Archive: 23/03/2007

New brake light system could mean fewer collisions

A dynamic brake light system that enables rear lights on a leading vehicle to contract or expand during hard braking could help lessen how often rear-end automobile collisions occur, says new research from the University ...

dateMar 23, 2007 in Other
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Faulted modeling

Factoring in crustal strength changes along the San Andreas Fault would improve the predictive models that researchers use to understand the likelihood and intensity of earthquakes there. That's the conclusion from a study ...

dateMar 23, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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Attackers Target Gamers with Spyware

Online players of the video game Omerta have more than the rival gangsters in the computer game to worry about. According to anti-spyware vendor Sunbelt Software, of Clearwater, Fla., cyber-thieves have been spreading spyware ...

dateMar 23, 2007 in Software
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Laying microscale tiles

Craftsmen tile walls or floors by hand; but how can you get an ordered monolayer onto a substrate when the "tiles" are microscopically small instead of big and easy to handle? Previously, self-assembly processes have been ...

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