Archive: 24/02/2006

Wireless World: Not just for nebbishes

A few years ago wireless data networks were a novelty, something that only nebbishes enjoyed, and no one else really understood, or cared to understand. Now they're a business necessity -- for the corporate office or home ...

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Japan police struggle against cybercrime

Japan may still be one of the safest countries in the world when it comes to violent crime, but the number committed in cyberspace is on the rise, according to the National Police Agency.

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Earprints as evidence?

Burglars often listen at windows and doors, leaving an earprint behind, which, just like a finger print, can be used to trace them. Lynn Meijerman is researching the value of ear prints as evidence in identifying criminals.

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World first forensic technique announced

A team led by a University of Leicester forensic pathologist is believed to be the first in the world to use a new radiological approach for mass fatality investigation. Traditionally 2 types of radiology are used in mass ...

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Mini robots to undertake major tasks?

From cell manipulation to micro assembly, micro robots devised by an international team of researchers offer a glimpse of the future.

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ESA confirms CryoSat recovery mission

At the latest meeting of the European Space Agency's Earth Observation Programme Board, which took place at ESA’s Headquarters in Paris on 23 and 24 February, ESA received the green light from its Member States to build ...

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Organic Hydrogen Storage

Fossil fuels are limited and polluting, hence the search for alternatives. One suitable and environmentally sound fuel would be hydrogen; unfortunately there are currently few technical possibilities for the construction ...

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Analysts expect to see more wireless IPOs

Investment in the wireless technology industry is on the rise, and analysts expect to see more companies issuing initial public offerings on the stock market.

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