AT&T joins crowded field with online video plans
NEW YORK (AP) -- AT&T and an investment firm run by former News Corp. executive Peter Chernin have formed an online video venture that could rival Netflix and Hulu....
Israel opens military service to the Christian minority
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Why Google Is Sending Its Smartphones Into Space
Using custom-built smartphones, Google and NASA are developing smart robots to work on menial tasks at the International Space Station
China's Shandong Airlines places $4.6bn order for 50 Boeing 737s
Chinese carrier Shandong Airlines has agreed to purchase 50 Boeing 737 jets, worth $4.6bn at list prices, in a move to grow its fleet and facilitate future business expansion.
Automatic method for the dermatological diagnosis of selected hand skin features in hyperspectral imaging
IntroductionHyperspectral imaging has been used in dermatology for many years. The enrichment of hyperspectral imaging with image analysis broadens considerably the possibility of reproducible, quantitative evaluation of, for example, melanin and haemoglobin at any location in the patient''s skin. T...
How Will Patients Be Effected By Medtronic''s TAVR Battle With Edwards?
Computer-aided detection system for lung cancer in computed tomography scans: Review and future prospects
IntroductionThe goal of this paper is to present a critical review of major Computer-Aided Detection systems(CADe) for lung cancer in order to identify challenges for future research. CADe systems must meetthe following requirements: improve the performance of radiologists providing high sensitivity...
Interactions.org Newsdigest 17 Apr 2014
-- Beam on target! CEBAF accelerator achieves 12 GeV commissioning milestone -- Gamma-ray astronomy: Site negotiations for Cherenkov Telescope Array started -- Supersymmetry and the crisis in physics -- Star dust casts doubt on recent big bang wave result -- Panel homes in on sites for gamma-ray det...
Google Brings Portable Native Client To Chrome
Developers can now compile native C and C++ code to run in Chrome across different hardware architectures.
Introduction Foundations Fill Backfilling, 2 PDH
This course will give engineers and other design and construction professionals an introduction to fill and backfill construction for structure foundations.