Archive: 18/09/2009

Pedestrian crossings could be monitored

A team of researchers from the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain) has developed an intelligent surveillance system able to detect aberrant behaviour by drivers and people on foot crossing pedestrian crossings and in ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Engineering
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Program does impressive file size reductions

We intuitively understand the value of being able to make things smaller without sacrificing performance. The endeavor produces smaller speakers with bigger sound and a host of portable electronic devices such as digital ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Software
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Understand the Arctic before exploiting it

America's Arctic has long been a place of myth and dream, where the Inupiat Eskimos have thrived, explorers endured and artists found inspiration. While competing visions of the Arctic have clashed in the past, we are now ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Environment
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It's a grind to make Mars red

( -- The widespread idea that Mars is red due to rocks being rusted by the water that once flooded the red planet may be wrong. Recent laboratory studies show that the red dust may be formed by ongoing grinding ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Space Exploration
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