Archive: 23/04/2010

New navsat sensor improves water monitoring

(PhysOrg.com) -- The start-up company Star2Earth, reared in the ESA Business Incubation Centre in the Netherlands, will improve electricity production from a hydroelectric plant on Lake Laja in Chile by using navigation satellite ...

dateApr 23, 2010 in Engineering
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The joy is in the social hunt

The popularity of social networking websites has grown dramatically in recent years. One of the most popular sites, Facebook.com, now boasts more than 350 million users worldwide. With so many people interacting with each ...

dateApr 23, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Helping the NRC look below the surface

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are helping U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) experts model the movement of radioactive materials in the soil. Their findings can be used to fine-tune the risk assessment ...

dateApr 23, 2010 in Environment
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Passwords are passe but biometrics are not mobile

Writing in the International Journal of Electronic Marketing and Retailing, researchers from the US and Germany point out an inherent flaw in the financial industry adopting biometric logins to boost security in that the ...

dateApr 23, 2010 in Other
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Bosses behaving badly

(PhysOrg.com) -- The formula for positive leadership may be the holy grail of management training, but there's also increasing interest in the negative flipside.

dateApr 23, 2010 in Social Sciences
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