Archive: 06/8/2011

ARD Mediathek enhanced with new search functions

This May new and improved search capabilities were introduced on the ARD Mediathek portal. Visitors to the website can now target their searches for TV and radio content more specifically. Information can ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Software
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New fishing hook reduces shark catch

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have developed a new type of fishing hook to reduce the number of sharks accidently caught from commercial fishing. The special hook, called SMART Hook (Selective Magnetic and Repellent-Treated ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Ecology
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The fine art of etching

(PhysOrg.com) -- They see more than the naked eye and could make traffic safer: miniaturized thermal imaging sensors. But they are difficult to manufacture on a commercial scale. Researchers have now developed ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Materials Science
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Springtime at Mars' south pole

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA's Mars Express celebrates eight years in space with a new view of ice in the southern polar region of Mars. The poles are closely linked to the planet’s climate and constantly change ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Aircraft systems in the environmental chamber

How can air transport be made more environmentally compatible, economical and sustainable? The Fraunhofer flight test facility in Holzkirchen is soon to be expanded with the installation of a thermal test ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Engineering
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