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The technological search for MH370's black box

As the effort to find Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 moves inexorably towards the recovery stage, the challenge of finding the plane's flight recorder (called the "black box" even though it's actually bright orange) on the ocean fl ...

Mar 31, 2014 3.8 / 5 (4) 0

Cities open up to congestion charging

Traffic jams aren't the only things that disappear when congestion charging programs are implemented. A Swedish researcher finds that opposition to these proposals appears to vanish once they take effect.

Mar 31, 2014 3.8 / 5 (4) 1

Beating heart powers pacemaker

(Phys.org) —An interdisciplinary research team including Northwestern University's Yonggang Huang has developed a flexible medical implant that harvests the energy of the beating heart. Such a device could ...

Apr 10, 2014 5 / 5 (3) 0

Samsung looks to life beyond the smartphone

After years of record profit growth, tech giant Samsung Electronics looks to be at a commercial crossroads as it searches for a new growth driver to counter slowing sales of its phenomenally successful smartphones.

Apr 13, 2014 5 / 5 (3) 1