Archive: 02/24/2006

World first forensic technique announced

A team led by a University of Leicester forensic pathologist is believed to be the first in the world to use a new radiological approach for mass fatality investigation. Traditionally 2 types of radiology are used in mass ...

Feb 24, 2006
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Mini robots to undertake major tasks?

From cell manipulation to micro assembly, micro robots devised by an international team of researchers offer a glimpse of the future.

Feb 24, 2006
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ESA confirms CryoSat recovery mission

At the latest meeting of the European Space Agency's Earth Observation Programme Board, which took place at ESA’s Headquarters in Paris on 23 and 24 February, ESA received the green light from its Member ...

Feb 24, 2006
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Organic Hydrogen Storage

Fossil fuels are limited and polluting, hence the search for alternatives. One suitable and environmentally sound fuel would be hydrogen; unfortunately there are currently few technical possibilities for the construction ...

Feb 24, 2006
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Analysts expect to see more wireless IPOs

Investment in the wireless technology industry is on the rise, and analysts expect to see more companies issuing initial public offerings on the stock market.

Feb 24, 2006
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Fingerprint Advances Will Fight Cybercrime

Forgot your password? No problem. Biometrics researchers at the University at Buffalo have made important advances that bring closer the day when we can access devices and Web sites with nothing more than the ...

Feb 24, 2006
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French police choose IDenta equipment

The French National Police, including much of the drug-enforcement network, chose Israeli firm IDenta's equipment this week to outfit their units.

Feb 24, 2006
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Re-used needles not cause of African HIV

An epidemiological analysis has cast doubt on a theory that most sub-Saharan African HIV cases are transmitted by unsafe medical injections.

Feb 24, 2006
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iRobot's PackBot on the front lines

Almost three years into the Iraq conflict and four into the Afghanistan war, the phrase "improvised explosive devices" has become one that is met with hesitation. This is a new style of combat that's still ...

Feb 24, 2006
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Mobile animal diagnostic lab is developed

Texas A&M University scientists say they've developed a mobile diagnostic laboratory to test animals in the event of a disease outbreak.

Feb 24, 2006
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Physicists Predict Stock Market Crashes

On Monday, October 19, 1987 – infamously known as “black Monday” – the Dow fell 508 points, or 22.9%, marking the largest crash in history. Using an analytical approach similar to the one applied to ...

Feb 24, 2006 feature
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