Archive: 4/04/2011

Researchers say children need horticultural interventions

Could "interventions" bring children closer to nature? Researchers in Finland think so. A new study published in HortTechnology compares urban and rural children's relationships with plants and recommends horticultural interventions, ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Other
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Resource-friendly car manufacturing

Magnesium instead of steel -- this could be an option for lightweight car body parts. A car door made of magnesium is roughly 50 percent lighter. This is one of the exhibits drawn from along the automobile manufacturing chain ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Engineering
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The future is now

To allow web applications run on four screens, the webinos project consortium creates a full open source code base. The tagerted technology will allow different devices and applications to work together, securely, seamlessly ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Software
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Twitter analysis provides stock predictions

Economists at the Technical University of Munich have developed a website that predicts individual stock trends. To this end, economists are using automatic text analysis methods to evaluate thousands of daily Twitter microblog ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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