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Electric cars take off in Norway

They speed past gas guzzlers in traffic, ignore congestion charges and get city centre parking for free. In a country whose wealth is fuelled by oil, Oslo has become the world capital of the electric car.

dateMay 10, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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When cars talk to one another

Networking vehicles with one another and with the infrastructure gives the driver information on the situation beyond his or her field of vision and warns the driver about accidents or traffic jams. Researchers ...

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Engineering
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Ask Not for Whom the Bridge Tolls

(PhysOrg.com) -- Louise Nelson Dyble was a small-town girl from the mountains of northeastern Washington state when she first saw the San Francisco Bay Area bridges. They blew her away.

dateJul 13, 2010 in Other
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Intel's new fiber-optic cables promise speed boost

Envisioning a data traffic jam looming as consumers shuttle increasing amounts of information among their home PCs, televisions and other gadgets, Intel plans to introduce new technology in a few months that could keep everything ...

dateApr 07, 2010 in Telecom
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Analyzing Effects Of Hoops Ball Hog

Fans will have noticed that when a basketball team's best player sits out for a while the team will sometimes actually do better than when the star is playing. Concepts from the mathematical science called ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Mathematics
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Explosion of wireless devices causing data traffic jam

With the exploding popularity of smartphones, wireless laptops and, if Steve Jobs has his way, tablet computers, it's fast becoming a wireless world. But the breakneck growth of all things wireless is threatening to cause ...

dateFeb 15, 2010 in Telecom
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