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RQ-170 drone's ambush facts spilled by Iranian engineer

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the aftermath of the Iran capture of a US military drone earlier this month now come arguments over how Iran managed to pull it off. An Iranian engineer’s exclusive interview with The Christian Science Monitor has been published, which details how the Iranians captured the drone through ...

Dec 17, 2011 weblog
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Self-Cooling Soda Bottles?

Every day, the sun bathes the planet in energy--free of charge--yet few systems can take advantage of that source for both heating and cooling. Now, researchers are making progress on a thin-film technology ...

Jul 11, 2006
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Bombay Dabbawalas go high-tech

For over a century they delivered hot lunch in packages to thousands of Bombay's working people with almost faultless efficiency without the help of information technology. But now Bombay's ubiquitous Dabbawalas lunch deliverymen ...

Jun 27, 2006
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Philips Lighting The Way Through the 21st Century

Philips scientists envision a future of eco-friendly and aesthetic lighting solutions for consumers. Their R&D work in the area of OLED lighting will bring light to walls, ceiling, furniture, windows and most ...

Dec 05, 2007 weblog
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JitterBugs could turn your keyboard against you

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science warn against an entirely new threat to computer security: peripheral devices – such as keyboards, mice or microphones ...

Aug 07, 2006
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RFID Feared as Possible Terrorist Target

London's Royal Academy of Engineering suggests that someday a terrorist will be able to read personal details from a distance and set a bomb to go off when a particular person gets within range.

Mar 28, 2007
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