Archive: 11/10/2008

Nature's own chemical plant

Petroleum is the feedstock for many products in the chemical industry. However, this fossil fuel is becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. Renewable raw materials are an alternative. But can the likes of bioethanol be ...

Nov 10, 2008 not rated yet 0

A new approach in tsunami-early warning

The newly implemented Tsunami Early Warning System for the Indian Ocean, GITEWS, goes into operation today and with this, the system enters its final phase of optimisation. As foreseen, the system was officially ...

Nov 10, 2008 3.7 / 5 (3) 1

A perfect bond

Not much has changed in the last 2,000 years when it comes to suturing together cuts and wounds. Even with microsurgery techniques, infection and permanent scarring remain major concerns. To minimize these dangers, doctors ...

Nov 10, 2008 4.5 / 5 (17) 4

No more searching

In warehouses, tidiness is a flexible term. Storage areas can be rearranged or moved around at any time. Forklift trucks will soon make it easy to follow the material flow and keep an overview in the warehouse automatically ...

Nov 10, 2008 5 / 5 (1) 0