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Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers

Michelle Plante scoured a surveillance video for clues, trying to identify the man seen shooting at someone in a Hartford playground recently in broad daylight. Luckily, no children were there, and the man fled into a nearby ...

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Perception research with motion simulators

In the Cyberneum at the Tübingen-based Max Planck Campus, people are transported into virtual worlds in order to investigate how our brain processes impressions. A motion simulator - a cable robot - has recently been developed ...

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EgyptAir MS804: search and rescue at sea is never easy

The disappearance of EgyptAir flight MS804, presumed lost over the eastern Mediterranean on a flight between Paris and Cairo with all 66 on board, is the latest passenger aircraft to go missing. The loss of Malaysia Airlines ...

dateMay 23, 2016 in Other
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A sixth sense protects drivers except when texting

While much has been made about the dangers of texting and driving, less attention has been focused on the age-old distractions of being absent minded or upset while driving. A team of researchers from the University of Houston ...

dateMay 12, 2016 in Other
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Dynamic dazzle distorts speed

Dazzle camouflage, as used on World War I battleships to fool U-boat commanders, has been modernised for the twenty-first century with moving patterns.

dateMay 19, 2016 in Other
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