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How long do insects last?

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have shown that although insects are made from one of the toughest natural materials, their legs and wings can wear out over time. The findings have been just published in the Journal of ...

May 09, 2013
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New fatigue model leads to more durable ships

Heikki Remes at the Aalto University School of Engineering, Department of Applied Mechanics, has developed a model making it possible to determine how fatigue sets in with various welded steel materials. ...

Apr 23, 2013
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As Facebook matures, is it losing its edge? (Update)

Has Facebook become less fun? That's something many users—especially those in their teens and early 20s—are asking themselves as they wade through endless posts, photos "liked" by people they barely know ...

Apr 02, 2013
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Perfecting sound quality in-ear

An audio pioneer who has worked with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Bon Jovi and Pink Floyd, Stephen Ambrose is on a quest to perfect sound quality. His most recent innovation is a modification for ear buds, ...

Dec 19, 2012
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Disabled on the outside of virtual worlds

An ARC-funded project exploring isolation, illness and the internet suggests online virtual worlds can offer support for isolated individuals suffering disabilities – but accessibility remains a major obstacle.

Nov 26, 2012
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