Daily Archives: February 28, 2012

Symphony of Science – The Greatest Show on Earth!

Symphony of Science – The Greatest Show on Earth!

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HoverMast cam launches in 10 seconds

The HoverMast is a hovering surveillance machine that can be deployed from a small vehicle such as an armored SUV. The machine, developed by Sky Sapience and currently at the prototype stage, can be deployed to an altitude of up … Continue reading

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This tiny galaxy might rewrite the early history of the universe

This dwarf galaxy is located just 59 million light-years away, making it one of the closest galaxies to our own. But because most of its stars are still just starting out, it’s like a portal to the early universe. The … Continue reading

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Universal vaccine could give us a world without the flu

Because flu viruses mutate so fast, the only way to stop them is to destroy their ability to evolve. That’s the key to creating a universal flu vaccine… and now we may have found the secret to creating one, and … Continue reading

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Mouse glove is designed for new comfort zones

Glove Mouse

Yet another alternative to the conventional computer mouse is being marketed, this time a pull-on glove that behaves as a mouse. The Ion Wireless Air Mouse Glove is from a Cocoa, Florida-based company, Bellco Ventures, which describes itself as specializing … Continue reading

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Brian Cox joins the judges of new engineering “Nobel” prize

Organisers have announced the judging panel for a new £1m prize billed as a “Nobel” for engineers. The 14-strong panel includes experts from a variety of disciplines, including TV physicist Brian Cox. The prize, funded by an endowment from a number … Continue reading

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