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Hemp could be key to zero-carbon houses

Hemp, a plant from the cannabis family, could be used to build carbon-neutral homes of the future to help combat climate change and boost the rural economy, say researchers at the University of Bath.

Apr 09, 2009 4.8 / 5 (9) 5

Power-strip lookalike hacks office networks

(Phys.org) -- Pwnie Express, the company specializing in cyber security products, calls its new device “ingenious.” Bloggers hearing about it are paying attention to the fact that it is a power-strip ...

Jul 23, 2012 4.8 / 5 (9) 18 | with audio podcast weblog

IBM Introduces Ready-to-Use Cloud Computing

In Shanghai today, IBM unveiled plans for “Blue Cloud,” a series of cloud computing offerings that will allow corporate data centers to operate more like the Internet by enabling computing across a distributed, ...

Nov 15, 2007 4.3 / 5 (10) 0

RFID tags deliver letters safely to destination

On with a stamp, off to the mailbox, and the letter usually arrives the next day – after a long journey through a complex system of logistics. A new type of RFID tag with a display can help to make the system ...

Oct 20, 2006 3.2 / 5 (13) 0