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Smart Suit Doesn't Miss a Beat

Imagine wearing a smart T-shirt or a suit embedded with tiny electronics that can monitor your heart or respiratory function wirelessly. When dirty, you take it off and throw it in the wash or have it dry-cleaned.

Jul 03, 2007
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A small ship with a Titanic reputation

Despite conjuring up images of vastness and opulence, Titanic was actually no bigger than a North Sea ferry and could easily sit on the deck of a large container ship.

Feb 12, 2014
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DNA fingerprinting simplified

Agarose gel electrophoresis? Most teenagers wouldn’t have a clue what this scientific term means, but middle school student Andrew Trigiano knows the protocol inside and out. When Andrew was 12, his father ...

May 13, 2008
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Electricity grid could become a type of Internet

In the future everyone who is connected to the electricity grid will be able to upload and download packages of electricity to and from this network. At least, that is one of the transformations the electricity grid could ...

Oct 24, 2007
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Chinese develop e-waste technology

Chinese scientists say they have developed a recycling and recovery technology designed especially for disposal of printed circuit boards.

Feb 15, 2007
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Smart Grid Technology: Vulnerable To Hackers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Smart Grids are digitally based electricity distribution and transmission systems and test have shown that a hacker can break into the system resulting in a massive blackout.

Mar 23, 2009 weblog
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Teaching computer games

Computer games have a broad appeal that transcends gender, culture, age and socio-economic status. Now, computer scientists in the US think that creating computer games, rather than just playing them could boost students' ...

Jan 21, 2010
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