Archive: 08/14/2008

Vegetable Scales With A Mind Of Their Own

What was the number you were supposed to enter for the chili-pepper on the self-service scales? Was it 67 or 76? And the number for the bananas? The latest self-service scales automatically recognize what ...

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Plastics suspect in lobster illness

The search for what causes a debilitating shell disease affecting lobsters from Long Island Sound to Maine has led one Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) visiting scientist to suspect environmental alkyphenols, ...

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Energy Storage For Hybrid Vehicles

Hybrid technology combines the advantages of combustion engines and electric motors. Scientists are developing high-performance energy storage units, a prerequisite for effective hybrid motors.

dateAug 14, 2008 in Engineering
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