Archive: 02/11/2008

At last a machine with good taste -- for espresso

Can a machine taste coffee? The question has plagued scientists studying the caffeinated beverage for decades. Fortunately, researchers in Switzerland can now answer with a resounding “yes.” The study on their coffee-tasting ...

Feb 11, 2008 3.3 / 5 (3) 0

Ignition locks reduce DWIs

Interlocks, breath-testing devices that prevent a vehicle’s ignition from starting if the driver is above a preset blood alcohol limit, can dramatically reduce driving-while-impaired (DWIs) offenses among first-time offenders, ...

Feb 11, 2008 3.9 / 5 (10) 0

Greener extraction of one of nature's whitest minerals

From medicine to make-up, plastics to paper - hardly a day goes by when we don't use titanium dioxide. Now researchers at the University of Leeds have developed a simpler, cheaper and greener method of extracting higher yields ...

Feb 11, 2008 4.8 / 5 (6) 0
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