Scientists in the US have developed a flexible shirt made of the same material used in tank armour, by combining carbon in the shirt with the third-hardest material on Earth, boron. The plain white T-shirts are dipped into a boron solution, then heated in an oven at more than 1000C, which changes the cotton fibres
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Apple quote $US499 ($AUD 553.20) entry price. Let’s see what the local market does with it. iPhone to iPad – natural technical progression. I want one.
AUSTRALIA’S states and territories have begun exploring the use of digital vehicle registration tags, using technology similar to electronic toll collection systems. A spokeswoman for the transport and traffic authority, Austroads, confirmed that a multi-state licencing and registration taskforce had begun exploring the use of radio-frequency identity (RFID) tags to improve vehicle identification and reduce
INTERNET users have been promised faster, cheaper downloads with Brisbane company Pipe Networks set to break the duopoly that controls Australia’s links to global broadband networks. Pipe Networks yesterday confirmed it would build a $200 million undersea cable connecting Sydney to Guam, an island broadband hub with links to Asia, Hawaii and the US mainland.
China’s largest mobile phone service provider successfully tested a transmission station on Mount Everest today, making it possible for climbers and those on next year’s Olympic torch relay to make calls, a state news agency reported. China Mobile had to hire yaks and porters to help transport equipment up to the station site at 6,500
Nasa mission has a mission underway that will travel to a comet and release an impactor on July 4, creating a crater on the surface of the comet. Scientists believe the exposed materials may give clues to the formation of our solar system. I like the thought of NASA having the practised capacity to impact