Articles by: NetHawk

New System Scans Veins in Shoppers Palm for Biometric ID

April 18, 2014 at 11:02 am

New system in Sweden scans veins in shoppers’ palm for biometric identification .

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Micro-Robots

April 18, 2014 at 10:57 am

SRI is developing new technology to reliably control thousands of micro-robots for smart manufacturing of macro-scale products in compact, integrated systems.

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Intelligent Batteries

April 18, 2014 at 10:56 am

The basic car battery hasn’t really changed much in the past 30 years. U-M engineers are working to make them smarter, safer and more efficient.

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Futuristic Highways in the Netherlands Glow in the Dark

April 17, 2014 at 9:00 am

A futuristic highway that can save energy and improve road safety is set to be installed in the Netherlands by mid-2013. Two companies, Studio Roosegaarde [...]

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10 Differences between ERP and Marriage

April 17, 2014 at 7:30 am

Marriage is a good metaphor for a relationship with enterprise software like ERP, but they’re not really the same are they?

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On-The-Spot Malaria Detector

April 17, 2014 at 7:00 am

A portable malaria detector could provide test results in seconds.

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Is this the ‘greenest’ aircraft ever?

April 16, 2014 at 10:09 am

This plane is totally solar powered. Its wingspan is wider than a jumbo jet, but it only weighs as much as an average family car. [...]

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Project Ara: building the modular smartphone

April 16, 2014 at 10:04 am

Project Ara, a smartphone you can customize, may seem like a crazy idea, but it’s not half as crazy as what it takes to build [...]

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Weather Changes May Increase the Number of Lyme Disease Cases

April 16, 2014 at 10:01 am

Researchers tracking how weather may be a factor on the ticks that carry Lyme disease.

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Old Google website as in 1998

April 15, 2014 at 10:24 am

Checkout old and classic user interface design of Google.com website as it was in year 1998. It has old Google logo along with option to [...]

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A Milkshake Experiment

April 15, 2014 at 10:23 am

Can you control your metabolism with your mind? Alia Crum says that if we really want to lose weight, we’d eat foods labelled ‘fatty’ instead [...]

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How Smart Are Crows?

April 15, 2014 at 10:21 am

Scientists are trying to understand the limits to the well-established intelligence of crows.

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Gravity Powered Xylophone

April 14, 2014 at 10:26 am

If a xylophone plays in the forest, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

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High-tech hives keep bees happy and healthy

April 14, 2014 at 10:25 am

A do-it-yourself hive, complete with sensors to track temperature, humidity and pollution will keep your bees happy and stress-free.

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Do Your Fruits and Veggies Know What Time It Is?

April 14, 2014 at 10:24 am

How plants use their biological clocks to ward off insect attacks and produce more anti-cancer chemicals.

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