Archive: 02/01/2014

Explainer: the science of fireworks

While large firework displays have become even more more popular over the past ten years or so, most of the chemistry behind these exuberant displays has been known for centuries. Marrying this with modern digital technology ...

dateJan 02, 2014 in Hardware
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Click away the snow

The control center at the Cologne Bonn Airport coordinates a number of actors during winter services. The new software upgrades the airport's central control of winter service activities. Now, one click is enough in order ...

dateJan 02, 2014 in Engineering
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Faster testing of new pharmaceuticals

To improve medical treatment, researchers test new drug ingredients on biological cells. By combining two microscopy techniques, the time required for testing can be reduced by 50 to 80 percent. And far fewer measurements ...

dateJan 02, 2014 in General Physics
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Warping images using your PC graphics card

By projecting images onto contoured surfaces you get a virtual experience that puts you at the center of the action. Now, a quick and easy calibration technique could help the concept find a wider application beyond the planetarium.

dateJan 02, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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