection. A cheap way to find out a person’s blood type without using antibodies has been developed by Franz Dickert at the University of Vienna in Austria. Red blood cells are coated in different sugars depending on the blood group A, B,