Archive: 09/09/2013

Tool created to avert future energy crisis

(Phys.org) —A University of California, Riverside assistant professor of electrical engineering and several colleagues have created a new measurement tool that could help avoid an energy crisis like the one California endured ...

Sep 09, 2013
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Revolutionising European machine tools

From lathes and shapers to cutting and grinding machines, machine tools helped put Europe at the forefront of manufacturing in the past and remain essential to many industries, including aerospace, automotive, ...

Sep 09, 2013
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China web users face prison for re-posted rumours

Chinese Internet users could face three years in prison for writing defamatory messages that are then re-posted 500 times under regulations announced Monday amid a broader crackdown on "online rumours".

Sep 09, 2013
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Moving genes have scientists seeing spots

An international team of scientists led by the UK's John Innes Centre and including scientists from Australia, Portugal, China and Italy has perfected a way of watching genes move within a living plant cell.

Sep 09, 2013
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When recycling equates with quality raw materials

Recycled materials are often of lower quality than the materials from which they were derived. Now the cradle-to-cradle recycling concept has been applied to carpets to deliver high-quality recycled material.

Sep 09, 2013
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Safe navigation for visually impaired persons

Blind and visually impaired persons find it very difficult to move about in unknown environments. The white canes used by them are still the preferred tools for orientation. The project "A Mobility and Navigational ...

Sep 09, 2013
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