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2011-01-18 16:35:10

Researchers at the University of Warwick have developed the world’s first complete High Dynamic Range (HDR) video system, from video capture to image display, that will help a range of users including: surveillance camera operators, surgeons using video to conduct or record surgery, and camera crews following a football being kicked from sunshine into shadow.

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2010-12-14 10:16:30

On average we each consume 120 grams of plastic wrapping on Christmas gifts most of which is of a type which almost impossible to recycle.

2010-12-09 17:55:31

When it comes to health care blue lights, are usually most useful on the top of ambulances but now new research led by the University of Warwick has found a way to use blue light to activate what could be a highly potent platinum-based cancer treatment.

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2010-12-01 09:35:00

The length of a man's index finger could help indicate how likely he is to develop prostate cancer, according to a new study published Wednesday in the British Journal of Cancer.

2010-11-18 14:34:28

Researchers have uncovered the genetic basis of remarkable broad-spectrum resistance to a viral infection that, in some parts of the world, is the most important pathogen affecting leafy and arable brassica crops including broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, swede and oilseed rape.

2010-11-11 22:09:05

New research from the University of Warwick, to be presented at the World’s largest supercomputing conference next week, pits China’s new No. 1 supercomputer against alternative US designs.

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2010-11-09 10:15:00

Astronomers have discovered an unusual star system which looks like, and may even once have behaved like, a game of snooker.

2010-11-05 03:37:00

LONDON, November 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Netintelligence.com, the cloud security service from iomart Group, has won the title of Security Project of the Year at the inaugural UK Computing Security Awards. The accolade was given to the company for its work in securing and providing comprehensive parental controls on the 250,000 laptops distributed to families across England under the government's Home Access Scheme, designed to provide low-income families with internet access. The...

2010-09-14 12:38:40

Farming practices have a significant impact on the diversity of beneficial microbial fungi known to play important roles in crop productivity, soil recovery and maintenance of healthy ecosystems.

2010-09-08 00:30:40

People who sleep less than six hours a night may be three times more likely to develop a condition which leads to diabetes and heart disease.


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