Food portions and plates have gradually gotten larger over the last millenium, says a new study that analyzed portions in 52 Last Supper paintings, published in The International Journal of Obesity.
With beams routinely circulating in the Large Hadron Collider at 3.5 TeV, the highest energy yet achieved in a particle accelerator, CERN has set the date for the start of the LHC research programme. The first attempt for collisions at 7 TeV (3.5 TeV per beam) is scheduled for 30 March.
VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced the new VIA VX900 media system processor, a full featured single chip solution that will be coupled with the latest VIA Nano-3000 Series processors to bring truly stunning video playback to the latest HD online video services.
Britain will set up a new space agency next month to exploit an industry that appears to have defied the recession and shows huge potential for growth, the government said on Tuesday. The UK Space Agency will oversee the development of satellites, robotics and other advanced technology and may one day join international missions to explore Mars, the Moon and asteroids.
The European Union said Monday it wants the United States and others to publish a draft global anti-piracy deal to end rumors that it advocates cutting off Internet access for illegal downloaders. European Internet service providers said last month that they were alarmed by leaked details of the secret talks that they feared could lead to criminal sanctions and "three strikes and you're out" cease-and-desist orders...
(Louisiana Tech University) Professors Henry Cardenas and Sven Eklund, and Ph.D. candidate Kunal Kupwade-Patil of the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University will present their award-winning paper at the Second International Conference on Sustainable Construction...
Fort Sam Houston received 20 Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs) in January as part of a larger plan to replace petroleum-based DoD vehicles with more “energy-efficient” transportation. The Army plans on replacing up to 28,000 gas-powered ground support vehicles with electric vehicles at more than 155 Army installations worldwide.
Bill payment processor TIO Networks Corp. (TSXV:TNC) posts second-quarter loss of $632,627 or 1.36 cents a share versus a loss of $453,489 or 0.98 of a cent a share in the same period a year ago. Revenues were flat at $5.5 million.
India's telecom companies are entering an arms race. Many global companies, wisely, are staying away.
2009 was a robust year for the overall flat panel TV market, with total units rising worldwide by more than 32%, very similar to 2008 growth rates. In markets such as Japan and China, growth in 2009 was better than in 2008, despite the recession.
(Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Three new complementary research projects will turn carbon from a pollutant into useful products that could help both industry and the environment.
Renata Batteries is offering manganese dioxide bare cells with tabbing in horizontal surface mount configurations. The surface mount style is the latest addition to the company’s family of CRxxxx lithium primary batteries and battery holders. The batteries
In a speech at the China Development Forum in Beijing, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría recommended that China boost public spending on social infrastructure, including education, health, pensions and social assistance, in order to reduce inequalities, and suggested a more flexible...
Technological advances have done people a world of good, but they can also be nerve-wracking at times. Having to look at mobile device screens for information is not always a realistic or even safe thing to do, and poor eyesight can make it difficult for users to see key details. The...
In response to customers demanding more power in a smaller space, gearmotor and electric motor manufacturer, Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. has introduced its new 100mm AC motor line offering 1/8 hp (93w) in 30% less volume than previously available.