Archive: 04/23/2013

Stopping the spread of ash dieback fungus

The destruction of trees as a result of the ash dieback fungus has been a growing concern among scientists, having seen its rapid spread across Europe since the 1990s.

Apr 23, 2013
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Internet-TV combination makes life easier

The latest advances made by an EU-funded team of researchers to marry the Web and TV demonstrate how technology convergence is making our lives so much easier.

Apr 23, 2013
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Three years of the Sun in three minutes

Since the Solar Dynamics Observatory opened its multi-spectral eyes in space about three years ago, we've posted numerous videos and images from the mission, showing incredible views of our dynamic Sun. Scott ...

Apr 23, 2013
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Ticking along

It may be slighter later than expected but spring finally seems to be upon us. Unfortunately, this also means the start of the tick season, both for humans and for their pets. But when exactly is the risk ...

Apr 23, 2013
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Maritime personnel need better training

Hard times for the shipping companies. Some of the blame lies with ships' officers who are failing to put new procedures into practice. Shipping is an industry which demands continuous training and re-certification ...

Apr 23, 2013
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New fatigue model leads to more durable ships

Heikki Remes at the Aalto University School of Engineering, Department of Applied Mechanics, has developed a model making it possible to determine how fatigue sets in with various welded steel materials. ...

Apr 23, 2013
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TomTom says sales fall, turning from navigation market

TomTom, the Dutch maker of vehicle navigation systems, on Tuesday published a 13 percent drop in first quarter sales and said it was diversifying its product line to counter a market now saturated with portable navigation ...

Apr 23, 2013
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