Archive: 02/23/2006

Fighting sound with sound

Newly published research by a Princeton engineer suggests that understanding how air travels across the sunroof of a car may one day make jet engines less noisy.

Feb 23, 2006 4.6 / 5 (28) 0

Scientists develop fast-working biosensor

University of Rochester Medical Center scientists have demonstrated a new technology that accurately and rapidly detects the meat-spoiling and sometimes dangerous E. coli bacteria. The unique technology uses a protein from t ...

Feb 23, 2006 4.8 / 5 (8) 0

Mass extinction of species has begun

On March 9, world-renowned environmentalist Professor Norman Myers will deliver a lecture at Macquarie University in Sydney, announcing the beginnings of the largest mass extinction in 65 million years and discussing what ...

Feb 23, 2006 4.4 / 5 (32) 0

Research team works on tyre-ice friction

Experts from Scotland's Edinburgh University are working on a study aimed at developing electronic brooms to help cars stay on icy roads, reports Nature News. The Scottish scientists have teamed up with Olympic ...

Feb 23, 2006 3.6 / 5 (14) 0