Archive: 4/03/2011

Shared space study

Shared space schemes for integrated street design – where segregation between cars, pedestrians and other road users are reduced or removed – have little benefit for street users, finds research led by Professor ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Other
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Internet titans to meet, advise G8: source

The heads of virtual giants Facebook, Google and eBay will be invited to meet in Paris in May to formulate proposals on the future of the Internet ahead of a G8 summit in France, a sector source said Friday.

dateMar 04, 2011 in Business
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Zooming in on the weapons of Salmonella

Some of the most dreaded diseases in the world such as plague, typhoid and cholera are caused by bacteria that have one thing in common: they possess an infection apparatus which is a nearly unbeatable weapon. When attacking ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Biochemistry
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The scars of impacts on Mars

ESA's Mars Express has returned new images of an elongated impact crater in the southern hemisphere of Mars. Located just south of the Huygens basin, it could have been carved out by a train of projectiles striking the planet ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Mobile gaming dominates Game Developers Conference

(AP) -- With retail video game sales smacked down by the rough economy and ever-growing competition in the crowded social and mobile game marketplace, it seemed like attendees at this week's annual Game Developers Conference ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Business
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How dogs make sense of size

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Sussex psychologists have demonstrated an ability in domestic dogs to match acoustic and visual cues - a cognitive ability once thought to be found in primates only -when assessing size in other ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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