Archive: 10/09/2009

Superscanner sees into the unknown

( -- Researchers at The University of Nottingham have a new weapon in their arsenal of tools to push back the boundaries of science, engineering, veterinary medicine and archaeology.

dateSep 10, 2009 in Engineering
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Virtual maps for the blind

The blind and visually impaired often rely on others to provide cues and information on navigating through their environments. The problem with this method is that it doesn't give them the tools to venture out on their own, ...

dateSep 10, 2009 in Software
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Anti-smoking law helps waiters to quit smoking

Researchers from the Catalan Institute of Oncology have studied the impact of the law banning smoking in public places such as bars and restaurants on those working in these places. The results are positive - 5% of waiters ...

dateSep 10, 2009 in Health
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DNA pioneer appeals for cuts to criminal database

(AP) -- Like so many great discoveries, it was an accident. British scientist Alec Jeffreys realized 25 years ago Thursday that individuals have "DNA fingerprints," unique patterns of genetic material that can be used to ...

dateSep 10, 2009 in Genetics
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