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Airships – the future of aviation?

Researchers from the University of Lincoln, UK, have completed a three year investigation into stratospheric passenger airships as part of a multi-national engineering project designed to provide a future ...

dateMar 23, 2015 in Engineering
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Fitness app connects exercisers to experts

Can advanced networking and next-generation applications help solve some of our nation's most pressing health problems? Can mobile devices and high-speed Internet be used to improve our health and well-being? ...

dateMar 24, 2015 in Software
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New technique paints tissue samples with light

One infrared scan can give pathologists a window into the structures and molecules inside tissues and cells, enabling fast and broad diagnostic assessments, thanks to an imaging technique developed by University ...

dateMar 24, 2015 in Engineering
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Finger-mounted reading device for the blind

Researchers at the MIT Media Laboratory have built a prototype of a finger-mounted device with a built-in camera that converts written text into audio for visually impaired users. The device provides feedback—either ...

dateMar 10, 2015 in Engineering
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