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Wireless Data Transmission At 100 Gigabits Per Second
2013-10-14 10:19:53

In the current issue of the nature photonics magazine, researchers present a method for wireless data transmission at a world-record rate of 100 gigabits per second.

Physics Helps In The Invention Of New Fly Rod
2013-10-14 08:56:24

A new Norwegian fishing rod is about to be launched onto the world market. The inventor calls it fly fishing’s equivalent of carving skis.

Mollii Garment Could Provide Treatment For Brain Damage Or Neurological Disorders
2013-10-14 08:22:35

Improved range of motion and reduced pain for people with brain injuries and neurological disorders may now be available with a specially-designed elastic body suit fitted with electrodes

World Space Walk 2013: Simultaneous Experiments Performed By Three Mars Analogue Spacesuit Teams
2013-10-10 12:36:21

One of the key elements of equipment for a future human expedition to Mars will be a spacesuit that allows astronauts to roam the Martian surface.

Archaeologists Discovery 2,700-year-old Portico In Greece
2013-10-09 10:21:17

A 2,700-year-old portico was discovered this summer on the site of the ancient city of Argilos in northern Greece, following an archaeological excavation

Researchers Discover Mother Of Roman Perfumes On Mediterranean Coast
2013-10-09 09:38:47

Researchers at the Pablo de Olavide University in Seville have described a new plant in the eastern Mediterranean, growing mainly near the coast.

Two Hundred Year Old Mystery Of Roman Statue Solved By Archaeology Experts
2013-10-08 13:38:05

Archaeologists from Bournemouth University have been able to identify a stone head that was found in a flowerbed in Chichester over 200 years ago, and remained a mystery ever since.

Autumn Population Of Barnacle Geese Tripled In The Eastern Gulf Of Finland
2013-10-08 10:19:58

The barnacle goose population in Finland increased by eight per cent year-on-year.

International Space Experts Appointed To Judging Panel For Google Lunar XPRIZE
2013-09-30 09:51:04

Google Lunar XPRIZE has announced the line-up for its Judging Panel: eight international experts with experience from iconic space missions including Apollo, the Hubble Space Telescope, the Huygens probe to Titan, the Swift gamma-ray burst mission and the Curiosity Mars rover.

Artificial Surfaces Developed That Surfaces Insects Cannot Stick To
2013-09-24 09:55:00

Beetles, cockroaches, and ants will have a harder time walking on facades or air conditioners in the future - thanks to the bio-inspired, anti-adhesive surfaces


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