News tagged with airports

Google announces Floor Plan app for venue owners

(Phys.org) -- This week the team from Google Maps launched its Floor Plan Marker for Android in a bid to improve the accuracy if its indoor maps. Inside and outside Google, developers have seen real opportunity ...

Apr 08, 2012 report
5 / 5 (1) 2 | with audio podcast

Click away the snow

The control center at the Cologne Bonn Airport coordinates a number of actors during winter services. The new software upgrades the airport's central control of winter service activities. Now, one click is ...

Jan 02, 2014
5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

MRI breakthrough for screening liquids

(Phys.org) —Los Alamos scientists have advanced a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology that may provide a breakthrough for screening liquids at airport security. They've added low-power X-ray data ...

Nov 26, 2013
4.2 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast

Ultra-sensitive polymer detects explosive devices

(Phys.org) —A chemical that's often the key ingredient in improvised explosive devices (IEDs) can be quickly and safely detected in trace amounts by a new polymer created by a team of Cornell chemists.

Jun 05, 2013
4.7 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

World landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

The Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower and the Kremlin—along with a slew of other landmarks around the world—went dark to draw attention to climate change.

Mar 24, 2013
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