Archive: 04/2/2008

Map reading for dummies

A huge European project into car and road safety has developed a system that will read satellite navigation maps and warn the driver of upcoming hazards – sharp bends, dips and accident black spots – which ...

Apr 02, 2008 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Models look good when predicting climate change

The accuracy of computer models that predict climate change over the coming decades has been the subject of debate among politicians, environmentalists and even scientists. A new study by meteorologists at the University ...

Apr 02, 2008 3.1 / 5 (13) 2

Researchers to curb CO2 emissions

Carnegie Mellon University’s Chris T. Hendrickson and H. Scott Matthews along with Alex Carpenter and Heather MacLean of the University of Toronto challenge Canadian officials to take the lead in eliminating dangerous carbon ...

Apr 02, 2008 1 / 5 (2) 0

Lack of sleep can provoke sleepwalking

Sleepwalkers are advised to keep a regular bedtime to avoid unwanted evening strolls, according to research from the Université de Montréal. Somnambulism, which affects up to four percent of adults, can cause mental confusion ...

Apr 02, 2008 5 / 5 (2) 0