Archive: 9/08/2011

Computers synthesize sounds to go with graphics

Computer-generated imagery usually relies on recorded sound to complete the illusion. Recordings can, however, limit the range of sounds you can produce, especially in future virtual reality environments where you can't always ...

dateAug 09, 2011 in Software
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Authenticating ancient artifacts

(PhysOrg.com) -- Piecing together the history of ancient ceramic objects can be difficult, especially when all that remains is a few small shards. However, clues about the authenticity and provenance of such artifacts can ...

dateAug 09, 2011 in Software
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Searching for gravitational waves

Colliding neutron stars and black holes, supernova events, rotating neutron stars and other cataclysmic cosmic events… Einstein predicted they would all have something in common – oscillations in the fabric of space-time. ...

dateAug 09, 2011 in Astronomy
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European researchers driving road safety

Safety while driving is paramount, and Europeans are making efforts to ensure our well-being in vehicles - whether we are behind the steering wheel or in a passenger seat. The project partners have pushed the envelope by ...

dateAug 09, 2011 in Engineering
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New technology revives biofuels

Biofuel, in spite of controversies surrounding it, still holds many advantages, on an economical, as much as on an environmental level– it is derived from plants, which naturally absorb CO2, making it a much cleaner ...

dateAug 09, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Untangling the life sciences

(PhysOrg.com) -- Last month, Dr. Michael Stadler and his Computational Biology group at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research became a member laboratory of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics. This is ...

dateAug 09, 2011 in Biotechnology
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