Archive: 03/11/2011

Recording the soundscapes of spring

This April, when you step outside and hear the first sounds of spring, you won't be hearing just songbirds and buzzing insects, but aural evidence of an awakening ecosystem.

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Fridge magnet transformed

The ubiquitous and unremarkable magnet, BaFe12O19, is manufactured in large volumes, has the simplest crystal structure in its class, and is often seen on refrigerator doors—but it is set for an inte ...

Mar 11, 2011 4.6 / 5 (8) 1 | with audio podcast

NY Times, Huffington Post exchange barbs

The gloves are off between a pair of Old and New Media heavyweights. Bill Keller, executive editor of the venerable New York Times, and Arianna Huffington, founder of brash newcomer The Huffington Post, exchanged ...

Mar 11, 2011 1 / 5 (2) 3

Smart materials for high-tech products

Flexible and independently operating "smart materials" can adapt to changing conditions with high speed. The Fraunhofer Adaptronics Alliance is presenting promising solutions at Hannover Messe (April 4-8), ...

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