Archive: 12/04/2011

Crafts, churches and charcoal

Norway's more than 1,000 year-old-city and historical capital, Trondheim, was a beehive of activity in medieval times. Recent archeological research in the city's popular public forest, "Bymarka", has uncovered more than ...

dateApr 12, 2011 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Rethinking 'reachability'

( -- In today’s world, the line between work and personal time often blurs. Communication technologies force people to negotiate when, where and how they are connected. While smartphones may increase on-the-job ...

dateApr 12, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Volcanologists have eye on the sky

( -- Volcanologists from Massey University and the University of Hamburg in Germany will soon be able to record every explosive burst out of Mt Ruapehu in rain or shine, day or night, with a new high-speed Doppler ...

dateApr 12, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Novel in-motion train weighing system

Weighing loads exceeding 20 tons - such as trucks or trains - while in motion is no mean feat. French engineers from the Centre d'Etudes Nucléaires de Bordeaux-Gradignan have developed a novel weighing technology using ...

dateApr 12, 2011 in Engineering
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