Archive: 24/11/2008

Up close and personal networks

(PhysOrg.com) -- The MAGNET Beyond project developed a breakthrough platform to cope with a world where every individual owns up to a thousand personal devices. But what will such a world look like?

dateNov 24, 2008 in Engineering
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RoboClam could lead to 'smart' anchors, more

(PhysOrg.com) -- The simple razor clam has inspired a new MIT robot that could lead to a “smart” anchor that burrows through the ocean floor to reposition itself and could even reverse, making it easier to recover.

dateNov 24, 2008 in Robotics
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Developing a neighborhood watch for the Internet

Internet network performance problems are not only annoying to users -- they are costly to businesses and network operators. But since the Internet has no built-in monitoring system, network problems often go unnoticed.

dateNov 24, 2008 in Engineering
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Dolphin population stunted by fishing activities, study finds

Despite broad "dolphin safe" practices, fishing activities have continued to restrict the growth of at least one Pacific Ocean dolphin population, a new report led by a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at ...

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Old flies can become young moms

Female flies can turn back the biological clock and extend their lifespan at the same time, University of Southern California biologists report.

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