Archive: 13/04/2009

10,000 aftershocks follow Italy quake

Scientists have detected 10,000 aftershocks since last week's earthquake in Italy of which around 1,000 could be felt, a top expert said on Monday, warning that the tremors will probably get stronger.

dateApr 13, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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A dirty job but ...

Byproducts from the electronics, fuel, chemical and defense industries can be far from benign. Toxic heavy metals like cadmium and lead can seep into our food chain and cause cancer. And if found in the soil, these dangerous ...

dateApr 13, 2009 in Other
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NASA Heads up Mt. Everest

Steve "Ark" Vander Ark takes a deep breath at the foot of the stairs in a lonely, dusky stairwell, then turns and heads up ten long flights of steps - for the eighth time. He'll repeat this ritual thrice more, for a total ...

dateApr 13, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Internet of things plays with hand of ACEs

( -- European researchers have created a new software abstraction called Autonomic Communication Elements (ACEs) which will enable ecosystems for service networks, and make the future ‘internet of things’ ...

dateApr 13, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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