Archive: 24/02/2010

How to turn blueprints green

( -- Even in today's increasingly energy-conscious world, it's rare for the subject of energy efficiency to be addressed in the early stages of designing a new building, whether it's a single-family home or a ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Engineering
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An emotion detector for baby

Baby monitors of the future could translate infant cries, so that parents will know for certain whether their child is sleepy, hungry, needing a change, or in pain. Japanese scientists report details of a statistical computer ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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A hot road to new drugs

The quest for new drugs is generally a lengthy and costly undertaking. German researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich have now come up with a simpler and more efficient way of going about it. Not only pharmaceutical ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Biochemistry
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High-performance ESA receiver brings satnav indoors

( -- Satellite navigation is having an enormous impact on our daily lives. In practical terms it means the only place left to get lost is indoors, where satnav signals fail to reach. But one ESA project is changing ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Engineering
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