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
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Study doubles species diversity of enigmatic 'flying lemurs'

Colugos (aka flying lemurs) -- the closest living relatives of primates most notable for their ability to glide from tree to tree over considerable distances—are more diverse than had previously been believed, according ...

Nov 10, 2008
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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
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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
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Navigon 8100T GPS with 3D Panorama View

(PhysOrg.com) -- Navigon, the leader in the navigation market, today announced the launch of its new flagship product, the NAVIGON 8100T. The 8100T is a new dimension in navigation that revolutionizes map ...

Nov 10, 2008 weblog
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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
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