Archive: 04/07/2011

Next Mars rover nears completion

(PhysOrg.com) -- Assembly and testing of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft is far enough along that the mission's rover, Curiosity, looks very much as it will when it is investigating Mars.

Apr 07, 2011
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Fatal crashes fall among teen drivers

Programs that create some common-sense restrictions when young drivers get behind the wheel have helped cut the rate of deadly crashes by more than half. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looked at fatal ...

Apr 07, 2011
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Computer vision tools to aid medical research

(PhysOrg.com) -- Boris Babenko believes there are huge opportunities for integrating computer science, and in particular computer vision, into health care and medical research, making life easier for researchers, ...

Apr 07, 2011
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Maybe Ben Franklin was wrong

(PhysOrg.com) -- The eruption of the Laki volcano in Iceland in 1783-84 set off a cascade of catastrophe, spewing sulfuric clouds into Europe and eventually around the world. Poisonous mists and a resulting ...

Apr 07, 2011
3.1 / 5 (10) 8 | with audio podcast

Google in German solar investment

Google on Thursday announced a multi-million-euro investment in a solar power plant outside Berlin in what the US Internet giant said was its first clean energy project investment in Europe.

Apr 07, 2011
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