Archive: 21/09/2010

Invaders could devastate Florida avocado industry

Florida's lucrative avocado industry could face a serious blow from a duo of deadly new invaders. Together, the invasive fungus called "laurel wilt disease" and the redbay ambrosia beetle, which carries laurel wilt, represent ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Ecology
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Dancing robot swan triggers emotions

The Dying Swan is sometimes moving smoothly and gently, sometimes in a dramatic and fiery manner, as Tchaikovsky┬┤s majestic music from the ballet Swan Lake is playing. Yet this is no ordinary ballet dancer, but a robot in ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Robotics
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A single application for every device

Led by the German Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS, a consortium of major, international companies will develop an open-source platform and software components that will allow cross-platform use of services and technologies that ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Software
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