Archive: 08/11/2010

Off to the office aboard the AutoTram

Electric and hybrid vehicles will take over the cities: cars, bicycles, buses and streetcars. New concepts are needed for individual and local public transportation. In the large-scale project “Fraunhofer ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Engineering
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WISE spacecraft warming up

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, is warming up. Team members say the spacecraft is running out of the frozen coolant needed to keep its heat-sensitive instrument chilled.

dateAug 11, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Fused echoes see whole heart

A new way of combining ultrasound images taken from different positions can result in sharper, better quality 3D images of the heart to help doctors make a diagnosis.

dateAug 11, 2010 in Medical research
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Broadband adoption slows down, but blacks catch up

(AP) -- The adoption of high-speed Internet service in homes has slowed to a crawl this year after a decade of rapid growth, according to two new studies. And it looks as if broadband is going to be a tough sell for those ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Telecom
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Advance toward earlier detection of melanoma

Scientists are reporting development of a substance to enhance the visibility of skin cancer cells during scans with an advanced medical imaging system that combines ultrasound and light. The hybrid scanner ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Cancer
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