Archive: 21/04/2008

Boys in the Hood

When first responders and security guards came to the DHS Science and Technology Directorate’s “Tell Us What You Need” table, heading their list was an emergency escape hood worthy of James Bond: a “one size fits ...

dateApr 21, 2008 in Other
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We are family -- but advertisers often miss the point

Even though most Americans think of themselves as part of a family – and many list “being a family” as a top priority – very little is known about how membership in this collective actually affects consumer decisions, ...

dateApr 21, 2008 in Other
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Chemists reproduce the rose's 'petal effect'

The lotus flower is nature’s “slip n’ slide,” where water beads skate along each petal’s surface like liquid metal. Now, chemists reveal the ying to the lotus’ frictionless yang: rose petals. Chemists have found ...

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The Antarctic deep sea gets colder

The Antarctic deep sea gets colder, which might stimulate the circulation of the oceanic water masses. This is the first result of the Polarstern expedition of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in ...

dateApr 21, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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