Archive: 3/01/2013

Review: 'Nike+ Kinect,' 'Your Shape' sweat it out

It's that time of the year when the line for an elliptical machine at your local gym stretches a bit longer thanks to freshly motivated folks who've resolved to start 2013 by shedding pounds and shaping up. Why wait to work ...

dateJan 03, 2013 in Software
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Pilot policy lags behind research, says safety expert

Research by Dr Simon Bennett (pictured) of the Civil Safety and Security Unit in our Institute of Lifelong Learning has expressed his concern that aviation regulators are not taking account of research into the 'lived reality' ...

dateJan 03, 2013 in Other
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Nanogenerator's output triples previous record

(—Taking an important step forward for self-powered systems, researchers have built a nanogenerator with an ultrahigh output voltage of 209 V, which is 3.6 times higher than the previous record of 58 V. The nanogenerator, ...

dateJan 03, 2013 in Nanophysics feature
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RIM 'paid Nokia 50 mn euros' for patents

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) paid rival Nokia 50 million euros ($65.8 million) to settle a patent dispute, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing US regulatory filings.

dateJan 03, 2013 in Business
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PhoneSat: Smart, small and sassy

(—The fast-paced proliferation and popularity of mobile devices here on Earth, like smartphones loaded with powerful operating systems, will find a new niche market– this time in space, thanks to NASA's trailblazing ...

dateJan 03, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Big Bang under the microscope

(—Scientists have replaced the telescope with the microscope: Using the similarities between the structure of a crystal and the state of the cosmos in the early universe, they have explored a yet unconfirmed phenomenon, ...

dateJan 03, 2013 in General Physics
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