Archive: 22/08/2011

Breeding ozone-tolerant crops

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists working with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found that future levels of ground-level ozone could reduce soybean yields by an average 23 percent.

dateAug 22, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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An 'eye' that measures liquid steel temperatures

Contact-free measurement of the temperature of molten steel boosts the productivity of arc furnaces. That’s why Siemens has developed a system called Simetal RCB Temp, which consists of an optical sensor that can determine ...

dateAug 22, 2011 in Engineering
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Music in the air

The days of sitting at keyboard with a pencil and a sheet of manuscript paper to compose music could be long gone with the development of software by researchers from Monash University’s Faculty of Information and Technology ...

dateAug 22, 2011 in Software
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