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Wireless sensor transmits tumor pressure

The interstitial pressure inside a tumor is often remarkably high compared to normal tissues and is thought to impede the delivery of chemotherapeutic agents as well as decrease the effectiveness of radiation ...

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Fly ash builds green cement mixture

An eco-friendly cement, known as Alkali Pozzolan Cement (APC), containing a mixture of fly ash, dry lime powder and sodium sulphate under specific scaffolding conditions has been developed by Curtin University ...

Sep 17, 2014 4.8 / 5 (5) 4

Nanoscience makes your wine better

One sip of a perfectly poured glass of wine leads to an explosion of flavours in your mouth. Researchers at Aarhus University, Denmark, have now developed a nanosensor that can mimic what happens in your ...

Sep 17, 2014 4.3 / 5 (3) 0

Reducing traffic congestion, remotely

At the Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress last week, MIT researchers received one of the best-paper awards for a new system, dubbed RoadRunner, that uses GPS-style turn-by-turn directions to ...

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Making drones more customizable

A first-ever standard "operating system" for drones, developed by a startup with MIT roots, could soon help manufacturers easily design and customize unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for multiple applications.

Sep 12, 2014 3 / 5 (2) 0

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Europe's new age of metals begins

ESA has joined forces with other leading research institutions and more than 180 European companies in a billion-euro effort developing new types of metals and manufacturing techniques for this century.

Next-generation remote maintenance with smart data

Siemens is upgrading its central remote-maintenance service to handle large amounts of data and new applications. Through its common Remote Service Platform (cRSP), Siemens serves around 250,000 customer ...

Engineered proteins stick like glue—even in water

World greenhouse emissions threaten warming goal

Smart headlights spare the eyes of oncoming drivers

A smart headlight developed at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute enables drivers to take full advantage of their high beams without fear of blinding oncoming drivers or suffering from the glare ...

Ships without skippers

A 200 metre long vessel moves slowly across the dark sea surface. There is no one at the wheel. It is quiet on the bridge. There are no signs of life in the engine room or on deck. A scene from a horror film ...

Wearable clip tells parents, coach about head impact

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a concussion is a type of injury caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Concussions ...

Uncovering the forbidden side of molecules

Battling superbugs with gene-editing system

Tens of thousands join London climate march

Overwhelmed west Africa ramps up Ebola response

Loudspeakers in jet engines

Unless one is attending an aeronautics convention or going on a trip, noise associated with aircraft engines is rarely tolerable. Different means of significantly reducing that noise are being tested by EPFL's Electromagnetics ...

Hovering drones adapted for photo lighting

(Phys.org) —A professional photographer doesn't just carry a camera. A typical shoot involves carefully arranged lighting, perhaps some assistants to move the light stands around. Complicated enough in ...

Couch gets robotic makeover

(Phys.org) —It's an innovation that adds a whole new dimension to the term "couch surfing". A team of UNSW engineering students has created a robotic couch that can move in any direction and be controlled ...

UN summit to test commitment to climate fund

Sierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown

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