Archive: 11/22/2011

Bee-ware: bees keep African elephants at bay

No need for big muscles or high-tech contraptions when it comes to protecting African plantations from elephants: a British biologist has discovered that buzzing bees will keep the beasts at bay.

dateNov 22, 2011 in Ecology
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Robojelly gets an upgrade

Engineers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VirginiaTech) have developed a robot that mimics the graceful motions of jellyfish so precisely that it has been named Robojelly. Developed ...

dateNov 22, 2011 in Robotics
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Mobile Flash can't die soon enough

Somewhere Steve Jobs must be smiling. As you may have heard, Adobe last week admitted defeat in its long-running battle with Apple over Adobe's Flash technology. As Apple's CEO, the late Jobs barred Flash from Apple's iPhone ...

dateNov 22, 2011 in Software
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