Archive: 02/11/2008

Software gets smart cars talking

New technology allowing a group of vehicles to exchange data automatically with each other and with traffic control centres could pave the way for a more efficient and safer European road network.

Feb 11, 2008 3 / 5 (1) 0

Why anyone can make a sandcastle

Anyone trying to build sandcastles on the beach will need some degree of skill and imagination, but not an instruction manual. The water content is actually relatively unimportant to the mechanical properties ...

Feb 11, 2008 3.9 / 5 (13) 4

Purple pigments and obesity

Scientists in Arkansas are reporting new evidence that natural pigments responsible for the beautiful blue/purple/reddish color of certain fruits and vegetables may help prevent obesity. Their animal study, ...

Feb 11, 2008 4.5 / 5 (10) 0