Archive: 07/06/2009

Physical reality of string theory demonstrated

String theory has come under fire in recent years. Promises have been made that have not been lived up to. Leiden (The Netherlands) theoretical physicists have now for the first time used string theory to describe a physical ...

Jul 06, 2009
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Laboring without the labor bed: It's a good thing

A University of Toronto pilot study that re-conceptualized the hospital labour room by removing the standard, clinical bed and adding relaxation-promoting equipment had a 28 per cent drop in infusions of artificial oxcytocin, ...

Jul 06, 2009
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China environmental phenomena monitored from space

China is in a very seismically active area and has had many catastrophic earthquakes during its history. A joint European-Chinese team is using satellite radar data to monitor ground deformation across major continental faults ...

Jul 06, 2009
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Translate this: 'cognition-strength interfaces'

(PhysOrg.com) -- A highly ambitious European project used basic cognitive function, eye-tracking and keystroke logging as the starting point for the study of human-computer interaction for translation. It ...

Jul 06, 2009
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Nano Measurement in the 3rd Dimension

From the motion sensor to the computer chip - in many products of daily life components are used whose functioning is based on smallest structures of the size of thousandths - or even millionths - of millimetres. ...

Jul 06, 2009
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