Archive: 09/03/2012

Web-TV: a perfect match?

Do you surf the web in front of the TV, or tweet what you are watching? EU-funded researchers are creating technologies that combine web, social media and TV to enhance our experience and interactions across media.

Sep 03, 2012
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Australian shipping emissions identified

Ship engine exhaust emissions make up more than a quarter of nitrogen oxide emissions generated in the Australian region according to a recently-published study by CSIRO and the Australian Maritime College ...

Sep 03, 2012
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Protection against wing icing

When ice builds-up on the wings of aircrafts, it drives up costs and impedes safety – and in the worst case scenario, could even cause an aircraft to crash. At the ILA Berlin Air Show from September 11 - 16, researchers ...

Sep 03, 2012
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Mobile perspective in regional public transportation

At the IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited trade show in Berlin from August 31 - September 5, developers from Fraunhofer's FOKUS will exhibit how to link information to mobile devices and to public displays. The goal is to ...

Sep 03, 2012
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Human evolution has become multi-colored

Thus far, a tiny finger bone and two back teeth in a cave in the Altai Mountains are the only known remains of the Denisovans – a humanoid that Max Planck researchers have identified solely through their genetic material. ...

Sep 03, 2012
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Custom-controlled climate on airplanes

The indoor climate on airplanes is a frequent source of complaints. In the future, passengers should be able to set their own individualized climate and temperature controls and also be able to adjust air ...

Sep 03, 2012
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Hong Kong company completes purchase of Saab

(AP)—A Hong Kong-owned company says it has completed the acquisition of bankrupt car maker Saab and will move ahead with its business plan to make electric cars under the Swedish brand.

Sep 03, 2012
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