Archive: 03/18/2011

GE defends nuclear plant design

General Electric defended its 40 year old Mark 1 reactors at the center of Japan's nuclear crisis Friday, saying that early questions about reactor's safety had long been addressed.

Mar 18, 2011
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NASA proposes laser use to move space junk

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists led by NASA space scientist James Mason have proposed the idea of using a mid-powered laser and telescope to nudge pieces of space junk out of the way and slow it down ...

Mar 18, 2011 report
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Can an MP3 hack your car?

(PhysOrg.com) -- The idea that someone can get into your car without your permission isn't a new one. It's about as old as the coat hanger, but that was back in the days when you locks had a pull up button. ...

Mar 18, 2011 weblog
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How to help heal an injured joint

Knee patients need patience: injuries to these joints take weeks to heal. Fraunhofer researchers have now developed a system that documents the healing process in detail. This motivates patients and at the same time helps ...

Mar 18, 2011
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