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Eco-architecture could produce 'grow your own' homes

A bus stop that grows its own foliage as shade? A children's playground, made entirely from trees? A shelter made from living tree roots that could provide natural protection against earthquakes in California?

dateAug 21, 2008 in Other
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Camera can see through clothing

Developers of a specialized camera that can help police detect weapons and drugs under clothing say they will show it off in England this week.

dateMar 11, 2008 in Other
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The Japanese disaster one year later

As the world remembers the horrors of the disaster on its one-year anniversary, experts at the Mailman School take stock of disaster response, nuclear fears and lessons learned

dateMar 12, 2012 in Other
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JitterBugs could turn your keyboard against you

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science warn against an entirely new threat to computer security: peripheral devices – such as keyboards, mice or microphones – which could ...

dateAug 07, 2006 in Other
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A sixth sense protects drivers except when texting

While much has been made about the dangers of texting and driving, less attention has been focused on the age-old distractions of being absent minded or upset while driving. A team of researchers from the University of Houston ...

dateMay 12, 2016 in Other
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Operating a computer by gesture only

Operating computers without touching them, using only hand and arm gestures: it sounds futuristic, but it's already possible. Researcher Wim Fikkert of the Centre for Telematics and Information Technology of the University ...

dateMar 12, 2010 in Other
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