Archive: 20/04/2010

An artificial eye on your driving

With just a half second's notice, a driver can swerve to avoid a fatal accident or slam on the brakes to miss hitting a child running after a ball. But first, the driver must perceive the danger.

dateApr 20, 2010 in Engineering
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UWE researchers reinvent the potters wheel

(PhysOrg.com) -- Broken the lid of your favourite ceramic teapot but can't buy a replacement? Worry not. Researchers from the Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) at the University of the West of England, Bristol, have discovered ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Engineering
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Apple wants its iPhone back

A 27-year-old Apple software engineer has been outed as the unfortunate employee of the notoriously secretive company who left behind an iPhone prototype in a California beer garden.

dateApr 20, 2010 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Bone-eating worms 30 million years old

An international team of scientists led by the paleontologist Steffen Kiel at the University of Kiel, Germany, found the first fossil boreholes of the worm Osedax that consumes whale bones on the deep-sea floor. They conclude ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Archaeology & Fossils
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