Archive: 06/26/2007

Scientists de-polymerize polymers

Japanese scientists have created a process that breaks down certain plastics, allowing the chemicals to be reused to make new higher-quality plastic.

Jun 26, 2007 4.6 / 5 (9) 0

IBM labs eye giving cars 'reflexes'

IBM researchers are looking into ways to give cars “reflexes” that would reduce traffic congestion and help prevent accidents. The scientists are exploring technology that would let vehicles exchange information with ...

Jun 26, 2007 4.1 / 5 (10) 0

Electrified cells don't get dizzy

An unusual but simple direct electrical connection between neighbouring nerve cells enables a neuronal network in the fly’s flight control centre to detect rotational axes. The system remains stable, even ...

Jun 26, 2007 4.7 / 5 (20) 0