Archive: 10/11/2009

This smart wheelchair has laser vision

(PhysOrg.com) -- Disability, John Spletzer believes, should no longer pose any obstacle to mobility. A blind person may not be able to see or a paraplegic to walk, but each can access the technology available to the rest ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Engineering
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NSLS-II Project Beamline Conceptual Designs

(PhysOrg.com) -- The NSLS-II Experimental Facilities Division achieved an important milestone in September when the conceptual design reports for the initial six project beamlines were completed and submitted to NSLS-II management.

dateNov 10, 2009 in General Physics
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Controversial new climate change results

(PhysOrg.com) -- New data show that the balance between the airborne and the absorbed fraction of CO2 has stayed approximately constant since 1850, despite emissions of CO2 having risen from about 2 billion tons a year in ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Environment
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Switching Gears to Greener Transportation

Automakers around the world continue to slowly infuse their cars and trucks with greener, more efficient technology, but researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute contend that technology alone will not solve the puzzle ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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Darwin meets Facebook

Natural history plans to chart life on earth, yet the discipline risks being buried under a landslide of painstakingly collected data that isn't always used. Now researchers at London's Natural History Museum have created ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Other
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