News tagged with jordan

Researchers turn Kinect game into a 3D scanner

University of California, San Diego students preparing for a future archaeological dig to Jordan will likely pack a Microsoft Kinect, but it won’t be used for post-dig, all-night gaming marathons. Instead, the students ...

dateAug 01, 2011 in Hardware
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Dead Sea needs world help to stay alive

The Dead Sea may soon shrink to a lifeless pond as Middle East political strife blocks vital measures needed to halt the decay of the world's lowest and saltiest body of water, experts say.

dateNov 24, 2009 in Environment
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Healthy housing for refugees in extreme climates

Refugees living in extreme climates ranging from 45 degrees to -10 degrees, such as those in Jordan, could benefit from improved living conditions as a result of an international collaborative research project led by the ...

dateMay 02, 2017 in Engineering
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Where the Jordan stops flowing

A new study conducted at Tel Aviv University and published in the journal Water Research argues that Israel's Jordan River may be a useful case study for the challenges facing stream restoration initiatives around the world. ...

dateApr 03, 2017 in Environment
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