Archive: 14/03/2005

When liquid crystals with a metal center are 'shaking hands'

Without liquid crystals (LC's) our cell phones and notebook computers would not be possible, for these compounds keep our display screens flat and lightweight. Being a phase of matter whose order is intermediate between that ...

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Jaguar Leaps into Luxury of Bluetooth Wireless Technology

Motorola, Inc. and Jaguar announced the availability of the Jaguar Bluetooth system – a new hands-free in-vehicle communication system using Bluetooth wireless technology – across all Jaguar 2005 model year vehicles. Once ...

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New technology for navigating without GPS

A new method for navigation at sea, independent of GPS, is being put forward in a dissertation from Linkoping University. Today merchant marine, military, and recreational boat traffic all rely on the global satellite system ...

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Chemicals in tattoo inks need closer scrutiny

As tattoos have grown in popularity, so have complaints of adverse side effects associated with both their application and removal. A new study, done by chemistry students at Northern Arizona University, looked at the chemical ...

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