Archive: 18/02/2010

New wheelchair gets its first real-world test

( -- The U.N. Development Programme estimates that less than 1 percent of the need for wheelchairs in developing countries is met by local production, partly because small workshops can’t exploit economies of ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Engineering
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Dolphins' health shed light on human and ocean health

A panel of governmental, academic and non-profit scientists speaking today at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) unveiled research suggesting that diseases found in dolphins ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Ecology
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Exploring the secrets of dark matter

Even the biggest Star Trek fan would probably have trouble understanding the technical details of the research done by Queen's University Particle Astrophysics Professor Wolfgang Rau of Kingston, Canada.

dateFeb 18, 2010 in General Physics
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