Archive: 03/6/2008

All-round safety in car

A car body that thinks intelligently and protects its occupants at the crucial moment has been every driver’s dream for a long time. Research scientists in an EU project have developed an intelligent side-impact ...

Mar 06, 2008 3.4 / 5 (5) 1

Holograms with explosive power

People who handle explosives usually have heavy-duty tasks to perform – dislodging rocks, demolishing old buildings, or triggering an avalanche. But explosives can be used for delicate tasks, too: They make ...

Mar 06, 2008 4.7 / 5 (30) 6

Rock: Electrons run through it

If the Flintstones had electricity, their wires might have been made of rock. New results in Science Express show that a chunk of hematite can conduct electrons under certain chemical conditions. In addition, ...

Mar 06, 2008 4.5 / 5 (10) 0