Archive: 23/03/2009

New research may save lives in suicide bombings

Florida Institute of Technology researchers have determined that where a person is standing in a room or other location during a suicide terrorist attack can have a great bearing on survival and injuries.

dateMar 23, 2009 in Other
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Urban areas offer hidden biodiversity

(PhysOrg.com) -- Urban areas around the world are places of hidden biodiversity that need to be protected and encouraged through smart urban design, said an authority in green city design.

dateMar 23, 2009 in Ecology
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To be or not to be

(PhysOrg.com) -- A scholar from Oxford's English Faculty has discovered that a painting lauded as the only known portrait of William Shakespeare painted from life is almost certainly of somebody else.

dateMar 23, 2009 in Other
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Catering to car buyers' desires

(PhysOrg.com) -- Buying a new car is one of the biggest purchases most people make. But how can you be sure that the car you order will live up to your expectations? European and Asian researchers are using immersive virtual ...

dateMar 23, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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