Archive: 22/03/2011

Flying machines are YouTube sensation

( -- The latest YouTube sensation isn’t a puppy that dances to Lady Gaga or a kitten that opens beer bottles. By using unmanned aerial vehicles called quadrotors, two Ph.D. candidates at the School of Engineering ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Robotics
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European coastal pollution is harmful to seals

The bodies of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina), which live in estuaries or along coastlines where industrial activities take place, are highly contaminated. This is the result of a European study, involving Spanish participation, ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Ecology
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New aging cause revealed by test tube

( -- Chemists from The Australian National University have discovered a new way that ageing-related diseases can progress, opening up new preventative and treatment possibilities for conditions such as heart disease ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Georgia Tech to pursue 'transparent Internet'

What if Internet users could click a button and determine whether their service was being artificially slowed down? Or if the government were censoring their content? In the name of Internet transparency, a team of Georgia ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Internet
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Like a lightbulb going off

( -- Imagine being able to see to the penny how much it costs to use your jumbo high definition television or your tiny nightlight – in real time. That’s what a dozen University Hills residents did last ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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