Archive: 08/10/2010

Richer nations have cleaner banknotes

The richer, more developed and more economically free a country, the fewer bacteria its banknotes carry. Also the material and the age of the banknotes - or the money has a lot wrinkled - is of influence on the degree of ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Other
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Micromachines for a safer world

Tiny sensors known as accelerometers are everywhere. The near-weightless technology can measure the impact of a dangerous tackle on a football player's helmet, control the flow of highway and runway traffic, analyze a golf ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Engineering
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Cells in the land of milk and honey

Researchers at the Institute of Biochemistry at ETH Zurich have discovered that cells measure their energy reserves with the aid of a sensor, which determines whether they are growing and dividing. This could ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Medical research
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Netflix to stream Paramount, Lionsgate, MGM movies

(AP) -- Netflix Inc. has reached a five-year deal worth nearly $1 billion to stream movies from Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM online starting Sept. 1 - a major move that boosts its "Watch Instantly" offerings ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Business
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New process could improve dental restoration procedures

(PhysOrg.com) -- Oral surgeons may one day have an easier, less costly approach to one important aspect of dental restoration, thanks to a newly patented process developed by researchers at Missouri University of Science ...

dateAug 10, 2010 in Health
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