Archive: 06/7/2012

Can sat navs reduce drivers' performance?

(Phys.org) -- ​New findings from academics at Lancaster University and Royal Holloway, University of London reveal using satellite navigation systems can reduce drivers’ performance behind the wheel.

Jun 07, 2012
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'Supermileage' team aims for 2,000 mpg

(Phys.org) -- John Pearson’s Oldsmobile gets maybe 21 miles to the gallon. His school car – a custom-built, carbon-fiber test vehicle – is a bit more efficient: It could, in the right conditions, ...

Jun 07, 2012
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Breaking the limits of classical physics

(Phys.org) -- With simple arguments, researchers show that nature is complicated. Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have made a simple experiment that demonstrates that nature violates common sense ...

Jun 07, 2012
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SMU biochemists super-compute a cancer drug

When chemotherapy fails to halt the spread of cancer, it is typically because new super cells develop resistance to the chemotherapy. Instead of dying off, the cells reject the medicine, are able to pump it ...

Jun 07, 2012
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