Archive: 20/10/2006

Cell Phone of the Future Saves Lives

Researchers at the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research and Department of Computer Science and Engineering are working on cell phone applications that can help keep you safer, tell you ...

dateOct 20, 2006 in Telecom
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RFID tags deliver letters safely to destination

On with a stamp, off to the mailbox, and the letter usually arrives the next day – after a long journey through a complex system of logistics. A new type of RFID tag with a display can help to make the system even faster ...

dateOct 20, 2006 in Other
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Plastic components from the microwave

Manufacturing fiber-reinforced plastic components for ships, facades of buildings and wind power plants is a technically difficult process. Researchers are now developing a new, environment-friendly process that enables the ...

dateOct 20, 2006 in Engineering
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Scientists identify memory gene

An international study led by U.S. geneticists has discovered a gene -- called Kibra -- that is associated with memory performance in humans.

dateOct 20, 2006 in Genetics
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Eat and exercise to a thinner waist

Those things mamas across the United States say -- it's a meal not a race, eat more vegetables, go play outside -- really help battle the waistline bulge.

dateOct 20, 2006 in Health
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U.S. in vitro pioneer dies

Mason Andrews, the obstetrician who delivered the first in-vitro baby in the United States, died of pulmonary fibrosis at his home in Norfolk, Va.

dateOct 20, 2006 in Other
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