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  1. Lifestyle - Technology

    How technology created for use in space has benefited life on earth

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:39am by Jamie Carter

    ... the development of new communications technologies. That might seem vague, but even a quick glance at your smartphone will reveal a glaring example of how research and development for space missions has ... biopsy technique is sparing millions of women pain, scars and radiation exposure. Other space technologies also finding life-saving uses back on earth include SunDanzer Refrigeration's ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, April 7, 2013

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the functions of human cells. These "droplet networks" could be the building blocks of a new technology used to pass on drugs and could even replace damaged tissue, said Oxford University. AFP   Space weather centre launched in Brussels Europe has launched its first space weather co-ordination centre in Brussels to raise the alarm for satellite-sizzling solar storms that threaten ...

  3. News - World - SPACE

    Space station espresso machine a giant leap for mankind

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 04:32am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Italian firms overcome technical challenges so astronauts on ISS can get their caffeine fix Espresso in space really is rocket science Perhaps one of the last barriers to the human conquest of space has been removed- a space-rated espresso machine has now been delivered to the International Space Station (ISS). The device was made by two Turin-based companies, ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    US technology breakthrough brings Spider-Man a step closer to reality

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 09:50pm by GDN

    ... Elliot Hawkes, a biomimetics student at Stanford, who weighs 70kg, to climb a 3.5-metre vertical glass wall. They now hope to develop the technology to allow climbers to move faster and more ... to develop ways to help grasp space debris. ...

  5. News - World - SPACE

    Study suggests that humans on Mars may start to die after just 68 days

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... which analysed mathematical formulas on the required oxygen, food and technology. Plants required to feed the space colony would produce "unsafe" amounts of oxygen, the authors said. "Some form of oxygen removal system is required, a technology that has not yet been developed for space flight," the study concluded. Shipping in replacement parts is an extra challenge ...

  6. Property - International - DESIGN

    Living Office concept for the new species of worker

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 04:40am by James King

    ... James King property.post@scmp.com Herman Miller reconfigures office layout into 10 dedicated spaces to match different types of work behaviour, be it in groups or individually Living ... "As we move from an era of industry into an era of ideas, the need for people to work together increases," says Hocking. "They need collaborative spaces, but workstations in serried ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, November 16, 2014

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:05am by AGENCIES

    ... Space station dodges satellite debris The International Space Station is out of harm's way after flying higher to avoid space junk. Flight controllers raised the space station's ... a kilometre later in the morning, too close for Nasa's comfort. The three station astronauts were informed of the situation, and the US space agency says they were never in danger. A manoeuvre ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Li Xiaodong's prize-winning library brings tourism to Jiaojiehe village

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 05:26pm by James King

    ... as sitting outside in the shadows; in winter, the heat of the sun is trapped inside and it's five degrees higher than outside. The idea is to use the concept and philosophy of technology ... shared apartments. They don't have a place to call home, so they don't identify with the city. They need some affordable private space. It may be small, but it can still ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, October 5, 2014

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 03:50am by AGENCIES

    ... for computing pionerr Paul Allen's space start-up, Stratolaunch Systems, company officials said. Privately owned Sierra Nevada Corp is challenging Nasa's decision to award contracts worth US$6.8 billion to develop and operate space taxis to competitors Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies. The latter is owned and run by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, co-founder of Tesla ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology

    Building houses with 3D printing technology

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:34pm by Peta Tomlinson

    ... to form an object. The "inks" are most commonly plastic polymers and metals. The technology has existed since the 1980s although, until now, it has not been capable or cost-effective ... manufacturers surveyed, two-thirds were already using 3D printing. Foster + Partners started its journey in January 2013, joining a European Space Agency consortium set up to explore the idea ...




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