Archive: 09/22/2009

Robot Floor Tiles Move Beneath Your Feet

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a stroke of odd creativity, Japanese researchers have created robotic blocks that automatically detect where you're walking and position themselves in front of you before you take your ...

Sep 22, 2009 weblog
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Solar Home Built by Students

(PhysOrg.com) -- Students from the Boston Architectural College (BAC) and Tufts University have submitted a completely solar-powered home, the Curio House, as New England's entry into the Solar Decathlon competition. ...

Sep 22, 2009 weblog
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The Long and the Short of Acrylate Polymerization

(PhysOrg.com) -- Used in such diverse applications as adhesives, detergents, and super-absorbent disposable diapers, polyacrylates are key polymers, but the mechanisms of their formation are complex and have ...

Sep 22, 2009
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Superior 3D Graphics for the Web a Step Closer

(PhysOrg.com) -- The development of improved three-dimensional graphics in Web-based applications took a step forward recently, when programmers began building WebGL into the Mozilla Firefox nightly builds, ...

Sep 22, 2009 weblog
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SKorea's Hyosung group bids for Hynix: report

A minor business conglomerate in South Korea looks set to buy a major stake in the world's second biggest memory chip maker after becoming the only firm to submit a bid, a report said Tuesday.

Sep 22, 2009
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