News tagged with radio frequencies

After foiled US plane attack, scanners revisited

As US lawmakers demand to know how a would-be attacker smuggled explosives aboard a plane on Christmas Day, the use of body scanners at airport security points is likely to be revisited.

Dec 29, 2009
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Fermi sees brightest-ever blazar flare

(PhysOrg.com) -- A galaxy located billions of light-years away is commanding the attention of NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope and astronomers around the globe. Thanks to a series of flares that began ...

Dec 09, 2009
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Intelligent blood bags

(PhysOrg.com) -- Have the blood supplies got too warm? Do they match the patient?s blood group? In the future, these kinds of questions will be answered by intelligent radio nodes attached to blood bags. These ...

Dec 01, 2009
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Intelligence inside metal components

Up to now, extreme production temperatures made it impossible to equip metallic components with RFID chips during the operating process. At Euromold in Frankfurt (Dec. 2-5), Germany, Fraunhofer researchers ...

Nov 24, 2009
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Building the smart home wirelessly

Like the paperless office, the smart home has been a long time coming, but a report published in the International Journal of Internet Protocol Technology, suggests that radio tags coupled with mobile communications device ...

Nov 19, 2009
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WHO study suggests link between cell phones and tumors

(PhysOrg.com) -- Preliminary results of an International investigation by the World Health Organization (WHO) suggest there may be a "significantly increased risk" of some types of brain tumors after use of ...

Oct 27, 2009 weblog
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