Archive: 20/10/2006

Cell Phone of the Future Saves Lives

Researchers at the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research and Department of Computer Science and Engineering are working on cell phone applications that can help keep you safer, tell you ...

dateOct 20, 2006 in Telecom
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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 even faster ...

dateOct 20, 2006 in Other
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Plastic components from the microwave

Manufacturing fiber-reinforced plastic components for ships, facades of buildings and wind power plants is a technically difficult process. Researchers are now developing a new, environment-friendly process that enables the ...

dateOct 20, 2006 in Engineering
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Hawking files for divorce

Stephen Hawking, best-selling author of "A Brief History of Time," and his wife have filed for divorce in England.

dateOct 20, 2006 in Other
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Matter and antimatter feel the chemistry

“Antiprotonic hydrogen has already been produced,” explains Nicola Zurlo, an investigator in the Chemistry and Physics Department, headed by professor Evandro Lodi-Rizzini, at the University of Brescia in Brescia, Italy. ...

dateOct 20, 2006 in General Physics feature
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