Archive: 15/01/2010

Suspension bridge design may not be the best

( -- A team of structural engineers from the University of Sheffield in the UK say the assumptions originating with 17th century Dutch engineer Christiaan Huygens may need to be re-examined. Huygens assumed the ...

dateJan 15, 2010 in Engineering report
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Asia Ascending in Science and Engineering

( -- This morning, the National Science Foundation in the United States released its regular report on science and engineering indicators. Not surprisingly, Asia appears to be ascending -- and quickly -- toward ...

dateJan 15, 2010 in Other weblog
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Jetting into the Quark-Gluon Plasma

After the quark-gluon plasma filled the universe for a few millionths of a second after the big bang, it was over 13 billion years until experimenters managed to recreate the extraordinarily hot, dense medium on Earth. The ...

dateJan 15, 2010 in Plasma Physics
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A flying boost for neuroscience

( -- Understanding the causes of autism and schizophrenia could be a step closer for researchers from the Queensland Brain Institute at The University of Queensland after they unravelled the secret world of the ...

dateJan 15, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Patch for flaw in key Internet protocol

( -- A flaw was found in November in a key Internet protocol that encrypts most sensitive online transactions and communications, including credit card and banking transactions. A patch has now been developed ...

dateJan 15, 2010 in Internet report
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