Archive: 06/2/2010

Visual system interprets sign languages

Spanish sign language is used by over 100,000 people with hearing impairments and is made up of hundreds of signs. CVC-UAB researchers Sergio Escalera, Petia Radeva and Jordi Vitria selected over twenty of these signs to ...

dateJun 02, 2010 in Engineering
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Saw stuck in ruptured Gulf oil pipe: official

BP's latest effort to stem the oil spewing from a ruptured well a mile (1.6 kilometers) deep in the Gulf of Mexico hit a setback when a saw snagged while cutting a riser pipe, officials said Wednesday.

dateJun 02, 2010 in Environment
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ExoMars: European robotic mission to Mars

A development model of the Mars Rover, called Bridget, was on display at the University of Leicester today providing invited schoolchildren as well as staff and students with an exciting glimpse into the shape ...

dateJun 02, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Hubble catches stars on the move (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- With a mass of more than 10 000 suns packed into a volume with a diameter of a mere three light-years, the massive young star cluster in the nebula NGC 3603 is one of the most compact stellar ...

dateJun 02, 2010 in Astronomy
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