Scientists

Scientists find evidence of high-speed planet smash-up

September 1, 2009

Nasa’s Spitzer Space Telescope has found evidence of a high-speed collision between two burgeoning planets around a young star, in the form of vaporized rock and massive plumes of hot lava in space. Astronomers say that two rocky bodies, one as least as big as our moon and the other at least as big as [...]

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Scientists secretly fear AI robot-machines may soon outsmart men

August 29, 2009

A robot that can open doors. Computer viruses that no one can stop. Advances in the scientific world promise many benefits, but scientists are secretly panicking over the thought that artificially intelligent machines could outsmart humans.
While at a conference, held in Monterey Bay, California, leading experts warned that mankind might not be able to control computer-based systems that carry out a growing share of society’s workload, reports The Times.

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Scientists suggest development of ‘corpse detector’

August 17, 2009

A group of scientists in the U.S. have come up with the suggestion that a profile of the chemicals released from decomposing bodies may lead to a portable device capable enough to detect people buried in disasters and at crime scenes. Speaking at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Washington [...]

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UK asks scientists to prepare innovative anti-terror gadgets

August 14, 2009

In a bid to combat possible terror attacks, Britain has asked scientists to come up with innovative technology and anti-terror gadgets that could be used against outfits like al Qaeda. The experts could act like fictional boffin ‘Q’ from the James Bond films and millions of pounds could be available to fund the right product. [...]

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Scientists harness car horns for disaster warning

August 12, 2009

Researchers in Germany have devised a technology which activates the horns of parked cars in case of disaster. The technology is based on the eCall emergency system which new cars will be equipped with from September 2010. The eCall system was developed at the initiative of the EU Commission to help reduce the number of [...]

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Scientists find evidence of high-speed planet smash-up

August 11, 2009

Nasa’s Spitzer Space Telescope has found evidence of a high-speed collision between two burgeoning planets around a young star, in the form of vaporized rock and massive plumes of hot lava in space. Astronomers say that two rocky bodies, one as least as big as our moon and the other at least as big as [...]

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Scientists find evidence of high-speed planet smash-up

July 11, 2009

Nasa’s Spitzer Space Telescope has found evidence of a high-speed collision between two burgeoning planets around a young star, in the form of vaporized rock and massive plumes of hot lava in space. Astronomers say that two rocky bodies, one as least as big as our moon and the other at least as big as [...]

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