Saturday, April 23, 2011
Powerdecal shines new light on car window stickers: "Perhaps there's a law of marketing that states, 'If you want to add to an existing product's gee-whiz factor, just alter that product so it lights up in the dark.' Really, who wouldn't want glowing paper clips, or baby bottles, or ... automotive window decals?"
Posted by steve at 6:13 PM
Toshiba launches HDDs with built-in Wipe Technology: "The accidental loss or deliberate theft of notebooks with drives full of sensitive information is not just the cause of red faces (or worse) for government or military officials around the globe, as the world of business has also been touched by such security breaches. Self-encrypting drives have done much to help lock down important files, but Toshiba has gone a step further by developing a technology that securely erases data rather than let it fall into unauthorized hands."
Posted by steve at 6:12 PM
New technique for regenerating blood vessels to aid treatment of vascular disease: "Researchers at the University of Western Ontario have discovered a new strategy for helping the body make blood vessels in vulnerable or damaged tissue."
Posted by steve at 6:10 PM
Nanofiber spheres carry healing cells into cartilage wounds: "Cartilage wounds can be very difficult to treat. While they may eventually heal on their own, the resulting tissue often won't take the same form – or allow for the same function – as the original. Cartilage injuries are often treated with a process known as ACI (autologous chondrocyte implantation), in which a patient's own cells are injected at the wound site to form new tissue."
Posted by steve at 6:09 PM
Volkswagen's third generation Beetle unveiled: "The new Volkswagen Beetle greeted audiences across the world in a truly global launch today. The 'people's car' entered its third generation simultaneously in Shanghai, Berlin and New York, with 22.5 million units sold over 73 years."
Posted by steve at 6:08 PM