Archive: 4/04/2014

Measuring crime risk on the London Underground

A University of Huddersfield criminologist who has been working closely with authorities in London to cut crime on one of the world's busiest transport systems will appear before a House of Commons select committee to describe ...

dateApr 04, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Precision for huge transportation loads

A new, robust control system from Siemens allows huge loads to get to their destinations better. The gigantic loads (bridge components, drilling platforms, and booster rockets for satellites) often weigh thousands of tons ...

dateApr 04, 2014 in Engineering
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New avatars capable of laughing

Today's computer-based avatars lack one of our most deeply rooted human characteristics: laughter. Computer scientists have now teamed up with psychologists to give avatars the ability to laugh.

dateApr 04, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Cosmogenic field trip in the Top End

Dr Toshi Fujioka and Dr David Fink from the Institute of Environmental Research ICCAS project, together with Dr Hendrick May, an ARC DECRA Fellow from University of Wollongong, carried out fieldwork in Kakadu and Litchfield ...

dateApr 04, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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